tender


tender
01. My foot is still kind of [tender] from where I dropped the book on it.
02. Chaz is very [tender] with his new baby girl, and loves to hold her in his arms until she falls asleep.
03. The woman's voice was [tender], and full of concern as she explained to the little girl that her pet cat had died.
04. The little girl [tenderly] patted the head of her new baby brother.
05. Turn down the heat once the meat is [tender], otherwise it will get overcooked.
06. I like to eat my steamed vegetables when they are [tender], but still slightly crisp.
07. The [tenderness] in your stomach will go away once the medicine has done its job.
08. A number of different companies have submitted a [tender] for the contract.
09. The vice-president offered to [tender] his resignation after quarterly reports showed that the company had again suffered a serious loss.
10. Peter Ustinov said once that love is an act of endless forgiveness, a [tender] look which becomes a habit.
11. There is a Congolese proverb which states that love is like a baby: it needs to be treated [tenderly].
12. Filet mignon is the most [tender] of all beef cuts.
13. The beef of Argentina is considered by many to be the best in the world; full of flavor, and [tender] enough to be cut with a fork.
14. We have [tendered] the work for the new building to a couple of local contractors.
15. Elvis Presley sang, "When I first saw you with your smile so [tender], my heart was captured, my soul surrendered."
16. Ashley Montagu notes that the human infant requires, beyond all else, a great deal of [tender] loving care.
17. He held her with such love and [tenderness] that she knew at that moment that she would never leave him.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • tender — ten·der 1 n 1 a: an act or instance of tendering b: an unconditional offer of payment or performance (as in discharge of an obligation) that is coupled with a manifestation of willingness and ability to follow through (as by producing a check) c …   Law dictionary

  • Tender — (tender, engine tender; allège, tender; tender), unmittelbar mit der Lokomotive gekuppeltes Fahrzeug zur Aufnahme der für den Lokomotivbetrieb erforderlichen Mengen von Brennstoff und Speisewasser; außerdem werden auf dem T. noch verschiedene… …   Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens

  • Tender — Ten der, a. [Compar. {Tenderer}; superl. {Tenderest}.] [F. tendre, L. tener; probably akin to tenuis thin. See {Thin}.] 1. Easily impressed, broken, bruised, or injured; not firm or hard; delicate; as, tender plants; tender flesh; tender fruit.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tender — tender1 [ten′dər] adj. [ME tendre < OFr < L tener, soft, delicate, tender, prob. altered (infl. by tenuis,THIN) < Sabine terenum, soft, akin to Gr terēn, tender < IE * ter , tender, weak, orig., rubbed, worn down < base * ter , to… …   English World dictionary

  • Tender — may mean:FinanceA process by which one can seek prices and terms for a particular project (such as a construction job) to be carried out under a contract. The sealed offers themselves, including company information, a project outline, and a price …   Wikipedia

  • tender — [ tɑ̃dɛr ] n. m. • 1837; mot angl. « serviteur », de to tend « servir (qqn) » ♦ Wagon qui suit une locomotive à vapeur et contient le combustible et l eau nécessaires. « debout sur la plaque de tôle qui reliait la machine au tender » (Zola). ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • tender — TÉNDER, tendere, s.n. Vehicul de cale ferată, cuplat direct cu o locomotivă cu abur sau făcând corp comun cu aceasta, care serveşte la depozitarea şi la transportul combustibilului şi apei necesare funcţionării locomotivei. – Din fr. tender.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Tender — Ten der, n. 1. (Law) 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tender# — tender adj Tender, compassionate, sympathetic, warm, warmhearted, responsive are comparable when they mean expressing or expressive of feeling that reveals affectionate interest in another especially in his joys, sorrows, or welfare. Tender… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • tender — Ⅰ. tender [1] ► ADJECTIVE (tenderer, tenderest) 1) gentle and sympathetic. 2) (of food) easy to cut or chew. 3) (of a part of the body) sensitive. 4) young and vulnerable. 5) requi …   English terms dictionary

  • Tender — Sm Kohlewagen bei der Lokomotive per. Wortschatz arch. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. tender gleicher Bedeutung. Dieses ist übertragen aus Begleitboot und gekürzt aus ne. attender Begleiter (zu ne. attend beachten, aufwarten, begleiten ) …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache