Definition of tending:
concern, tutelage, precaution, bent on, help, apt, forethought, likely, upkeep, nursing, care, financial aid, inclined, aid, assist, neglecting, economic aid, minded, omitting, fear, charge, assistance, attention, disposed, managing, given, guardianship, caution, maintenance.
- "Lover or Friend", Rosa Nouchette Carey.
It was like the hard- featured face of a Scotch matron, suggesting no end of story, of life, of character: she holds a defensive if not defiant face to the world, but within she is warm, tending carefully the fires of life.- "Warlock o' Glenwarlock", George MacDonald.
- "Caribbee", Thomas Hoover.