There are 2 main translations of tend in Spanish

: tend1tend2

tend1

tender, v.

Pronunciation /tɛnd//tɛnd/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (have tendency, be inclined)
    tender
    prices are tending downward los precios tienden a la baja
    • his views tend toward the extreme sus opiniones tienden a ser extremistas
    • to tend to + inf tender a + inf
    • it tends to shrink tiende a encoger
    • women tend to live longer than men las mujeres tienden a / suelen vivir más que los hombres
    • she tends to be irritable in the morning tiende a / suele estar de mal humor por la mañana
    • it tends to rain less in July en julio suele llover menos
    • I tend to prefer white wine to red en general prefiero el vino blanco al tinto
    • I tend to agree with you me inclino a pensar como usted
    • he tends to catch colds easily tiene tendencia / propensión a resfriarse
    • Some cultures also tend not to make eye contact.
    • We tend not to reapply sun cream frequently enough.
    • Historians during the 20th century tended overwhelmingly to write about single countries - almost always their own.
    • My personal network tends to be limited to people in similar fields to me.
    • People in the West tend not to read books in languages other than their own.
    • The primary carer tends frequently to be the mother and therefore the law favours the mother.
    • George's adoration of his small children tended to evaporate as they grew older.
    • Photocopies of handwritten notes look scrappy and tend not to be valued.
    • They tended to live beyond their means, and on one occasion barely avoided bankruptcy.
    • Very obese people tend not to exercise.
    • You tend not to go out partying and clubbing till 2am.
    • I write most of my stuff late at night and tend not to spend a lot of time editing it.
    • Rather than finding the deserters, the army tends simply dismiss them in their absence.
    • People tended not to save email messages.
    • Your work tends not to employ direct political messages.
    • People tend not to like to wait.
    • These rolls were rather fragile, so they tended to become damaged.
    • Winning entries tend musically to sound rather similar.
    • They tend not to be frequenters of high-art institutions.
    • Popular though these titles are, their appeal tends to be limited to a particular culture.

There are 2 main translations of tend in Spanish

: tend1tend2

tend2

ocuparse de, v.

Pronunciation /tɛnd//tɛnd/

intransitive verb

to tend to

  • 1

    (attend to)
    ocuparse de
    please tend to these customers por favor ocúpese de / atienda a estos clientes
    • The suicide bombers believe that a place in paradise awaited him, 70 virgins waiting to tend their every need.
    • I will be able to tend upon you regularly for the next week but after that my time will be divided.

transitive verb

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    (sheep/flock) cuidar (de)
    (sheep/flock) ocuparse de
    (invalids/victims) cuidar (de)
    (victims/invalids) atender
    (garden/grave) ocuparse de
    to tend bar (US) or (British) the bar atender el bar
    • The workers take on the responsibility of cultivating the ground and tending the crops.
    • The oaks were planted in special soil and tended carefully during cultivation.
    • You must have a familiarity with the character and history of the land you tend.
    • These pitches are definitely not a pretty sight, and they most certainly are not tended with loving care.
    • They spend countless hours each summer planting, tending and enjoying their gardens.
    • She took a keen interest in flowers and plants, tending them with great care and fondness.
    • You will find some of the cleanest and best tended beaches on the west coast.
    • The man next door tends his weeds with care.
    • She and husband Paul have lovingly tended the garden at their home.
    • Part of a doctor's vocation is to tend the sick with care and conscientiousness.
    • Trees grow more quickly here, and they cost less to plant, tend, and harvest.
    • She and her husband regularly tended the small plot at the crematorium where the ashes of her parents are buried.
    • He had no land to cultivate nor crops to tend.
    • Caring for livestock or tending the land seems an idyllic lifestyle.
    • Both men work hard in tending their crops and caring for the animals, especially their cow.
    • The very basis of growing plants is tending the soil itself.
    • While most of the graves are lovingly tended, many others are overgrown, unkempt and desecrated.
    • Someone had to plant the trees and tend them until the coffee beans reached maturity.
    • His gardens are tended with skill and care, and his home is neat.
    • Local people have shown great community initiative by tending by planting, watering and looking after the flower beds.