noun. ['ˈtɛndɪŋ'] the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something.
- baby sitting
- tender loving care
- hair care
- dental care
- faith healing
- health care
- tree surgery
- pet sitting
- personal care
- skin care
- faith cure
Words that Rhyme with Tending
Example sentences of the word tending
1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Spend more time tending to your own needs and interests rather than his.
Quotes containing the word tending
1. Love like rain, can nourish from above, drenching couples with soaking joy. But sometimes, under the angry heat of life, love dries on the surface and must nourish from below, tending to its roots, keeping itself alive.
- Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven
2. Love like rain, can nourish from above, drenching couples with a soaking joy. But sometimes under the angry heat of life, love dries on the surface and must nourish from below, tending to its roots keeping itself alive.
- Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept
3. Hope, how she had grown to hate the word. It was an insideious seed planted inside a person's soul, surviving covertly on little tending, then flowering so spectacularly that none could help but cherish it.
- Kate Morton, The Forgotten Garden
adjective. ['ˈtɛndɪŋ'] (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward.