|1.||[ verb ] have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined|
|Synonyms:||incline lean run be_given|
"She tends to be nervous before her lectures" "These dresses run small" "He inclined to corpulence"
|Related terms:||be take_kindly_to gravitate suffer inclination leaning inclination|
|2.||[ verb ] exhibit an inclination or tendency|
|Related terms:||think trust lower attend garden take_kindly_to shepherd attendant inclination|
|3.||[ verb ] have care of or look after|
"She tends to the children"
|Related terms:||attend garden shepherd|
|4.||[ verb ] manage or run|
"tend a store"
|Related terms:||take_care stoke|