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tend·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. care, attention, aid, tendingadjective

    the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something

    "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"

  2. apt(p), disposed(p), given(p), minded(p), tending(p)adjective

    (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward

    "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"; "I am not minded to answer any questions"

Wiktionary

  1. tendingnoun

    Action of the verb to tend.

ChatGPT

  1. tending

    Tending refers to the act of caring for, managing or looking after something or someone. It can also mean inclining or having a propensity towards a particular characteristic, quality, or direction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tending

    of Tend

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. tending

    The movement by which a ship turns or swings round when at single anchor, or moored by the head, at every change of tide or wind.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tending in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of tending in a Sentence

  1. Don Stewart:

    Maybe they should spend less time trash-talking and more time tending their own garden: Their party in Congress is currently filibustering a bill that would help prevent children from being sold into sex slavery -- and the President won't lift a finger. Think about that for a minute.

  2. Christopher Andersen:

    I have sources that I’ve been tending to for 50 years.

  3. Lisa Marie Presley:

    I was always ready to greet him at the door and pamper him, i loved taking care of Elvis very much. I loved tending to him. I loved feeding him. We would baby talk because you have to have your own language when you have that many people around. It was a good life. It was different, but it was ours.

  4. Gordon Watts of Panamerican Consultants:

    For every person we have on the bottom, there's four more people up on the surface that are tending him, talking to him and being sure that whatever he is doing is safe.

  5. Joshua Henne:

    You could make the case that Crowley was more in touch with the inside-the-Beltway D.C. game and House leadership, rather than tending to his garden at home.

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