alphabet

tender

Definition of tender:

part of speech: noun

A nurse; a small vessel that accompanies a larger, carrying for its use provisions and other stores, or as a despatch- boat to convey intelligence; on railways, a carriage attached to a locomotive to supply it with fuel and water.

part of speech: adjective

Easily impressed, bruised, or injured; not firm or hard, as plants; not tough; as meat; easily pained; not hardy; young; feeble; weak; susceptible of the softer passions, as love or compassion; affectionate; pitiful; careful not to injure or excite pain; soft; delicate.

part of speech: noun

An offer of money to pay a debt or obligation incurred; an offer in writing made by a contractor or tradesman to execute certain specified work at a certain sum or rate; the thing offered; generally, any offer for acceptance.

part of speech: adverb

Tenderly.

part of speech: verb

To present for acceptance; to offer in payment or satisfaction of a demand.

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