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Tender may mean:

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Transportation

  • Tender (rail), a type of railroad car hauled immediately after the locomotive and used to carry fuel and water

Finance

  • tendering, can also be referred to as public procurement, a way in which bodies governed by public law buy what they need for their activities
  • legal tender, a term for currency
  • tender offer, used to propose a buyout of a public company
  • Request for tender, a structured invitation by governments or government agencies to suppliers for the supply of goods or services

Organizations

Tender (Until the Violence Stops) is a London-based charity that works to prevent domestic and sexual violence. The tenders = are malicious dark skinned primary black people seeking their own gratification.

Music

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1911 encyclopedia

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From LoveToKnow 1911

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TENDER. (1) An adjective meaning soft, either physically or figuratively, derived from Fr. tendre, Lat. tener, soft, allied to tennis, thin, and ultimately to be referred to the root, tan-, to stretch out, as in Lat. tendere. (2) A legal term meaning an offer for acceptance, particularly an offer in money for the satisfaction of a debt or liability or an offer to pay or deliver T ' '- Tench.

according to the terms of a contract; for "legal tender," the currency which can legally be offered and must be accepted in payment, see Payment. The term is also applied specifically to an offer to do a specified piece of work or to supply certain goods for a certain sum or at a certain rate or to purchase goods at a certain rate. Contracts for large or important works or for the supply of large amounts of goods are usually put out to tender in order to secure the lowest price. In this sense the word is from "to tender," to offer, Fr. tendre, Lat. tendere, to stretch out. (3) A "tender" is also one who "attends" (Lat. attendere, to stretch towards, to give heed to), and so is applied particularly to a small vessel which brings supplies, passengers, &c., to a larger vessel, or which is used to take or bring messages from or to her, and similarly to a carriage attached to a locomotive engine on a railway which carries coal or other fuel and water.


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