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tend 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/tend/,
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tended, past tense; tends, 3rd person singular present; tending, present participle; tended, past participle;
  1. Care for or look after; give one's attention to
    • - Viola tended plants on the roof
    • - for two or three months he tended to business
  2. Direct or manage; work in
    • - I've been tending bar at the airport lounge
  3. Wait on as an attendant or servant


  1. have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined; "She tends to be nervous before her lectures"; "These dresses run small"; "He inclined to corpulence"
  2. have care of or look after; "She tends to the children"
  3. manage or run; "tend a store"
  4. (tending) apt(p): (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward; "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"; "I am not minded to answer any questions"
  5. (tending) care: the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
  6. To make a tender of; to offer or tender; To look after (e.g. an ill person.) [from the early 14th c.]; To be likely, or probable to do something, or to have a certain characteristic. [from the mid-14th c.]
  7. (tending) Action of the verb to tend
  8. (tended) looked after; took care of
  9. (Tending) The supervision of the flock by the dog while the flock is grazing. A style of herding used when pastures are unfenced and the dog serves as a living fence.
  10. (Tending) The movement of a Vessel in swinging at Anchor.
  11. (Tending) any operation carried out for the benefit of a forest crop or an individual thereof, at any stage of its life. It includes operations both on the crop itself and on competing vegetation but not site preparation or regeneration cuttings.
  12. To attend to a sheet and watch it to see if it requires hauling in or slacking out ; generally to attend to any work on board ship.
  13. to be likely to behave in a particular way or have a particular characteristic มักจะ