- 1. tender, legal tender, stamp, medium of exchange, monetary system
- usage: something that can be used as an official medium of payment
- 2. attendant, attender, tender, assistant, helper, help, supporter
- usage: someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
- 3. bid, tender, offer, offering
- usage: a formal proposal to buy at a specified price
- 4. tender, car, railcar, railway car, railroad car
- usage: car attached to a locomotive to carry fuel and water
- 5. tender, ship's boat, pinnace, cutter, boat
- usage: a boat for communication between ship and shore
- 6. tender, supply ship, ship
- usage: ship that usually provides supplies to other ships
- 1. tender, give, gift, present
- usage: offer or present for acceptance
- 2. offer, bid, tender
- usage: propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"
- 3. tender, offer, proffer
- usage: make a tender of; in legal settlements
- 4. tender, tenderize, tenderise, change, alter, modify
- usage: make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer; "tenderize meat"
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- 1. tender (vs. tough), protective, sentimental, soft
- usage: given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality; "a tender heart"; "a tender smile"; "tender loving care"; "tender memories"; "a tender mother"
- 2. sensitive, sore, raw, tender, painful (vs. painless)
- usage: hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw"
- 3. tender, young (vs. old), immature
- usage: young and immature; "at a tender age"
- 4. affectionate, fond, lovesome, tender, warm, loving (vs. unloving)
- usage: having or displaying warmth or affection; "affectionate children"; "a fond embrace"; "fond of his nephew"; "a tender glance"; "a warm embrace"
- 5. tender (vs. tough), chewable, cuttable, crisp, crispy, flaky, flakey, tenderized, tenderised, edible#1, comestible#1, eatable
- usage: easy to cut or chew; "tender beef"
- 6. tender (vs. tough), untoughened, delicate, soft, weak
- usage: physically untoughened; "tender feet"
- 7. crank, cranky, tender, tippy, unstable (vs. stable)
- usage: (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail
- 8. tender, delicate (vs. rugged)
- usage: (of plants) not hardy; easily killed by adverse growing condition; "tender green shoots"
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