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tend2

 
pronunciation:
tend
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part of speech: verb
inflections: tends, tending, tended
definition 1: to care for or watch over; look after.
I will ask Mrs. Meany to tend the children for a hour or two.I'll tend the garden while you are gone.
synonyms:
care for, keep, look after, maintain, mind, minister to, take care of, watch
antonyms:
neglect
similar words:
attend, groom, guard, herd, manage, protect, shepherd
definition 2: to give one's attention (usually followed by "to").
Tend to your own work, not the person's next to you.
synonyms:
attend
similar words:
care, watch
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