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Webster 1913 Edition


Propend

Pro-pend′

,
Verb.
I.
[L.
propendere
,
propensum
;
pro
forward, forth +
pendere
to hang. See
Pendent
.]
To lean toward a thing; to be favorably inclined or disposed; to incline; to tend.
[R.]
Shak.
We shall
propend
to it, as a stone falleth down.
Barrow.

Webster 1828 Edition


Propend

PROPEND'

,
Verb.
I.
[L. propendeo; pro, forward,and pendeo, to hang.]
To lean towards; to incline; to be disposed in favor of any thing. [Little used.]

Definition 2022


propend

propend

English

Verb

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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