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ten·der·ize

 (tĕn′də-rīz′)
tr.v. ten·der·ized, ten·der·iz·ing, ten·der·iz·es
To make (meat) tender, as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer.

ten′der·i·za′tion (-dər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
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tenderize

(ˈtɛndəˌraɪz) or

tenderise

vb
(Cookery) (tr) to make (meat) tender by pounding it to break down the fibres, by steeping it in a marinade, or by treating it with a tenderizer
ˌtenderiˈzation, ˌtenderiˈsation n
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ten•der•ize

(ˈtɛn dəˌraɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to make (meat) tender, as by pounding or by a chemical process or treatment.
[1725–35]
ten`der•i•za′tion, n.
ten′der•iz`er, n.
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tenderize


Past participle: tenderized
Gerund: tenderizing

Imperative
tenderize
tenderize
Present
I tenderize
you tenderize
he/she/it tenderizes
we tenderize
you tenderize
they tenderize
Preterite
I tenderized
you tenderized
he/she/it tenderized
we tenderized
you tenderized
they tenderized
Present Continuous
I am tenderizing
you are tenderizing
he/she/it is tenderizing
we are tenderizing
you are tenderizing
they are tenderizing
Present Perfect
I have tenderized
you have tenderized
he/she/it has tenderized
we have tenderized
you have tenderized
they have tenderized
Past Continuous
I was tenderizing
you were tenderizing
he/she/it was tenderizing
we were tenderizing
you were tenderizing
they were tenderizing
Past Perfect
I had tenderized
you had tenderized
he/she/it had tenderized
we had tenderized
you had tenderized
they had tenderized
Future
I will tenderize
you will tenderize
he/she/it will tenderize
we will tenderize
you will tenderize
they will tenderize
Future Perfect
I will have tenderized
you will have tenderized
he/she/it will have tenderized
we will have tenderized
you will have tenderized
they will have tenderized
Future Continuous
I will be tenderizing
you will be tenderizing
he/she/it will be tenderizing
we will be tenderizing
you will be tenderizing
they will be tenderizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tenderizing
you have been tenderizing
he/she/it has been tenderizing
we have been tenderizing
you have been tenderizing
they have been tenderizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tenderizing
you will have been tenderizing
he/she/it will have been tenderizing
we will have been tenderizing
you will have been tenderizing
they will have been tenderizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tenderizing
you had been tenderizing
he/she/it had been tenderizing
we had been tenderizing
you had been tenderizing
they had been tenderizing
Conditional
I would tenderize
you would tenderize
he/she/it would tenderize
we would tenderize
you would tenderize
they would tenderize
Past Conditional
I would have tenderized
you would have tenderized
he/she/it would have tenderized
we would have tenderized
you would have tenderized
they would have tenderized
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tenderize

To make meat more tender by beating with a meat mallet or by adding certain herbs, spices and juices.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.tenderize - make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer; "tenderize meat"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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Translations

tenderize

[ˈtendəraɪz] VTablandar
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tenderize

[ˈtɛndəraɪz] tenderise (British) vtattendrir
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tenderize

vt meatzart or weich machen; (by beating) → klopfen
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tenderize

[ˈtɛndəˌraɪz] vt (Culin) → far intenerire
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