tendere

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tendere, present active infinitive of tendō(I stretch, stretch out, distend, extend), from Proto-Italic *tendō, from Proto-Indo-European *ten-(to stretch, draw).

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tendere

  1. (transitive) to tighten
  2. (transitive) to stretch
  3. (transitive) to crane (the neck)
  4. (intransitive) to tend
    É emerso infatti che chi cerca l’amore tende a guardare maggiormente i volti, mentre chi vuole solamente un’avventura erotica tende a guardare principalmente i corpi.
    It in fact emerged that those who seek love mainly tend to look at faces, while those who just want an erotic adventure chiefly tend to look at bodies.

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Verb[edit]

tendēre

  1. second-person singular future passive indicative of tendō

Verb[edit]

tendere

  1. present active infinitive of tendō
  2. second-person singular present passive imperative of tendō
  3. second-person singular present passive indicative of tendō

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tendere

Verb[edit]

tendere ‎(present tense tenderer, passive tenderes, simple past tenderte, past participle tendert, present participle tenderende)

  1. to tend (mot / to do something)

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