transitive verb-·ized·, -·iz·ing
to make (meat) tender by using a process or adding a substance that softens tissues
transitive verbten·der·ized, ten·der·iz·ing, ten·der·iz·es
To make (meat) tender, as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer.
(third-person singular simple present tenderizes, present participle tenderizing, simple past and past participle tenderized)
- To make (something, especially meat) tender.