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tender

adjective uk   /ˈten.dər/  us   /-dɚ/

tender adjective (GENTLE)

C2 gentle, loving, or kind: a tender look/smile What you need is some tender loving care.

tender adjective (PAINFUL)

(of part of the body) painful, sore, or uncomfortable when touched: My arm was very tender after the injection.

tender adjective (SOFT)

C2 (of meat or vegetables) easy to cut or chew (= crush with the teeth): My steak was beautifully tender. Tender plants are easily damaged by cold weather.

tender adjective (YOUNG)

C2 literary young: He was sent off to boarding school at the tender age of seven.
tenderly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
tenderness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/

tender

verb uk   /ˈten.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
[I] If you tender for a job, you make a formal offer to do it for a stated price: Five companies have tendered for the hospital contract. [I] specialized finance & economics If you tender for something such as shares, you make a formal offer to buy them for a stated price. [T] formal to give or offer something: Please tender the exact fare. The health minister has tendered her resignation (= has offered to leave her job).

tender

noun [C] uk   /ˈten.dər/  us   /-dɚ/

tender noun [C] (OFFER)

a written or formal offer to supply goods or do a job for an agreed price: The council has invited tenders for the building contract. specialized finance & economics a written offer to buy or sell shares in a companyput sth out to tender UK If you put work out to tender, you ask people to make offers to do it: Education departments in all the prisons are being put out to tender.

tender noun [C] (CONTAINER)

specialized engineering a vehicle used for transporting water, wood, or coal, especially one that is pulled behind a railway engine or used by the fire service

tender noun [C] (BOAT)

specialized sailing a small boat that is used for transporting people or goods from the land to a larger boat or from the larger boat to the land: The SS Nomadic was a tender to the ill-fated liner, Titanic.
(Definition of tender from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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