[ ten-derd ]
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  1. presented formally for acceptance: The tendered resignation will be effective immediately on being accepted by the Board.Any light the tendered evidence could shed on the defendant's guilt or innocence was minimal.

  2. Commerce.

    • relating to or specified in a bid or offer made in writing by one party to another to execute certain work, supply certain commodities, etc., for a stated price: The tendered cost for the work was $597,600.

    • being a project for which a request for such bids is issued: As with any openly tendered project in the public domain, the government was forced to go with the lowest bidder.

  1. offered or proffered: The value of this graciously tendered gift is so great that we don’t dare squander it.

  2. Law. offered in payment of a debt or other obligation, especially in exact accordance with the terms of the law and of the obligation: All validly tendered shares have been accepted for payment.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of tender2.

Origin of tendered

First recorded in 1870–75; tender2 + -ed2 for the adjective senses; tender2 + -ed1 for the verb sense

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