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Definition of "tending" []

  • To have a general disposition (to do something); be inclined (verb)
  • To have or be an influence (towards a specific result); be conducive (verb)
  • To go or move (in a particular direction) (verb)
  • Action of the verb to tend. (noun)

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  • Present participle of tend. (verb)

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Use "tending" in a sentence
  • "Bar tending is high on the list of the most dangerous jobs in the country .."
  • "The U.S. should have seen an increase in the money supply, causing higher prices and over the long term tending to restore trade balance."
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