Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb tenderize

1 sense of tenderize

Sense 1
tender, tenderize, tenderise -- (make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer; "tenderize meat")
       => change, alter, 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")

Antonyms of adj tenderized

1 sense of tenderized

Sense 1
tenderized, tenderised -- (made tender as by marinating or pounding; "tenderized meat")

INDIRECT (VIA tender) -> tough -- (resistant to cutting or chewing)

Similarity of adj tenderized

1 sense of tenderized

Sense 1
tenderized, tenderised -- (made tender as by marinating or pounding; "tenderized meat")
       => tender (vs. tough) -- (easy to cut or chew; "tender beef")

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