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tender

tender - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tender

Definition
(noun) something that can be used as an official medium of payment
Synonyms : legal tender , stamp

Definition
(noun) someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
Synonyms : attendant , attender

Definition
(noun) a formal proposal to buy at a specified price
Synonyms : bid

Definition
(noun) car attached to a locomotive to carry fuel and water
Definition
(noun) a boat for communication between ship and shore
Synonyms : cutter , pinnace , ship's boat

Definition
(noun) ship that usually provides supplies to other ships
Synonyms : supply ship

Definition
(verb) offer or present for acceptance
Definition
(verb) propose a payment
Synonyms : bid , offer
Example Sentence
  • The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting

Definition
(verb) make a tender of; in legal settlements
Definition
(verb) make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer
Synonyms : tenderise , tenderize
Example Sentence
  • tenderize meat

Definition
(adj) given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality
Example Sentence
  • a tender heart
  • a tender smile
  • tender loving care
  • tender memories
  • a tender mother

Definition
(adj) hurting
Synonyms : raw , sensitive , sore
Example Sentence
  • the tender spot on his jaw

Definition
(adj) young and immature
Example Sentence
  • at a tender age

Definition
(adj) having or displaying warmth or affection
Synonyms : affectionate , fond , lovesome , warm
Example Sentence
  • affectionate children
  • a fond embrace
  • fond of his nephew
  • a tender glance
  • a warm embrace

Definition
(adj) easy to cut or chew
Example Sentence
  • tender beef

Definition
(adj) physically untoughened
Synonyms : untoughened
Example Sentence
  • tender feet

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(adj) (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail
Synonyms : crank , cranky , tippy

Definition
(adj) (of plants) not hardy; easily killed by adverse growing condition
Example Sentence
  • tender green shoots

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tender

the method of contracting.. or FORMALLY OFFERING a company to undertake public works is called a TENDER....
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by rsakthivelece

Tender and Retire. You tender your resignation to retire from your job.
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