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tend
British English: /tɛnd/
American English: /tɛnd/

Translation of tend in French:

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • 1 (incline) See examples: to tend to do
    (person, event)
    to tend upwards/downwards
    avoir tendance à monter/baisser
    to tend towards something
    (tastes, views)
    pencher vers quelque chose
    I tend to think that …
    j'inclinerais à penser que …
    it tends to be the case
    c'est en général le cas
    things are tending in that direction
    les choses vont dans cette direction
    to tend the other way
    prendre le contrepied
  • 2 (look after)to tend to
    (patient)
    (guests)
    to tend to somebody's needs
    veiller aux besoins de quelqu'un
  • also: -tended
    (dans composés) well-tended
    bien soigné
    carefully-tended
    bien entretenu

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