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tend

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of tend

  1. to show a liking or proneness (for something) her wardrobe tends toward dark colors and heavy fabrics Synonyms of 1tend incline, run, tend, trendWords Related to 1tend go, gravitate; indicate, point, suggestNear Antonyms of 1tend avoid, shun, shy (from or away from)


tend

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of tend

  1. 1 to take charge of especially on behalf of another tend the store while I run an errand Synonyms of 2tend attend, care (for), mind, oversee, superintend, supervise, watch Words Related to 2tend administrate, conduct, control, direct, govern, guide, manage, operate, preside (over), regulate, run, steward; guard, patrol, protect, safeguard, shield; baby, babysit, chaperone (or chaperon), mother, shepherd Phrases look after, see after, see to, take care of Near Antonyms of 2tend abandon, disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, pass over

  2. 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 Synonyms of 2tend crop, cultivate, culture, dress, promote, raise, rear, tendWords Related to 2tend breed, produce, propagate; plant, sow; gather, glean, harvest, reap; germinate, quicken, ripen, root, sproutNear Antonyms of 2tend kill; dig, extirpate, pick, pluck, pull (up), uproot; cut, hay, mow

  3. 3 to work by plowing, sowing, and raising crops on plots that during the war were tended by city dwellers as vegetable gardens Synonyms of 2tend cultivate, tend, tillWords Related to 2tend crop, plant; harvest, reap; harrow, hoe; sharecrop

  4. 4 to look after and make decisions about the dying patriarch wondered who would tend the family business after he was gone Synonyms of 2tend administer, administrate, carry on, control, direct, govern, guide, handle, keep, manage, operate, overlook, oversee, preside (over), regulate, run, steward, superintend, supervise, tendWords Related to 2tend care (for), mind, watch; lead, pilot, steer; guard, protect, safeguard; micromanage, stage-manage; codirect, comanage



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