1. have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined

- She tends to be nervous before her lectures

Similar word(s): incline, lean, run

Definition categories: stative, be

2. have care of or look after

- She tends to the children

Definition categories: social, attend, look, see

3. manage or run

- tend a store

Definition categories: social, mind

Sentences with tend as a verb:

- They tend to go out on Saturdays.

- It tends to snow here in winter.

- We need to tend to the garden, which has become a mess.

- Shepherds tend their flocks.