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1.A small boat. 2.To offer for acceptance; e.g. as tender of abandonment of property or the tender of defense of a lawsuit. 3.To offer goods for transportation or to make railcars, trucks or containers available for loading or unloading of cargo. 4. One who serves as a precautionary standby, as the line tender for a diver. 5. An auxiliary vessel that acts as a support ship for other ships, such as a destroyer tender.