American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To submit or present, as for consideration, approval, or payment: render a bill.
- v. To give or make available; provide: render assistance.
- v. To give what is due or owed: render thanks; rendered homage.
- v. To give in return or retribution: He had to render an apology for his rudeness.
- v. To surrender or relinquish; yield.
- v. To represent in verbal form; depict: "Joyce has attempted . . . to render . . . what our participation in life is like” ( Edmund Wilson).
- v. To represent in a drawing or painting, especially in perspective.
- v. Computer Science To convert (graphics) from a file into visual form, as on a video display.
- v. Music To perform an interpretation of (a musical piece, for example).
- v. Music To arrange: rendered the composition for string quartet.
- v. To express in another language or form; translate.
- v. To deliver or pronounce formally: The jury has rendered its verdict.
- v. To cause to become; make: The news rendered her speechless.
- v. To reduce, convert, or melt down (fat) by heating.
- v. To coat (brick, for example) with plaster or cement.
- n. A payment in kind, services, or cash from a tenant to a feudal lord.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who rends or tears by violence.
- To give or pay back; give in return, or in retribution; return: sometimes with back.
- To give up; yield; surrender.
- To give; furnish; present; afford for use or benefit; often, to give officially, or in compliance with a request or duty: as, to render assistance or service; the court rendered judgment.
- To make or cause to be; cause to become; invest with certain qualities: as, to render a fortress more secure or impregnable.
- To translate, as from one language into another.
- To interpret, or express for others, the meaning, spirit, and effect of; reproduce; represent: as, to render a part in a drama, a piece of music, a scene in painting, etc.
- To report; exhibit; describe.
- To reduce; try out; clarify by boiling or steaming: said of fats: as, kettle-rendered lard.
- In building, to plaster directly on the brickwork and without the intervention of laths.
- To pass or pull through a pulley or the like, as a rope.
- Synonyms To restore.
- To contribute, supply.
- 5 and Interpret, etc. See translate.
- To give an account; make explanation or confession.
- To be put or passed through a pulley or the like.
- n. A return; a payment, especially a payment of rent.
- n. A giving up; surrender.
- n. An account given; a statement; a confession.
- n. Plaster put directly on a wall.
- v. transitive To cause to become.
- v. transitive To interpret, give an interpretation or rendition of.
- v. transitive To translate into another language
- v. transitive To pass down.
- v. transitive To make over as a return.
- v. transitive To give; to give back.
- v. transitive, computer graphics To transform digital information in the form received from a repository into a display on a computer screen, or for other presentation to the user.
- v. transitive To capture and turn over to another country secretly.
- v. transitive To convert waste animal tissue into a usable byproduct.
- v. intransitive, cooking For fat to drip off meat from cooking.
- v. construction To cover a wall with a film of cement.
- n. A substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls.
- n. computer graphics An image produced by rendering a model.
- n. obsolete A surrender.
- n. obsolete A return; a payment of rent.
- n. obsolete An account given; a statement.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who rends.
- v. To return; to pay back; to restore.
- v. To inflict, as a retribution; to requite.
- v. To give up; to yield; to surrender.
- v. Hence, to furnish; to contribute.
- v. To furnish; to state; to deliver.
- v. To cause to be, or to become
- v. To translate from one language into another.
- v. To interpret; to set forth, represent, or exhibit.
- v. To try out or extract (oil, lard, tallow, etc.) from fatty animal substances.
- v. To plaster, as a wall of masonry, without the use of lath.
- v. obsolete To give an account; to make explanation or confession.
- v. (Naut.) To pass; to run; -- said of the passage of a rope through a block, eyelet, etc.; ; also, to yield or give way.
- n. obsolete A surrender.
- n. A return; a payment of rent.
- n. obsolete An account given; a statement.
- v. pass down
- v. make over as a return
- v. give something useful or necessary to
- v. give an interpretation or rendition of
- n. a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
- v. bestow.
- v. coat with plastic or cement
- v. cause to become
- v. show in, or as in, a picture
- v. restate (words) from one language into another language
- v. give back
- v. to surrender someone or something to another
- v. melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities
- v. give or supply
- From Old French rendre ("to render, to make"), from Vulgar Latin *rendere, from Latin reddere, present active infinitive of reddō ("return in profit"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English rendren, from Old French rendre, to give back, from Vulgar Latin *rendere, alteration of Latin reddere (influenced by prēndere, to grasp) : red-, re-, re- + dare, to give; see dō- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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