tendere

See also: tenderé

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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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VerbEdit

tèndere (first-person singular present tèndo, first-person singular past historic tési, past participle téso, auxiliary avere)

  1. (transitive) to tighten
  2. (transitive) to stretch
  3. (transitive) to crane (the neck)
  4. (intransitive) to tend
    • 2014 October 15, “L’amore è negli occhi”, in Le news più strane[1]:
      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.
  5. (intransitive) to draw (a bow)

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

tendēre

  1. second-person singular future passive indicative of tendō

VerbEdit

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 BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tendere, via German tendieren

VerbEdit

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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