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FanGraphs analyst Jeff Zimmerman found pitchers who maintain their velocity tend to maintain their performance.

Such businesses, according to the Federal Reserve’s Small Business Credit Survey, tend to be minority-owned.

From Fortune

“Historically, corrections in the put-call ratio have tended to have sharp but short-lived market impacts,” the strategists wrote.

From Fortune

As tends to happen when demand skyrockets but supply doesn't, prices on a wide range of items went up.

Most advertisers tend to be wowed by Amazon’s ability to drive direct response.

From Digiday

There are reasons that European countries tend to avoid fluoride.

Tend to your own garden, to quote the great sage of free speech, Voltaire, and invite people to follow your example.

The media tend to frame situations like this as aberrations, but in this case, quite the opposite is the truth.

They excite people, and primaries tend to be dominated by voters who are the most excited.

We tend to think not, but the rise of King, Kennedy, and Lincoln was unlikely, too.

This relation carefully noticed will tend to hold the lines together.

My own opportunities have been very limited, yet so far as they go they tend to maintain the justice of this remark.

She did not yet know how necessary climbing might be, in her new country life, but her aspirations did not tend that way.

Shooting guerrillas after they were caught and burning houses did not tend to make those left less cruel.

Such a course would tend only to bloody and interminable anarchy.


On this page you'll find 159 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tend, such as: bear, contribute, favor, go, gravitate, and influence.

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