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tending

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having a tendency to be or act in a certain way
  • people tending toward daily exercise will significantly reduce their risk of cardiac arrest
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tending

verb , present participle of 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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tending

verb , present participle of tend

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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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