render
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈɹɛn.də/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈɹɛn.dɚ/
Verb

render (renders, present participle rendering; past and past participle rendered)

  1. (ditransitive) To cause to become.
    The shot rendered her immobile.
  2. (transitive) To interpret, give an interpretation or rendition of.
    • 1748, David Hume, Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 34.
      we may, at last, render our philosophy like that of Epictetus
    The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully.
  3. (transitive) To translate into another language.
    to render Latin into English
  4. (transitive) To pass down.
    render a verdict (i.e., deliver a judgment)
  5. (transitive) To make over as a return.
    They had to render the estate.
  6. (transitive) To give; to give back; to deliver.
    render aid; render money
    to render an account of what really happened
    • Logic renders its daily service to wisdom and virtue.
  7. to give up; to yield; to surrender.
    • c. 1595–1596, William Shakespeare, “A Midsommer Nights Dreame”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act II, scene i]:
      I'll make her render up her page to me.
  8. (transitive, computer graphics) To transform (a model) into a display on the screen or other media.
    rendering images
  9. (transitive) To capture and turn over to another country secretly and extrajudicially.
  10. (transitive) To convert waste animal tissue into a usable byproduct.
    rendering of fat into soap
  11. (intransitive, cooking) To have fat drip off meat from cooking.
    Bacon is very fatty when raw; however, most of the fat will render during cooking.
  12. (construction) To cover a wall with a layer of plaster.
    to render with stucco
  13. (nautical) To pass; to run; said of the passage of a rope through a block, eyelet, etc.
    A rope renders well, that is, passes freely.
  14. (nautical) To yield or give way.
  15. (obsolete) To return; to pay back; to restore.
    • whose smallest minute lost, no riches render may
  16. (obsolete) To inflict, as a retribution; to requite.
    • Bible, Deuteronomy xxxii. 41
      I will render vengeance to mine enemies.
Synonyms
  • (cause to become) make
  • (fat dripping) render off
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render

  1. (countable, uncountable) Stucco or plaster applied to walls (mostly to outside masonry walls).
  2. (computer graphics) A digital image produced by rendering a model.
    A low-resolution render might look blocky.
  3. (obsolete) A surrender.
  4. (obsolete) A return; a payment of rent.
    • In those early times the king's household was supported by specific renders of corn and other victuals from the tenants of the demesnes.
  5. (obsolete) An account given; a statement.
Translations
  • German: Wandputz
  • Russian: штукату́рка
Translations Noun

render (plural renders)

  1. One who rends.

Render
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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