ship that usually provides supplies to other ships
car attached to a locomotive to carry fuel and water
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
make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer
(used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail
given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality
easy to cut or chew
(of plants) not hardy; easily killed by adverse growing condition
having or displaying warmth or affection
young and immature
propose a payment
make a tender of; in legal settlements
offer or present for acceptance
One who tends; one who takes care of any person or thing; a nurse.
A vessel employed to attend other vessels, to supply them with provisions and other stores, to convey intelligence, or the like.
A car attached to a locomotive, for carrying a supply of fuel and water.
To offer in payment or satisfaction of a demand, in order to save a penalty or forfeiture; as, to tender the amount of rent or debt.
To offer in words; to present for acceptance.
An offer, either of money to pay a debt, or of service to be performed, in order to save a penalty or forfeiture, which would be incurred by nonpayment or nonperformance; as, the tender of rent due, or of the amount of a note, with interest.
Any offer or proposal made for acceptance; as, a tender of a loan, of service, or of friendship; a tender of a bid for a contract.
The thing offered; especially, money offered in payment of an obligation.
Easily impressed, broken, bruised, or injured; not firm or hard; delicate; as, tender plants; tender flesh; tender fruit.
Sensible to impression and pain; easily pained.
Physically weak; not hardly or able to endure hardship; immature; effeminate.
Susceptible of the softer passions, as love, compassion, kindness; compassionate; pitiful; anxious for another's good; easily excited to pity, forgiveness, or favor; sympathetic.
Exciting kind concern; dear; precious.
Careful to save inviolate, or not to injure;
Unwilling to cause pain; gentle; mild.
Adapted to excite feeling or sympathy; expressive of the softer passions; pathetic; as, tender expressions; tender expostulations; a tender strain.
Apt to give pain; causing grief or pain; delicate; as, a tender subject.
Heeling over too easily when under sail;
Regard; care; kind concern.
To have a care of; to be tender toward; hence, to regard; to esteem; to value.