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ADJ   tendre | tendre | tendres | tendres
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VERB1   tendre | tends | avoir tendu | tendant
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VERB2   se tendre | me tends | s'être tendu | se tendant
tendre {adj}soft [of a colour]
tendre {adj} [humour, tempérament]gentle
tendre {adj} [peau, viande]tender
tendre {adj} [pousse, herbe, bourgeon]new [e.g. shoots]
Verbs
tendre qc. [corde, fil, câble]
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to tighten sth. [by stretching out]
tendre qc. [élastique, peau]to stretch sth.
tendre qc. [ressort]to extend sth. [e.g. a spring]
Nouns
tendre {f}soft-hearted person [female]
tendre {m}soft-hearted person
2 Words: Others
vert tendre {adj}pale green
2 Words: Verbs
se tendre [p.ex. corde]to tighten (up) [e.g. rope]
se tendre [relations, rapports]to become strained
math. sous-tendre qc. [arc, courbe]to subtend sth.
sous-tendre qc. [fig.] [constituer les fondements de]to underlie sth.
sous-tendre qc. [fig.] [constituer les fondements de]to be behind sth.
tendre l'oreille [loc.]to prick up one's ears [idiom]
tendre qc. à qn.to hold sth. out to sb.
tendre qc. de qc.to cover sth. with sth. [by stretching it over]
tendre qc. sur qc. [toile, bâche, drap]to spread sth. over sth.
tendre vers qc.to strive for sth.
math. tendre vers qc. [valeur]to approach sth. [e.g. a value]
math. tendre vers qc. [zéro, infini]to tend to sth. [zero, infinity]
3 Words: Verbs
être tendre avec qn. [affectueux]to be loving toward(s) sb.
être tendre avec qn. [indulgent]to show leniency toward(s) sb.
s'aimer d'amour tendreto love each other tenderly
tendre à faire qc.to tend to do sth.
bible tendre l'autre joueto turn the other cheek
sociol. tendre la sébileto beg
tendre le couto crane one's neck
tendre le dos [fig.]to brace oneself
anat. tendre les bras [allonger]to hold out one's arms
tendre les bras [étirer]to stretch one's arms out
armes hist. sport tendre un arcto bend a bow back
chasse tendre un lacetto set a snare
4 Words: Verbs
tendre la main à qn.to hold one 's hand out to sb.
tendre la main à qn. [fig.]to give sb. a helping hand
tendre la main à qn. [fig.]to lend sb. a helping hand
tendre la main vers qn./qc.to reach out to sb./sth. [also fig.]
tendre la perche à qn. [fig.]to throw sb. a line [fig.]
tendre le bras vers qc.to reach out to sth.
tendre un filet à qn. [fig.]to set a trap for sb.
tendre un piège à qn. [fig.]to lay a trap for sb. [fig.]
tendre un piège à qn. [fig.]to set a trap for sb.
tendre une embuscade à qn.to lie in wait for sb. [fig.] [e.g. reporter]
tendre une embuscade à qn.to set up an ambush for sb.
tendre vers la perfectionto strive for perfection
5+ Words: Verbs
poser un regard tendre sur qn.to look fondly at sb.
poser un regard tendre sur qn.to look tenderly at sb.
tendre la main pour prendre qc.to reach (out) for sth.
tendre une main secourable à qn.to give sb. a helping hand
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