Definitions for tenderˈtɛn dər
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tender, legal tender, stamp(noun)
something that can be used as an official medium of payment
attendant, attender, tender(noun)
someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
a formal proposal to buy at a specified price
car attached to a locomotive to carry fuel and water
tender, ship's boat, pinnace, cutter(noun)
a boat for communication between ship and shore
tender, supply ship(adj)
ship that usually provides supplies to other ships
given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality
"a tender heart"; "a tender smile"; "tender loving care"; "tender memories"; "a tender mother"
sensitive, sore, raw, tender(adj)
"the tender spot on his jaw"
young and immature
"at a tender age"
affectionate, fond, lovesome, tender, warm(adj)
having or displaying warmth or affection
"affectionate children"; "a fond embrace"; "fond of his nephew"; "a tender glance"; "a warm embrace"
easy to cut or chew
crank, cranky, tender, tippy(adj)
(used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail
(of plants) not hardy; easily killed by adverse growing condition
"tender green shoots"
offer or present for acceptance
offer, bid, tender(verb)
propose a payment
"The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"
make a tender of; in legal settlements
tender, tenderize, tenderise(verb)
make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer
one who tends; one who takes care of any person or thing; a nurse
a vessel employed to attend other vessels, to supply them with provisions and other stores, to convey intelligence, or the like
a car attached to a locomotive, for carrying a supply of fuel and water
to offer in payment or satisfaction of a demand, in order to save a penalty or forfeiture; as, to tender the amount of rent or debt
to offer in words; to present for acceptance
an offer, either of money to pay a debt, or of service to be performed, in order to save a penalty or forfeiture, which would be incurred by nonpayment or nonperformance; as, the tender of rent due, or of the amount of a note, with interest
any offer or proposal made for acceptance; as, a tender of a loan, of service, or of friendship; a tender of a bid for a contract
the thing offered; especially, money offered in payment of an obligation
easily impressed, broken, bruised, or injured; not firm or hard; delicate; as, tender plants; tender flesh; tender fruit
sensible to impression and pain; easily pained
physically weak; not hardly or able to endure hardship; immature; effeminate
susceptible of the softer passions, as love, compassion, kindness; compassionate; pitiful; anxious for another's good; easily excited to pity, forgiveness, or favor; sympathetic
exciting kind concern; dear; precious
careful to save inviolate, or not to injure; -- with of
unwilling to cause pain; gentle; mild
adapted to excite feeling or sympathy; expressive of the softer passions; pathetic; as, tender expressions; tender expostulations; a tender strain
apt to give pain; causing grief or pain; delicate; as, a tender subject
heeling over too easily when under sail; -- said of a vessel
regard; care; kind concern
to have a care of; to be tender toward; hence, to regard; to esteem; to value
"Tender" is a song by English alternative rock band Blur.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ten′dėr, v.t. to stretch out or offer for acceptance, esp. to offer to supply certain commodities for a certain period at rates specified.—n. an offer or proposal, esp. of some service, also the paper containing it: the thing offered, the actual production and formal offer of a sum due in legal money, or an offer of services to be performed, in order to save the consequences of non-payment or non-performance.
ten′dėr, adj. soft, delicate: easily impressed or injured: not hardy: fragile: weak and feeble: easily moved to pity, love, &c.: careful not to injure (with of): unwilling to cause pain: apt to cause pain: pathetic, expressive of the softer passions: compassionate, loving, affectionate: young and inexperienced: weakly in health: delicate, requiring careful handling: quick, keen: apt to lean over under sail.—n. Ten′der-foot, one not yet hardened to life in the prairie, mining-camp, &c.: a new-comer.—adj. Ten′der-heart′ed, full of feeling.—adv. Ten′der-heart′edly.—n. Ten′der-heart′edness.—adj. Ten′der-heft′ed (Shak.), having great tenderness.—ns. Ten′derling, one too much coddled, an effeminate fellow: one of the first horns of a deer; Ten′der-loin, the tenderest part of the loin of beef, pork, &c., lying close to the ventral side of the lumbar vertebræ.—adv. Ten′derly.—n. Ten′derness. [Fr. tendre—L. tener, allied to tenuis, thin.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'tender' in Adjectives Frequency: #862
The numerical value of tender in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of tender in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We are in the process of issuing this tender during this year.
Husbands are awkward things to deal with even keeping them in hot water will not make them tender.
We must combine the toughness of the serpent and the softness of the dove, a tough mind and a tender heart.
Children are never too tender to be whipped. Like tough beefsteaks, the more you beat them, the more tender they become.
The tender for ADMIE will not go ahead, the companies have not submitted binding bids so it will not be completed. That is also the case with PPC.
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Translations for tender
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- tendreCatalan, Valencian
- mør, øm, forsyningsskib, tenderDanish
- zart, liebevoll, lieb, zärtlich, empfindlichGerman
- esquife, oferta, dolorido, tierno, [[vagón]] [[nodriza]], propuesta, cariñoso, ofrecerSpanish
- tenderi, hellä, esittää, tarjota, arka, maksuväline, aristava, emälaiva, tarjous, yhteysvene, mureaFinnish
- tendre, offreFrench
- grámhar, mínIrish
- presentare, fare una offerta, soffice, dare, offrire, offerta, morbido, tender, valuta, dolce, scialuppa, moneta, [[gara]] d’[[appalto]], tenero, sottoporre, sensibile, carino, tenera, battere, delicatoItalian
- 過敏, 柔らかい, 炭水車, 優しいJapanese
- zaartLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- mateoha, pāwera, tono, tāngohengoheMāori
- betalingsmiddel, tilbud, anbudNorwegian
- zacht, betalingsmiddel, bod, lief, tender, gevoelig, aanbieden, mals, biedenDutch
- tender, środek płatniczy, oferta, przetargowy, delikatnyPolish
- tenro, terno, tênder, macioPortuguese
- dulce, gentil, iubitRomanian
- уязвимый, предлагать, нежный, ласковый, тендер, [[платёжный, чувствительный, [[плавучий, предложениеRussian
- öm, mör, ljuv, erbjudaSwedish
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