Found 3 items, similar to Tend.
English → Indonesian
memelihara, mencenderungkan, menggembala, menggembalakan
English → English
v 1: have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be
inclined; “She tends to be nervous before her lectures”
“These dresses run small”
; “He inclined to corpulence”
[syn: be given
2: have care of or look after; “She tends to the children”
3: manage or run; “tend a store”
English → English
, v. i.
1. To wait, as attendants or servants; to serve; to attend;
-- with on or upon.
Was he not companion with the riotous knights
That tend upon my father? --Shak.
2. [F. attendre.] To await; to expect. [Obs.] --Shak.
, v. i. [F. tendre, L. tendere, tensum and tentum, to
stretch, extend, direct one's course, tend; akin to Gr. ? to
stretch, Skr. tan. See Thin
, and cf. Tend
to offer, Tense
1. To move in a certain direction; -- usually with to or
Two gentlemen tending towards that sight. --Sir H.
Thus will this latter, as the former world,
Still tend from bad to worse. --Milton.
The clouds above me to the white Alps tend. --Byron.
2. To be directed, as to any end, object, or purpose; to aim;
to have or give a leaning; to exert activity or influence;
to serve as a means; to contribute; as, our petitions, if
granted, might tend to our destruction.
The thoughts of the diligent tend only to
plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only
to want. --Prov. xxi.
The laws of our religion tend to the universal
happiness of mankind. --Tillotson.
, v. t. [See Tender
to offer.] (O. Eng. Law)
To make a tender of; to offer or tender. [Obs.]
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tended
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [Aphetic form of attend. See Attend
move, and cf. Tender
one that tends or attends.]
1. To accompany as an assistant or protector; to care for the
wants of; to look after; to watch; to guard; as, shepherds
tend their flocks. --Shak.
And flaming ministers to watch and tend
Their earthly charge. --Milton.
There 's not a sparrow or a wren,
There 's not a blade of autumn grain,
Which the four seasons do not tend
And tides of life and increase lend. --Emerson.
2. To be attentive to; to note carefully; to attend to.
Being to descend
A ladder much in height, I did not tend
My way well down. --Chapman.
To tend a vessel
(Naut.), to manage an anchored vessel when
the tide turns, so that in swinging she shall not entangle