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tendverb

uk   /tend/  us   /tend/
  • tend verb (CARE)

[T] formal to care for something or someone: He carefully tended his sunflower plants. The nurse gently tended the patient's cuts and bruises.
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(Definition of tend from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tendverb

 us   /tend/
  • tend verb (BE LIKELY)

[I] to be likely to happen or to have a particular characteristic or effect: We tend to eat at home. Children tend to be like their parents.
  • tend verb (CARE)

[T] to care for something or someone: He carefully tends his garden all summer.
(Definition of tend from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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