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Hypernyms for tender

boat railroad car help car offering supporter railcar assistant medium of exchange ship railway car helper monetary system alter give modify gift offer present change proffer

Definitions for tender

  • verb - make tender or more tender as by marinating
  • adjective - (of plants) not hardy; easily killed by adverse growing condition; "tender green shoots"
  • adjective - having or displaying warmth or affection; "affectionate children"; "a fond embrace"; "fond of his nephew"; "a tender glance"; "a warm embrace"
  • adjective - young and immature; "at a tender age"
  • adjective - hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw"
  • adjective - (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail
  • verb - make a tender of; in legal settlements
  • verb - offer or present for acceptance
  • verb - propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"
  • adjective - easy to cut or chew; "tender beef"
  • adjective - physically untoughened; "tender feet"
  • adjective - given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality; "a tender heart"; "a tender smile"; "tender loving care"; "tender memories"; "a tender mother"
  • noun - ship that usually provides supplies to other ships
  • noun - a boat for communication between ship and shore
  • noun - car attached to a locomotive to carry fuel and water
  • noun - a formal proposal to buy at a specified price
  • noun - someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
  • noun - something that can be used as an official medium of payment
  • Pronounciation of tender

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    Synonyms for tender

    warm crank affectionate sensitive cranky untoughened fond sore tippy lovesome raw pinnace legal tender cutter stamp supply ship attendant ship's boat attender tenderise bid tenderize offer

    Antonyms for tender


    Holonyms for tender

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    Hyponyms for tender

    gig batman bridesmaid checker escort groomsman linkman hospital attendant rocker gallant litter-bearer arouser buyout bid bellboy maid of honor courtier esquire lifeguard loader page second steward trainbearer food stamp companion bellman caddie cupbearer famulus lifesaver matron of honor varlet servitor flight attendant waker baggageman bellhop golf caddie equerry gillie linkboy orderly racker squire stretcher-bearer rouser subscribe overbid underbid by-bid outbid

    Meronyms for tender

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    Sounds like tender

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