tender

(redirected from tenderers)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Related to tenderers: central procurement
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • adj
  • noun
  • verb
  • phrase

Synonyms for tender

Synonyms for tender

of a kindly, considerate character

something offered

to put before another for acceptance

Synonyms for tender

something that can be used as an official medium of payment

a formal proposal to buy at a specified price

car attached to a locomotive to carry fuel and water

a boat for communication between ship and shore

Related Words

ship that usually provides supplies to other ships

Synonyms

Related Words

offer or present for acceptance

Related Words

make a tender of

Related Words

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

given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality

Related Words

Antonyms

hurting

Related Words

young and immature

Related Words

having or displaying warmth or affection

easy to cut or chew

Antonyms

physically untoughened

Synonyms

Related Words

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

Related Words

(of plants) not hardy

References in classic literature ?
But, if it is your difficulty," (his voice unconsciously took a tenderer tone) "then I will speak.
A familiarity with Alec d'Urberville's presence--which that young man carefully cultivated in her by playful dialogue, and by jestingly calling her his cousin when they were alone--removed much of her original shyness of him, without, however, implanting any feeling which could engender shyness of a new and tenderer kind.
A large debt of gratitude was owing here; but the intercourse of the last seven years, the equal footing and perfect unreserve which had soon followed Isabella's marriage, on their being left to each other, was yet a dearer, tenderer recollection.
But Maggie's face, made more childlike by the gathering tears, touched him with a tenderer, less egotistic feeling.
For in that sad yet happy hour, she had learned not only the bitterness of remorse and despair, but the sweetness of self-denial and self-control, and led by her mother's hand, she had drawn nearer to the Friend who always welcomes every child with a love stronger than that of any father, tenderer than that of any mother.
Towards Phoebe, as we have said, she was affectionate, --far tenderer than ever before, in their brief acquaintance, except for that one kiss on the preceding night,--yet with a Continually recurring pettishness and irritability.
Had Grace been young and handsome, I should have been tempted to think that tenderer feelings than prudence or fear influenced Mr.
I sometimes think that you boys of this generation are a deal tenderer fellows than we used to be.
Every night, at the same hour, does Miss Twinkleton resume the topics of the previous night, comprehending the tenderer scandal of Cloisterham, of which she has no knowledge whatever by day, and references to a certain season at Tunbridge Wells (airily called by Miss Twinkleton in this state of her existence 'The Wells'), notably the season wherein a certain finished gentleman (compassionately called by Miss Twinkleton, in this stage of her existence, 'Foolish Mr.
Nancy, indeed, was not exempt from a failing which was very common among the Jew's female pupils; and in which, in their tenderer years, they were rather encouraged than checked.