tender vs delicate: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: tender or delicate

How to spell tender?

tender
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delicate
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tendernoun

someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another

tendernoun

something that can be used as an official medium of payment

tendernoun

a boat for communication between ship and shore

tenderadjective

physically untoughened

tenderverb

propose a payment

tenderadjective

hurting

tendernoun

a formal proposal to buy at a specified price

tenderverb

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

tenderadjective

having or displaying warmth or affection

tenderadjective

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

tendernoun

ship that usually provides supplies to other ships

tendernoun

car attached to a locomotive to carry fuel and water

tenderadjective

easy to cut or chew

tenderadjective

given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality

tenderverb

make a tender of; in legal settlements

tenderverb

offer or present for acceptance

tenderadjective

(of plants) not hardy; easily killed by adverse growing condition

tenderadjective

young and immature

delicateadjective

difficult to handle; requiring great tact

delicateadjective

easily broken or damaged or destroyed

delicateadjective

easily hurt

delicateadjective

developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety

delicateadjective

exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury

delicateadjective

marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique

delicateadjective

of an instrument or device; capable of registering minute differences or changes precisely

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