tender noun

ADJ. highest, lowest | successful | competitive | open, private, public

VERB + TENDER lodge, make, put in, submit | invite, put sth out to, seek The government invited tenders for a project to computerize the social security system. The laundry service was put out to competitive tender. | go out to The building of the new school will go out to tender. | win | lose | accept

TENDER + NOUN offer | document, list | price

PREP. by ~ The property is to be sold by tender.