Hay 2 definiciones de tend en inglés:

tend1

Saltos de línea: tend
Pronunciación: /tɛnd
 
/

verbo

[no object, with infinitive]
  • 1Regularly or frequently behave in a particular way or have a certain characteristic: written language tends to be formal her hair tended to come loose
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • People tended not to save email messages.
    • We tend not to reapply sun cream frequently enough.
    • The primary carer tends frequently to be the mother and therefore the law favours the mother.
    Sinónimos
    be inclined, be apt, be disposed, be prone, be liable, have/show a tendency, be likely, have a propensity
  • 1.1 [no object] (tend to/towards) Be liable to possess or display (a particular characteristic): Walter tended towards corpulence
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Too many of the characterizations tend towards the stereotypical.
    • His other stories tend towards an intentional fuzziness.
    • The script tends towards melodrama.
    Sinónimos
    incline, lean, swing, veer, gravitate, be drawn, move; favour; show a preference for, be biased; North American trend
  • 1.2 [no object, with adverbial] Go or move in a particular direction: fire is hot and tends upwards
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The arguments always tend in the same direction.
    • Alan winced at the direction in which his thoughts were tending.
    • Who controls events, and in which direction do they tend?
  • 1.3 [no object] (tend to) Mathematics (Of a variable) approach a given quantity as a limit: the orbit tends to infinity
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The requirements of perfect competition are that there must be very large, tending to infinite, numbers of producers and of consumers.
    • As time tends to infinity both the variance and the total number tends to zero.

Origen

Middle English (in the sense 'move or be inclined to move in a certain direction'): from Old French tendre 'stretch, tend', from Latin tendere.

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Hay 2 definiciones de tend en inglés:

tend2

Saltos de línea: tend
Pronunciación: /tɛnd
 
/

verbo

[with object]

Derivativos

tendance

sustantivo ( • archaic )
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The plants are safely in the ground now where I will let nature take its course rather than watch them wither in their pots under my tendance.

Origen

Middle English: shortening of attend.

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