Synonyms for tender

Synonyms for (noun) tender

Synonyms: tender, supply ship

Definition: ship that usually provides supplies to other ships

Similar words: ship

Definition: a vessel that carries passengers or freight


Synonyms: tender, cutter, pinnace, ship's boat

Definition: a boat for communication between ship and shore

Similar words: boat

Definition: a small vessel for travel on water


Synonyms: tender

Definition: car attached to a locomotive to carry fuel and water

Similar words: car, railcar, railroad car, railway car

Definition: a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad

Usage: three cars had jumped the rails


Synonyms: bid, tender

Definition: a formal proposal to buy at a specified price

Similar words: offer, offering

Definition: something offered (as a proposal or bid)

Usage: noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds


Synonyms: attendant, attender, tender

Definition: someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another

Similar words: assistant, help, helper, supporter

Definition: a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose

Usage: my invaluable assistant; they hired additional help to finish the work


Synonyms: legal tender, tender, stamp

Definition: something that can be used as an official medium of payment

Similar words: monetary system, medium of exchange

Definition: anything that is generally accepted as a standard of value and a measure of wealth in a particular country or region

Synonyms for (verb) tender

Synonyms: tender, tenderise, tenderize

Definition: make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer

Usage: tenderize meat

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: tender

Definition: make a tender of; in legal settlements

Similar words: proffer, offer

Definition: present for acceptance or rejection

Usage: She offered us all a cold drink


Synonyms: tender

Definition: offer or present for acceptance

Similar words: gift, give, present

Definition: give as a present; make a gift of

Usage: What will you give her for her birthday?

Synonyms for (adjective) tender

Synonyms: tender

Definition: (of plants) not hardy; easily killed by adverse growing condition

Usage: tender green shoots

Similar words: delicate

Definition: exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury

Usage: a delicate violin passage; delicate china; a delicate flavor; the delicate wing of a butterfly


Synonyms: fond, lovesome, tender, warm, affectionate

Definition: having or displaying warmth or affection

Usage: affectionate children; a fond embrace; fond of his nephew; a tender glance; a warm embrace

Similar words: loving

Definition: feeling or showing love and affection

Usage: loving parents; loving glances


Synonyms: tender

Definition: young and immature

Usage: at a tender age

Similar words: young, immature

Definition: (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth

Usage: young people


Synonyms: sensitive, sore, tender, raw

Definition: hurting

Usage: the tender spot on his jaw

Similar words: painful

Definition: causing physical or psychological pain

Usage: worked with painful slowness


Synonyms: crank, cranky, tippy, tender

Definition: (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail

Similar words: unstable

Definition: lacking stability or fixity or firmness

Usage: unstable political conditions; the tower proved to be unstable in the high wind; an unstable world economy


Synonyms: tender

Definition: easy to cut or chew

Usage: tender beef

Similar words: chewable, cuttable

Definition: easy to cut or chew


Similar words: crisp, crispy

Definition: tender and brittle

Usage: crisp potato chips


Similar words: flakey, flaky

Definition: made of or easily forming flakes


Similar words: tenderised, tenderized

Definition: made tender as by marinating or pounding

Usage: tenderized meat


Synonyms: untoughened, tender

Definition: physically untoughened

Usage: tender feet

Similar words: soft, delicate

Definition: easily hurt

Usage: soft hands; a baby's delicate skin


Synonyms: tender

Definition: given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality

Usage: a tender heart; a tender smile; tender loving care; tender memories; a tender mother

Similar words: protective

Definition: showing care

Usage: a protective mother


Similar words: sentimental

Definition: given to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality