Nouns (15)

supply ship, tender
n. ship that usually provides supplies to other ships
pinnace, ship's boat, cutter, tender
n. a boat for communication between ship and shore
n. car attached to a locomotive to carry fuel and water
tender, bid
n. a formal proposal to buy at a specified price
attender, tender, attendant
n. someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
legal tender, stamp, tender
n. something that can be used as an official medium of payment

Verbs (8)

tenderise, tenderize, tender
v. make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer; "tenderize meat"
v. make a tender of; in legal settlements
v. offer or present for acceptance
tender, bid, offer
v. propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"

Adverbs (0)

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Adjectives (7)

adj. (of plants) not hardy; easily killed by adverse growing condition; "tender green shoots"
adj. (edible)
adj. young and immature; "at a tender age"
adj. easy to cut or chew; "tender beef"
untoughened, tender
adj. physically untoughened; "tender feet"
adj. given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality; "a tender heart"; "a tender smile"; "tender loving care"; "tender memories"; "a tender mother"

Fuzzynyms (73)

sign, signboard
n. structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted; "the highway was lined with signboards"
n. (law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved
n. a task to be dealt with; "securing adequate funding is a time-consuming proposition"
n. a fundamental linguistic unit linking a signifier to that which is signified; "The bond between the signifier and the signified is arbitrary"--de Saussure
proffer, proposition, suggestion
n. a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection; "it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse"
question, motion
n. a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote; "he made a motion to adjourn"; "she called for the question"
attender, meeter, attendee, attendant
n. a person who is present and participates in a meeting; "he was a regular attender at department meetings"; "the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees"
chaperone, chaperon
n. one who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people
Samuel Butler, Butler
n. English poet (1612-1680)
n. a man paid to drive a privately owned car
n. someone who cooks food
n. the ship's officer who is in charge of provisions and dining arrangements
house servant, domestic help, domestic
n. a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
pensionary, hireling
n. a person who works only for money
foot soldier, underling, subsidiary, subordinate
n. an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
flunkey, flunky, lackey
n. a male servant (especially a footman)
quick study, sponge
n. someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily; "she soaks up foreign languages like a sponge"
amah, housemaid, maidservant, maid
n. a female domestic
n. a domestic servant
retainer, servant
n. a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
creeper, crawler
n. a person who crawls or creeps along the ground
gentleman's gentleman, valet de chambre, man, gentleman, valet
n. a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer; "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"
offer up, offer
v. present as an act of worship; "offer prayers to the gods"
offer, volunteer
v. agree freely; "She volunteered to drive the old lady home"; "I offered to help with the dishes but the hostess would not hear of it"
benevolent, good
adj. showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity; "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor"
adj. marked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of suffering
adj. having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter"
adj. kindness of disposition or manner; "the benign ruler of millions"; "benign intentions"
large-hearted, good-hearted, openhearted, sympathetic, kindly, benevolent, charitable
adj. showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity; "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor"
tender, sore, sensitive, raw
adj. hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw"
adj. responsive to physical stimuli; "a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch"; "a sensitive voltmeter"; "sensitive skin"; "sensitive to light"
adj. being susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others; "sensitive to the local community and its needs"
adj. expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward; "sympathetic to the students' cause"; "a sympathetic observer"; "a sympathetic gesture"
adj. psychologically warm; friendly and responsive; "a warm greeting"; "a warm personality"; "warm support"

Synonyms (41)

adj. especially pleasing to the taste; "a dainty dish to set before a kind";
gossamer, ethereal
adj. characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy; "this smallest and most ethereal of birds"; "gossamer shading through his playing"
subtle, faint
adj. faint and difficult to analyze; "subtle aromas"
adj. vulnerably delicate; "she has the fragile beauty of youth"
soft, gentle, easy
adj. having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"
adj. (of plants) requiring protection from frost; "half-hardy annuals"
adj. having a metaphorically delicate touch; "the translation is...light-handed...and generally unobtrusive"- New Yorker
adj. extremely delicate; "an overdelicate digestive system"
adj. lacking in body or vigor; "faded pastel charms of the naive music"
adj. fit to kill, especially for food
non-poisonous, nontoxic, nonpoisonous
adj. safe to eat
infant, baby
adj. (used of living things esp persons) in an early period of life, development, or growth
boylike, schoolboyish, boyish
adj. befitting or characteristic of a young boy; "a boyish grin"; "schoolboyish pranks"
childly, childlike
adj. befitting a young child; "childlike charm"
adj. expected in the near future; "look for an early end to the negotiations"
adj. susceptible to alteration by development and experience; "formative years"
schoolgirlish, girlish
adj. befitting or characteristic of a young girl; "girlish charm"; "a dress too schoolgirlish for office wear"
adj. including or intended for youthful persons; "a junior sports league"; "junior fashions"
adj. small in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context); "a nice little job"; "bless your little heart"; "my dear little mother"; "a sweet little deal"; "I'm tired of your petty little schemes"; "filthy little tricks"; "what a nasty little situation"
adj. recently born; "a newborn infant"
puppylike, puppyish
adj. characteristic of a puppy
teenaged, teenage, teen, adolescent
adj. being of the age 13 through 19; "teenage mothers"; "the teen years"
adj. somewhat young
young, vernal, youthful
adj. suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh; "he is young for his age"

Antonyms (5)

adj. deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive; "insensitive to the needs of the patients"
adj. resistant to cutting or chewing
toughened, tough
adj. physically toughened; "the tough bottoms of his feet"
adj. not given to gentleness or sentimentality; "a tough character"


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