from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make tender; soften.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To soften; tenderize.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make tender or sensitive; to soften.
- adj. Made tender or soft; softened.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make tender; soften.
- Made tender; tender; soft; intenerated.
in-2 + Latin tener, tender; see tender1 + -ate1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)