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We have found multiple words tend. Choose the one you are looking for and click on the link in its Dictionary entry column to see its detailed etymology.

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tend English (Verb) (transitive, now, _, chiefly, _, dialectal) To kindle; ignite; set on fire; light; inflame; burn.(transitive, now, _, chiefly, _, dialectal) To kindle; ignite; set on fire; light; inflame; burn.
tend English (Verb) (followed by a to infinitive) To be likely, or probable to do something, or to have a certain characteristic. [from the mid-14th c.]. (legal, Old English law) To make a tender of; to offer or tender.(followed by a to infinitive) To be likely, or probable to do something, or to have a certain characteristic. [from the mid-14th c.]. (legal, Old English law) To make a tender of; to offer or tender.
tend English (Verb) (obsolete) To await; to expect.. (obsolete) To be attentive to; to note carefully; to attend to.. (transitive, nautical) To manage (an anchored vessel) when the tide turns, to prevent it from [...](obsolete) To await; to expect.. (obsolete) To be attentive to; to note carefully; to attend to.. (transitive, nautical) To manage (an anchored vessel) when the tide turns, to prevent it from [...]

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