1.Definition: (of plants) not hardy; easily killed by adverse growing condition
"Tender green shoots"
2.Definition: (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail
3.Definition: easy to cut or chew
4.Definition: given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality
"A tender heart", "A tender smile", "Tender loving care", "Tender memories", "A tender mother"
5.Definition: having or displaying warmth or affection
"A tender glance"
7.Definition: physically untoughened
8.Definition: young and immature
"At a tender age"