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Lacking bodily strength
“All tender plants need to be kept in a frost-free greenhouse or in a cool place indoors.”
Young, inexperienced, or vulnerable
“He has collected a wealth of happy memories since he joined the team at the tender age of 15.”
Showing gentleness, kindness, and affection
“She tried to keep her tender kindness hidden in order to appear strong and in control.”
Painful when touched
“Pain is felt only after exercise, and the affected area is not tender to the touch, discolored or swollen.”
Requiring tact or careful handling
“It was already a very tender and awkward situation.”
“He placed a tender kiss on Fabia's brow.”
Tender love songs.”
“The lamb was tender without being delicate.”
An offer to carry out work, supply goods, or buy land, shares, or another asset at a stated fixed price
“The tender for the land swap was only joined by four companies.”
“… money from that board game is not legal tender and can't be exchanged for goods or services.”
To put before another for acceptance or consideration
“We tender condolences on their great loss.”
Make a formal written offer to carry out work, supply goods, or buy land, shares, or another asset for a stated fixed price
“The company is tendering for a number of large government contracts.”
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