What does tending mean?

Definitions for tending
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. 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.

  3. Amy DeLoughy:

    Leaving the property to nature would mean there is still a sense of darkness in our neighborhood, love and light that a new family would bring would help heal some of the very deep wounds we are still tending to.

  4. 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.

  5. Andrew Coté:

    Tending beehives on top of New York City and other urban areas is nothing new. However, there has been something of a renaissance in the past five to eight years and it has gained great popularity.

Images & Illustrations of tending

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