Antonyms of TEND

Examples of usage:

  1. They may tend to clear doubtful points, and possibly may lead, as they have often done, to real improvements. "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
  2. The States- General replied on the 19th December, assuring the ambassadors that the delay in the trial was in order to make the evidence of the great conspiracy complete, and would not tend to the prejudice of the prisoners " if they had a good consciousness of their innocence." "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete" by John Lothrop Motley
  3. The next words did not tend to calm him. "Mary Gray" by Katharine Tynan
  4. Of course girls will tend to give what men in general persist in asking. "Men, Women, and God" by A. Herbert Gray
  5. In winter he could have no more living flowers to tend. "The Grey Woman and other Tales" by Mrs. (Elizabeth) Gaskell
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