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Tender (IPA: /ˈtɛndɝ/)


Tender (n.)

One who tends; one who takes care of any person or thing; a nurse.

Tender (n.)

A vessel employed to attend other vessels, to supply them with provisions and other stores, to convey intelligence, or the like.

Tender (n.)

A car attached to a locomotive, for carrying a supply of fuel and water.

Tender (v. t.)

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.

Tender (v. t.)

To offer in words; to present for acceptance.

Tender (n.)

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.

Tender (n.)

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.

Tender (n.)

The thing offered; especially, money offered in payment of an obligation.

Tender (superl.)

Easily impressed, broken, bruised, or injured; not firm or hard; delicate; as, tender plants; tender flesh; tender fruit.

Tender (superl.)

Sensible to impression and pain; easily pained.

Tender (superl.)

Physically weak; not hardly or able to endure hardship; immature; effeminate.

Tender (superl.)

Susceptible of the softer passions, as love, compassion, kindness; compassionate; pitiful; anxious for another's good; easily excited to pity, forgiveness, or favor; sympathetic.

Tender (superl.)

Exciting kind concern; dear; precious.

Tender (superl.)

Careful to save inviolate, or not to injure; -- with of.

Tender (superl.)

Unwilling to cause pain; gentle; mild.

Tender (superl.)

Adapted to excite feeling or sympathy; expressive of the softer passions; pathetic; as, tender expressions; tender expostulations; a tender strain.

Tender (superl.)

Apt to give pain; causing grief or pain; delicate; as, a tender subject.

Tender (superl.)

Heeling over too easily when under sail; -- said of a vessel.

Tender (n.)

Regard; care; kind concern.

Tender (v. t.)

To have a care of; to be tender toward; hence, to regard; to esteem; to value.

Tender

Vehicle for carrying a steam locomotive's supply of fuel and water

Tender

Song

Tender

2008 compilation album by Wishbone Ash

Tender

2012 film

Tender

2004 single by Straightener

Tender Synonyms

Fond, Lovesome, Affectionate, Caring, Loving, Warm

Tender Synonyms

Protective, Sentimental, Caring, Soft

Tender Synonyms

Crispy, Flaky, Tenderized, Cuttable, Eatable, Comestible, Edible, Flakey, Chewable, Tenderised, Crisp

Tender Synonyms

Crank, Tippy, Cranky, Unstable

Tender Synonyms

Delicate

Tender Synonyms

Painful, Sore, Raw, Sensitive

Tender Synonyms

Soft, Weak, Delicate, Untoughened

Tender Synonyms

Young, Immature

Tender Synonyms

Attender, Attendant

Tender Synonyms

Bid

Tender Synonyms

Legal Tender

Tender Synonyms

Pinnace, Ship's Boat, Cutter

Tender Synonyms

Supply Ship

Tender Synonyms

Offer, Bid

Tender Synonyms

Tenderize, Tenderise

Tender (Last Name / Surname)

Tender is the #78,821 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 242 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Tender in Spanish is Oferta

Tagalog Translation

Tender in Tagalog is Lambot

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel." - Animals

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast; but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel." - Righteousness

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A tender smile, our sorrows' only balm." - Smiles

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Already with thee! tender is the night." - John Keats

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And oft I heard the tender dove In firry woodlands making moan." - Doves


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