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See definition of tending on Dictionary.com
  • adj.inclined
  • adj.giving attention to

synonyms for tending

  • disposed
  • given
  • leaning
  • apt
  • bent on
  • likely
  • likely to
  • predisposed to
  • prone
  • working toward
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antonyms for tending

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  • avoiding
  • neglecting
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How to use tending in a sentence

Overcooking them tends to render them mushy and brings out their acrid flavors and smells.
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A new administration typically raises investor hopes of fresh spending on infrastructure—upgrades that both sides of the aisle tend to support.
THE 21 BEST STOCKS TO BUY FOR 2021ANNE SRADERSNOVEMBER 20, 2020FORTUNE
The president has repeatedly expressed his dismay with Fox’s news reporters, who have tended to call out his most egregiously false statements but still seems to favor Fox’s aggressively supportive opinion hosts.
RUDY GIULIANI FLOATED ‘DANGEROUS’ AND INCENDIARY FALSE CLAIMS OF ELECTION CONSPIRACY — AND FOX NEWS BROADCAST IT LIVEPAUL FARHI, ELAHE IZADINOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
And, he pointed out, trail races tend to be social events, with runners often grouped together.
AS THE CORONAVIRUS TEARS THROUGH RURAL MARYLAND, AN ULTRAMARATHON PLANS TO RACE ONRICK MAESENOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Regulators alleged Apple equipped iPhones with batteries that tended to lose power and shut down, and then tried to manage the issue through updates that “throttled” the devices’ performance in order to prevent them from turning off.
APPLE TO PAY $113 MILLION TO SETTLE CLAIMS OVER IPHONE ‘BATTERYGATE’VERNE KOPYTOFFNOVEMBER 18, 2020FORTUNE
It’s also smaller than the “typical error,” which is a statistical measure of how much running economy values tend to vary when you test the same runner under the same conditions over and over.
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This is an enclave within Lauderdale by the Sea and while this tends to have an older crowd, it’s rapidly changing.
FORT LAUDERDALE: FLORIDA’S LGBTQ CAPITALLGBTQ-EDITORNOVEMBER 17, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Women elected officials tend to champion the types of policies and services that will support everyone through the pandemic, like access to health care and social assistance.
THE U.S. IS TOO FAR BEHIND THE REST OF THE WORLD WHEN IT COMES TO WOMEN IN GOVERNMENTJAKEMETHNOVEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
A new study suggests that systems with multiple planets tend to have rounder orbits than those with just one, indicating a calmer family history.
PLANETS WITH MANY NEIGHBORS MAY BE THE BEST PLACES TO LOOK FOR LIFELISA GROSSMANNOVEMBER 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
These issues tend to cluster in the same communities, exacerbating the total effect and increasing inequity.
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WORDS RELATED TO TENDING

  • bound
  • decided
  • decisive
  • dedicated
  • disposed
  • firm
  • fixed
  • inclined
  • insistent
  • intent
  • leaning
  • predisposed
  • resolute
  • resolved
  • set
  • settled
  • tending
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Fletcherizeverb (used with or without object) | [flech-uh-rahyz ]SEE DEFINITION