English dictionary definition of:

tender


Noun

  • ship that usually provides supplies to other ships
  • a boat for communication between ship and shore
  • car attached to a locomotive to carry fuel and water
  • a formal proposal to buy at a specified price
  • someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
  • something that can be used as an official medium of payment

Verb

  • make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer
  • make a tender of; in legal settlements
  • offer or present for acceptance
  • propose a payment

Adjective

  • (of plants) not hardy; easily killed by adverse growing condition
  • having or displaying warmth or affection
  • young and immature
  • hurting
  • (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail
  • easy to cut or chew
  • physically untoughened
  • given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality

Thesaurus

affectionate attendant attender bid crank cranky cutter fond lovesome offer pinnace raw sensitive sore stamp tenderise British English spelling tenderize American English spelling tippy untoughened warm

Scrabble score for tender


Scrabble score = 7

generated at 20:18:32 on 19-10-19

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