propend

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin prōpendēre.

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Verb[edit]

propend (third-person singular simple present propends, present participle propending, simple past and past participle propended)

  1. (obsolete, intransitive) To incline or lean.
  2. To be inclined; to have a propensity to.
    • 1644, John Milton, Aeropagitica:
      Yet that which is above all this, the favour and the love of heav'n we have great argument to think in a peculiar manner propitious and propending towards us.

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