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Adjective
/ˈtendər/,
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tenderer, comparative; tenderest, superlative;
  1. Showing gentleness and concern or sympathy
    • - he was being so kind and tender
  2. Solicitous of; concerned for
    • - be tender of a lady's reputation
  3. (of food) Easy to cut or chew; not tough
    • - tender green beans
  4. (of a plant) Easily injured by severe weather and therefore needing protection

  5. (of a part of the body) Sensitive to pain
    • - the pale, tender skin of her forearm
  6. Young, immature, and vulnerable
    • - at the tender age of five
  7. Requiring tact or careful handling
    • - the issue of conscription was a particularly tender one
  8. (of a ship) Leaning or readily inclined to roll in response to the wind

Verb
  1. Offer or present (something) formally
    • - he tendered his resignation as leader
  2. Offer (money) as payment
    • - she tendered her fare
  3. Make a formal written offer to carry out work, supply goods, or buy land, shares, or another asset for a stated fixed price
    • - firms of interior decorators have been tendering for the work
  4. Make such an offer giving (a stated fixed price)
    • - what price should we tender for a contract?
Noun
  1. A person who looks after someone else or a machine or place
    • - Alexei signaled to one of the engine tenders
  2. A boat used to ferry people and supplies to and from a ship

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


  1. given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality; "a tender heart"; "a tender smile"; "tender loving care"; "tender memories"; "a tender mother"
  2. offer or present for acceptance
  3. something that can be used as an official medium of payment
  4. attendant: someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
  5. offer: propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"
  6. sensitive: hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw"
  7. "Tender" is a song by English alternative rock band Blur. It is the first track on Blur's sixth album 13 and was also released as the lead single before the album's release. The single reached #2 in the UK Singles Chart - kept off #1 by Britney Spears' "...Baby One More Time".
  8. Tender (formerly Until the Violence Stops) is a London-based charitable organisation that works to prevent domestic violence. Founded in 2003, Tender delivers educational violence prevention programmes to secondary schools, Pupil Referral Units (PRUs) and youth centres throughout Greater London.
  9. Tender is a compilation album by British rock artists Wishbone Ash, released in May 2008 by the Talking Elephant label. It features mellow songs by the band and complements the album Tough, featuring a compilation of rock numbers, that was released at the same time.
  10. (Tendering) Procurement is the acquisition of appropriate goods and/or services at the best possible total cost of ownership to meet the needs of the purchaser in terms of quality and quantity, time, and location. ...
  11. (Tenderness (medicine)) In medicine, tenderness is pain or discomfort when an affected area is touched.
  12. (Tenderness (novel)) The novel Tenderness was written by Robert Cormier in 1997. It is the basis for John Polson's 2008 film of the same name.
  13. Someone who tends or waits on someone; A railroad car towed behind a steam engine to carry fuel; A naval ship that functions as a mobile base for other ships; A boat used for transportation between a ship and shore; To make tender or delicate; to weaken; To feel tenderly towards; to regard ...
  14. (Tendering) Process by which the CWB tenders a portion of its annual exports to grain companies, and companies ‘bid’ either at a premium or a discount to fulfill export sales.
  15. (Tendering) The calling by audit clients for competitive bids for audit appointments.
  16. (Tendering) This is a purchasing procedure whereby potential suppliers are invited to make a firm an unequivocal offer of the price and terms which, on acceptance, shall be the basis of the subsequent contract. ...
  17. Tendering is the process of bidding for a contract
  18. Tendering is what a consultancy does when it pitches for a client’s business. A client will often issue an Invitation to Tender (ITT) or a Request for Information (RFI). The tendering process is usually controlled by the client’s procurement department.
  19. (Tenderness) The IGENITY profile score for Tenderness represents an animal’s genetic potential for tenderness as measured by Warner-Bratzler Shear Force (WBSF), with “10” the most tender and “1” the least tender. Lower shear force means more tender beef. ...
  20. (TENDERNESS) "Real fearlessness is the product of tenderness. It comes from letting the world tickle your heart, your raw and beautiful heart. You are willing to open up, without resistance or shyness, and face the world. You are willing to share your heart with others. ...
  21. ("Tenders") is a service provided by the Company whereby the User can access a database that contains the latest information on tenders floated by government and private organizations all over the globe.
  22. When the binding is loosening.
  23. The act of offering bonds to a sinking fund.
  24. to offer goods for transportation, or to offer to place trucks for loading or unloading.
  25. A process of selling, calling for purchasers to make their best offers in writing for that property by a given date.