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tend

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to show a liking or proneness (for something)

  • her wardrobe tends toward dark colors and heavy fabrics
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tend

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1 to take charge of especially on behalf of another

  • tend the store while I run an errand
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look after, see after, see to, take care of

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2 to look after or assist the growth of by labor and care

  • lately I haven't been doing a good job of tending my garden
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3 to work by plowing, sowing, and raising crops on

  • plots that during the war were tended by city dwellers as vegetable gardens
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4 to look after and make decisions about

  • the dying patriarch wondered who would tend the family business after he was gone
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watch over



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