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.
As the differences slowly become greater, the inferior animals with intermediate characters, being neither very swift nor very strong, will have been neglected, and will have tended to disappear.
For example, language tended to be on the left, and attention on the right.
Part of the study involved showing participants photos of various faces, and older adults tended to remember the smiling faces much more than the frowning or more serious expressions.
Interestingly, it wasn't just doctors who tended to make this excuse for not speaking up--administrators, nurse managers, and just about everyone found a way to rationalize away their responsibility to speak up.
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.