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.
Whose smallest minute lost, no riches render may.
2. To inflict, as a retribution; to requite.
I will render vengeance to mine enemies. --Deut.
3. To give up; to yield; to surrender.
I 'll make her render up her page to me. --Shak.
4. Hence, to furnish; to contribute.
Logic renders its daily service to wisdom and
virtue. --I. Watts.
5. To furnish; to state; to deliver; as, to render an
account; to render judgment.
6. To cause to be, or to become; as, to render a person more
safe or more unsafe; to render a fortress secure.
7. To translate from one language into another; as, to render
Latin into English.
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
He did render him the most unnatural
That lived amongst men. --Shak.
9. To try out or extract (oil, lard, tallow, etc.) from fatty
animal substances; as, to render tallow.
10. To plaster, as a wall of masonry, without the use of