Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TENDS

Would it be so criminal when it all tends to what is honourable—marriage?

All that has been said, then, tends to enforce the culture of the imagination.

Tea should never be drunk hot at any time, as it tends still more to produce that relaxation which ought to be carefully avoided.

In Fig. 6, F represents the tangential force that tends to cause skidding.

Knowledge is valued by him only as it tends to the attainment of wealth.

And yet there is nothing which tends more to the improvement of mankind than legislation and colonization.

Social in its nature, it respects everything which tends to unite men.

It was standing still, and so it tends to remain standing still.

When paper has been rolled, it tends to curl up again after being unrolled.

And their testimony is probable, only when it tends to criminate themselves.