Definitions For Tender


  • Ship that usually provides supplies to other ships
  • A boat for communication between ship and shore
  • Car attached to a locomotive to carry fuel and water
  • A formal proposal to buy at a specified price
  • Someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
  • Something that can be used as an official medium of payment


  • Make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer
  • Make a tender of; in legal settlements
  • Offer or present for acceptance
  • Propose a payment


  • (of plants) not hardy; easily killed by adverse growing condition
  • Having or displaying warmth or affection
  • Young and immature
  • Hurting
  • (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail


  • Easy to cut or chew
  • Physically untoughened
  • Given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality

Is Tender a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Tender is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tender in a Sentence

  • He gave her a tender look.
  • She was tender and loving with her new child.
  • Cook the pasta until it is just tender.

Synonyms for Tender

Antonyms for Tender

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