tended to

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Adj.1.tended to - having a caretaker or other watchertended to - having a caretaker or other watcher
cared-for - having needed care and attention; "well-cared-for children"
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Withal, my knowledge of him is so meager that I should rather not undertake to say if he were himself persuaded of the truth of what he relates; certainly such inquiries as I have thought it worth while to set about have not in every instance tended to confirmation of the statements made.
Tulliver's savage silence, which seemed to add to the hollow resonance of the bare, uncarpeted room when the aunts were talking, heightened the unpleasantness of these family visits on all sides, and tended to make them rare.
Because of these inherent shortfalls associated with estimating the "after" easement value, in the past, some appraisals tended to rely on the concept of a 10% to 15% safe harbor for facade preservation easement valuations which originated from a series of court cases dating back to the 1980's.
Soils that are acidic, such as those in the Amazonian rainforest, tended to harbor fewer species.
Vegetarians in this population tended to be mainly lacto-ovo vegetarians, and they tended to be younger, female, and low-income in status.
investors have tended to be out in front of global shareholder activism," says Carolyn Kay Brancato, director of The Conference Board's Global Corporate Governance Research Center.
While it may seem counterintuitive to write about the clinical needs of older men given the advantages afforded them by society over older women, it is essential to note that older men have tended to be underserved as a population and remain largely invisible to social service providers in the community (Thompson, 1994).
These well-respected musicians have tended to be accomplished on their instrument (of course), often played a second instrument and usually been notable as both a performer and composer or improviser.
However, since recrystallization of TPU is dominated by the hard segment of the polymer, these materials tended to process poorly in terms of hardening kinetics, since so little hard segment remains.
There were similar disparities among whites, blacks and Hispanics more generally, though Asian immigrants tended to live shorter lives than U.
Although other scholars of the period have previously explored the role of the church and the shape of Caroline religious experience, they have tended to overlook or downplay the "inquisitive complexity of Caroline religious discourse" (5).
Findings revealed that cooperative groups that attained the highest scores on an article critique assignment, on average, tended to be those that reported having the highest levels of socially prescribed perfectionism and the lowest levels of other-oriented perfectionism.