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English definition of “tend to sb/sth”

tend to sb/sth

verb uk phrasal verb with tend   /tend/ us  
to deal with the problems or needs of a person or thing: Would you mind waiting? I'm tending to another customer at the moment. Nurses tended to the injured.Dealing with things or peopleActing and actsCoping and not copingTolerating and enduring
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