the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something (Freq. 1)

no medical care was required


the old car needs constant attention

Syn: ↑care, ↑attention, ↑aid
Derivationally related forms: ↑tend, ↑aid (for: ↑aid), ↑attend (for: ↑attention), ↑care (for: ↑care)
Hypernyms: ↑work
(usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward

he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant


I am not minded to answer any questions

Syn: ↑apt, ↑disposed, ↑given, ↑minded
Similar to: ↑inclined
Derivationally related forms: ↑aptness (for: ↑apt)

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present part of tend

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see tend v.1 and v.2.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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