What does tending mean?

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tend·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. care, attention, aid, tending(adj)

    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)(adj)

    (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. tending(Noun)

    Action of the verb to tend.

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.

How to pronounce tending?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say tending in sign language?

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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. Mohammad Ishaq:

    We told them we can manage without their help, it is as if we are doing everything on our own, feeding our people, tending to the sick.

  3. Yuval Steinitz:

    If the Americans are finding it difficult to understand or accept our clarifications (on Palestinian statehood), this is certainly worrying and requires tending to, he (Netanyahu) didn't say this (statehood) is 'unacceptable'. He said reality has changed.

  4. Paul Valéry:

    Science is feasible when the variables are few and can be enumerated; when their combinations are distinct and clear. We are tending toward the condition of science and aspiring to do it. The artist works out his own formulas; the interest of science lies in the art of making science.

  5. Kate Corrigan:

    The DA's office was the only law enforcement agency looking into whether violations of the constitution had occurred, now, we no longer have the fox tending the hen house.

Images & Illustrations of tending

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