1. a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls;
1. cause to become;
- Example: "The shot rendered her immobile"
2. give something useful or necessary to;
- Example: "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
[syn: supply, provide, render, furnish]
3. give an interpretation or rendition of;
- Example: "The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully"
[syn: interpret, render]
4. give or supply;
- Example: "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"
- Example: "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"
- Example: "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
[syn: render, yield, return, give, generate]
5. pass down;
- Example: "render a verdict"
- Example: "deliver a judgment"
[syn: render, deliver, return]
6. make over as a return;
- Example: "They had to render the estate"
[syn: render, submit]
7. give back;
- Example: "render money"
[syn: render, return]
8. to surrender someone or something to another;
- Example: "the guard delivered the criminal to the police"
- Example: "render up the prisoners"
- Example: "render the town to the enemy"
- Example: "fork over the money"
[syn: hand over, fork over, fork out, fork up, turn in, deliver, render]
9. show in, or as in, a picture;
- Example: "This scene depicts country life"
- Example: "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"
[syn: picture, depict, render, show]
10. coat with plastic or cement;
- Example: "render the brick walls in the den"
- Example: "give homage"
- Example: "render thanks"
[syn: give, render]
12. restate (words) from one language into another language;
- Example: "I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S."
- Example: "Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?"
- Example: "She rendered the French poem into English"
- Example: "He translates for the U.N."
[syn: translate, interpret, render]
13. melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities;
- Example: "try the yak butter"
- Example: "render fat in a casserole"
[syn: try, render]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Render \Rend"er\ (-?r), n. [From Rend.] One who rends. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Render \Ren"der\ (r?n"d?r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rendered (-d?rd);p. pr. & vb. n. Rendering.] [F. rendre, LL. rendre, fr. L. reddere; pref. red-, re-, re- + dare to give. See Datetime, and cf. Reddition, Rent.] 1. To return; to pay back; to restore. [1913 Webster] Whose smallest minute lost, no riches render may. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To inflict, as a retribution; to requite. [1913 Webster] I will render vengeance to mine enemies. --Deut. xxxii. 41. [1913 Webster] 3. To give up; to yield; to surrender. [1913 Webster] I 'll make her render up her page to me. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. Hence, to furnish; to contribute. [1913 Webster] Logic renders its daily service to wisdom and virtue. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 5. To furnish; to state; to deliver; as, to render an account; to render judgment. [1913 Webster] 6. To cause to be, or to become; as, to render a person more safe or more unsafe; to render a fortress secure. [1913 Webster] 7. To translate from one language into another; as, to render Latin into English. [1913 Webster] 8. To interpret; to set forth, represent, or exhibit; as, an actor renders his part poorly; a singer renders a passage of music with great effect; a painter renders a scene in a felicitous manner. [1913 Webster] He did render him the most unnatural That lived amongst men. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 9. To try out or extract (oil, lard, tallow, etc.) from fatty animal substances; as, to render tallow. [1913 Webster] 10. To plaster, as a wall of masonry, without the use of lath. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Render \Ren"der\, v. i. 1. To give an account; to make explanation or confession. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) To pass; to run; -- said of the passage of a rope through a block, eyelet, etc.; as, a rope renders well, that is, passes freely; also, to yield or give way. --Totten. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Render \Ren"der\, n. 1. A surrender. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A return; a payment of rent. [1913 Webster] In those early times the king's household was supported by specific renders of corn and other victuals from the tenants of the demains. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] 3. An account given; a statement. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
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