Meaning of TEND in English
v. be inclined or disposed, be liable or apt or likely, incline, lean, have or show or exhibit or demonstrate a tendency, favour, verge, gravitate, be biased; be prone The judge might tend towards leniency in your case I tend to agree. Tree growth here tends towards the horizontal.
Oxford thesaurus English vocab. Английский словарь Оксфорд тезаурус. 2012