Meaning of “tend” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb us uk /tend/
Extra Examples
I tend to act on impulse.Things tend to get lost when you move house.I tend to keep medicines under lock and key because of the kids.People tend to make assumptions about you when you have a disability.Older people tend to be very conservative.
tend to do sth

B2 to often do a particular thing or be likely to do a particular thing:

I tend to wear dark colours.
July and August tend to be our busiest months.

[ T ] also tend to formal to look after someone or something:

He spends most afternoons tending his vegetable garden.

(Definition of “tend” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)