an offer to carry out work, supply goods, or buy land, shares, or another asset at a stated fixed price.
The tenders were evaluated on price, experience of the tenderer, methodology, quality and technical merit.
a person who looks after someone else or a machine or place.
Alexei signaled to one of the engine tenders
a boat used to ferry people and supplies to and from a ship.
You can tie up your own tender at the dinghy docks or go ashore in one of the harbor launches.
a railcar coupled to a steam locomotive to carry fuel and water.
On this particular day, my fireman and I had old #19 steamed up, oiled, greased, with a full tender of water and fuel.