- Something that can be used as an official medium of payment.
- Someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another.
- A formal proposal to buy at a specified price.
- synonyms: bid
- Car attached to a locomotive to carry fuel and water.
- A boat for communication between ship and shore.
- Ship that usually provides supplies to other ships.
- synonyms: supply ship
- Offer or present for acceptance.
- Propose a payment.
- usage: "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"
- Make a tender of; in legal settlements.
- Make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer.
- usage: "tenderize meat"
- Given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality.
- usage: "a tender heart"; "a tender smile"; "tender loving care"; "tender memories"; "a tender mother"
- usage: "the tender spot on his jaw"
- Young and immature.
- usage: "at a tender age"
- Having or displaying warmth or affection.
- usage: "affectionate children"; "a fond embrace"; "fond of his nephew"; "a tender glance"; "a warm embrace"
- Easy to cut or chew.
- usage: "tender beef"
- Physically untoughened.
- usage: "tender feet"
- synonyms: untoughened
- Used of boats. ( inclined to heel over easily under sail)
- Of plants. ( not hardy; easily killed by adverse growing condition)
- usage: "tender green shoots"
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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