- 1[intransitive] tender (for something) to make a formal offer to supply goods or do work at a stated price Local firms were invited to tender for the building contract. competitive tendering
- 2 [transitive] tender something (to somebody) (formal) to offer or give something to someone He has tendered his resignation to the President.
NAmE//ˈtɛndər//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they tender
he / she / it tenders
past simple tendered
-ing form tendering