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tenderize

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transitive verb ten·der·ize \ˈten-də-ˌrīz\

Simple Definition of tenderize

  • : to make (meat) softer before cooking it so that it is easier to cut and eat

Full Definition of tenderize

ten·der·izedten·der·iz·ing

  1. :  to make (meat or meat products) tender by applying a process or substance that breaks down connective tissue

ten·der·i·za·tion play \ˌten-d(ə-)rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
ten·der·iz·er play \ˈten-də-ˌrī-zər\ noun

Examples of tenderize

  1. The marinade helps to tenderize the meat.



1930

First Known Use of tenderize

1930

Rhymes with tenderize

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