Tender Meaning and Definition


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Tender meaning

Word: Tender

How to pronounce: ˈtendə

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Showing gentleness and concern or sympathy.

Example sentences: "He was being so kind and tender"

2. (of food) easy to cut or chew; not tough.

Example sentences: "Tender green beans"

3. (of a part of the body) sensitive to pain.

Example sentences: "The pale, tender skin of her forearm"

4. Young, immature, and vulnerable.

Example sentences: "At the tender age of five"

5. (of a ship) leaning or readily inclined to roll in response to the wind.

Example sentences: "I would expect the boat to be a bit on the tender side when the wind picks up."

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Offer or present (something) formally.

Example sentences: "He tendered his resignation as leader"

Noun

Definitions:

1. An offer to carry out work, supply goods, or buy land, shares, or another asset at a stated fixed price.

Example sentences: "We invited tenders for up to three more frigates"

Noun

Definitions:

1. A boat used to ferry people and supplies to and from a ship.

Example sentences: "You can tie up your own tender at the dinghy docks or go ashore in one of the harbor launches."

2. A railcar coupled to a steam locomotive to carry fuel and water.

Example sentences: "On this particular day, my fireman and I had old #19 steamed up, oiled, greased, with a full tender of water and fuel."

3. A person who looks after someone else or a machine or place.

Example sentences: "Alexei signaled to one of the engine tenders"


Synonyms:

bidding

bid

cutter

gentle

proposal

affectionate

balmy

mellow

delicate

loving

fragile

sensitive

soft

mild

bland

soothing

softhearted

kindhearted

tenderhearted

legal tender

offer

proffer

fond

frail

faint

weak

feeble

kindly

slight

light

compassionate

kind

warm

low


Antonyms:

hard

difficult


Derivations:

tendering

tendered

tenderer

tenderness

tenderly

tenderize


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Tender in Other Languages...

Spanish: Licitación

German: Ausschreibung

French: Tendre

Italian: Gara

Turkish: Ihale


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