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KK Pronunciation

〔 `tZndL 〕


〔 ˋtєndә 〕

Overview of noun tender

The noun tender has 6 senses

  • tender, legal tender, stamp -- (something that can be used as an official medium of payment)

  • attendant, attender, tender -- (someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another)

  • bid, tender -- (a formal proposal to buy at a specified price)

  • tender -- (car attached to a locomotive to carry fuel and water)

  • tender, ship's boat, pinnace, cutter -- (a boat for communication between ship and shore)

  • tender, supply ship -- (ship that usually provides supplies to other ships)

Overview of verb tender

The verb tender has 4 senses

  • tender -- (offer or present for acceptance)

  • offer, bid, tender -- (propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting")

  • tender -- (make a tender of; in legal settlements)

  • tender, tenderize, tenderise -- (make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer; "tenderize meat")

Overview of adj tender

The adj tender has 8 senses

  • tender -- (given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality; "a tender heart"; "a tender smile"; "tender loving care"; "tender memories"; "a tender mother")

  • sensitive, sore, raw, tender -- (hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw")

  • tender -- (young and immature; "at a tender age")

  • affectionate, fond, lovesome, tender, warm -- (having or displaying warmth or affection; "affectionate children"; "a fond embrace"; "fond of his nephew"; "a tender glance"; "a warm embrace")

  • tender -- (easy to cut or chew; "tender beef")

  • tender, untoughened -- (physically untoughened; "tender feet")

  • crank, cranky, tender, tippy -- ((used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail)

  • tender -- ((of plants) not hardy; easily killed by adverse growing condition; "tender green shoots")