tender

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtɛndər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈtɛndɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(tendər)


Inflections of 'tender' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
tenderer
adj comparative
tenderest
adj superlative
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

tender

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. tender [meat, beef, lamb, vegetables]
  2. tender [chunks, pieces, slices] (of)
  3. [cook, boil, roast] until tender
  4. tender and juicy
  5. a tender [man, lady, woman, gentleman, person]
  6. a tender, loving [husband, wife, child]
  7. tender [care, affection, kisses]
  8. is a tender lover
  9. make tender love to
  10. [smothered, covered, lavished] with tender kisses
  11. [give, get, receive] tender loving care
  12. [has, shows] a tender touch
  13. tender and [loving, kind]
  14. the skin is still tender around the [scar, wound]
  15. [brushed, slid] against her tender skin
  16. [passed, started, made her debut] at the tender age of
n
  1. legal tender [of, in]
  2. is (not) considered legal tender
  3. has been awarded a [private, public] tender
  4. the [construction, project] will be opened to tenders
  5. the government has invited tenders (for)
  6. invite tenders to [build, supply, manage]
  7. put the [project] out to tender
  8. submit a [gas, construction, security] tender
v
  1. tender [currency, payment, goods]
  2. tendered by the [government, bidder, company, shipper]
  3. tendered on behalf of the [government]
  4. UK: tender for a [project, contract]
  5. tendered his [resignation, bid, offer, claim]
  6. tendered into [court, evidence]
  7. tendered in [court]
n as adj
  1. a tender [offer, bid, project]
  2. [place, review, evaluate] a tender bid
  3. the tender [details, requirements, specifications]
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