tenderable

tenderable

[ten-der-uh-buhl]
adjective
capable of being tendered or offered in payment, as money or goods.

Origin:
1880–85; tender2 + -able

tenderability, noun
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tender2 (ˈtɛndə)
 
vb (foll by for)
1.  (tr) to give, present, or offer: to tender one's resignation; tender a bid
2.  to make a formal offer or estimate for (a job or contract)
3.  (tr) law to offer (money or goods) in settlement of a debt or claim
 
n
4.  the act or an instance of tendering; offer
5.  commerce a formal offer to supply specified goods or services at a stated cost or rate
6.  something, esp money, used as an official medium of payment: legal tender
 
[C16: from Anglo-French tendre, from Latin tendere to extend; see tend1]
 
'tenderable2
 
adj
 
'tenderer2
 
n

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