HyperDic: tending

English > 2 senses of the word tending:
NOUNacttending, care, attention, aidthe work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
ADJECTIVEalltending, apt, disposed, given, minded(usually followed by 'to') naturally disposed toward
tending > pronunciation
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > tending: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(usually followed by 'to') naturally disposed toward.
Synonymsapt, disposed, given, minded
Broaderinclined(often followed by 'to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency
English > tending: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something.
Synonymscare, attention, aid
Narrowerbabysitting, baby sittingThe work of a baby sitter
dental carecare for the teeth
faith healing, faith curecare provided through prayer and faith in God
first aidemergency care given before regular medical aid can be obtained
hair care, haircare, hairdressingcare for the hair
healthcare, health careThe preservation of mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health profession
incubationMaintaining something at the most favorable temperature for its development
liveryThe care (feeding and stabling) of horses for pay
manicureprofessional care for the hands and fingernails
maternalismmotherly care
nourishmentThe act of nourishing
nursingThe work of caring for the sick or injured or infirm
nurturancePhysical and emotional care and nourishment
pedicureprofessional care for the feet and toenails
personal carecare for someone who is disabled or is otherwise unable to care for themselves
pet sittingThe work of a pet sitter
skin care, skincarecare for the skin
tender loving care, TLCconsiderate and solicitous care
treatment, interventioncare provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
tree surgerytreatment of damaged or decaying trees
BroaderworkActivity directed toward making or doing something
Spanishatención, ayuda, cuidado, cuidados, cura
Catalanatenció, compte, cura, esment
Verbstendhave care of or look after

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