Synonyms for tend
- be biased
- be conducive
- be disposed
- be in the habit of
- be inclined
- be liable
- be predisposed
- be prejudiced
- have a tendency
- have an inclination
- make for
- move toward
- result in
- serve to
- verge on
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TEND
Shaw said she we can tend to everything all right so maybe I will come.
"You 'tend to your own business," cried the thoroughly enraged farmer.
Have you no ears, or no conscience, not to tend the sick better?
"You 'tend to your own troubles," returned the other, with an imitation of liveliness.
My poor Gurard, who had helped me to tend my sister, was in bed ill with phlebitis.
Well, then I'll tend to my geese and tend 'em good, so I will.
Gertrude spoke out freely: "You mean you astin' me to 'tend you' front do' fer you?"
He was the son of poor parents in Picardy, and when a boy was employed to tend sheep.
It must tend to some end, or else our universe is ruled by chance, which is unthinkable.
They tend to partake of the methods of pictorial caricature.
"to incline, to move in a certain direction," mid-14c., from Old French tendre "stretch, hold forth, offer" (11c.), from Latin tendere "to aim, stretch, extend" (see tenet).