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)
sufficient tender
2: something offered in payment or performance; specif: money
the proper amount of tender required see also legal tender
tender 2 vb [Anglo-French tendre to offer, propose for acceptance, literally, to stretch, hold out, from Old French, from Latin tendere]
vt
1 a: to make a tender of
tender goods
tender delivery
b: to offer as an amount in settlement of a claim by an injured party against an insured
◇ An insurance company might be obligated to tender the limits of a policy to an injured party when a higher amount is likely to be awarded at trial.
2: to extend for acceptance or consideration (as in proof of something) esp. in a proceeding
tender a plea to the court
tender an issue
3: to offer for sale
tender shares
vi: to offer securities for sale
make an informed decision to tender

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

tender
I verb advance, deferre, deliver, extend, furnish, give, grant, hold out, issue, lay before, offer, pay, present, present for payment, proffer, propose, put forward, render, submit, urge upon, volunteer associated concepts: tender payment, tender performance foreign phrases:
- Reprobata pecunia liberat solventem. — Money refused releases the debtor
II index benevolent, bestow, bid, cede, confer (give), contribute (indemnify), contribute (supply), dispense, extend (offer), introduce, invitation, overture, pay, pose (propound), present (make a gift), proffer, proposal (suggestion), propose, proposition, propound, remit (send payment), remit (submit for consideration), satisfy (discharge), submit (give)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


tender
v.
To offer or present something to someone; to present someone with money as payment; to offer to perform some service for a price.
n.
tender

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


tender
an offer. In Scotland, a judicial tender is an offer to settle a court action.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


tender
1) To present to another person an unconditional offer to enter into a contract; a request for bids.
2) To present payment to another.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


tender
n.
1 An unconditional offer of performance in order to satisfy a debt. It may be offered to save the party making the tender from a penalty for nonpayment or lack of performance. On the other hand, if the other party should refuse the tender without a justifiable reason, that party may be placed in default.
2 Something offered in order to settle a debt or obligation.
3 An offer put forward in hope of acceptance.
4 Something that serves as a means of payment, such as banknotes or coin (as in, legal tender).
@ tender of delivery
The placement by a seller at the disposal of the buyer, that is, arranging delivery of those paid for goods in a timely manner.
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Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


tender
An offer of money; the act by which one individual offers someone who is holding a claim or demand against him or her the amount of money that the offeror regards and admits is due, in order to satisfy the claim or demand, in the absence of any contingency or stipulation attached to the offer.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


tender
An offer of money; the act by which one individual offers someone who is holding a claim or demand against him or her the amount of money that the offeror regards and admits is due, in order to satisfy the claim or demand, in the absence of any contingency or stipulation attached to the offer.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

tender
   1) v. to present to another person an unconditional offer to enter into a contract.
   2) v. to present payment to another.
   3) n. delivery, except that the recipient has the choice not to accept the tender. However, the act of tender completes the responsibility of the person making the tender.
   See also: delivery, offer

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • 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

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