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Definitions of tender:

part of speech: noun

A small vessel that attends a larger with stores, etc.: a carriage attached to locomotives, to supply fuel and water.

part of speech: noun

One who takes care of a person or thing; a vehicle containing coal and water attached to a locomotive; a smaller vessel attending and supplying a larger one; a rowboat used to land passengers from a ship; an offer for acceptance; offer of service, or of a sum due in money, under certain legal conditions; money offered in payment; as, legal tender.

part of speech: noun

Tenderness.

part of speech: verb

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

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: adjective

Soft, delicate: easily impressed or injured: not hardy: fragile: weak and feeble: easily moved to pity, love, etc.: careful not to injure ( followed by of): unwilling to cause pain: apt to cause pain: expressive of the softer passions: compassionate.

part of speech: verb transitive

To offer for acceptance.

part of speech: noun

An offer or proposal, esp. of some service: the thing offered.

part of speech: adjective

Easily cut or chewed, as meat; soft; not hard; not tough; weak in body; easily hurt; sensitive; easily touched by pain, kindness, etc.: gentle; kind; immature; delicate.

part of speech: verb transitive

To stretch out or offer for acceptance.

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: adverb

Tenderly.

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.

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