render

render
[[t]re̱ndə(r)[/t]]
renders, rendering, rendered
1) VERB You can use render with an adjective that describes a particular state to say that someone or something is changed into that state. For example, if someone or something makes a thing harmless, you can say that they render it harmless.

[V n adj] It contained so many errors as to render it worthless.

[V n adj] ...barrel-makers whose trade was rendered obsolete by the introduction of stainless steel wine vats.

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2) VERB If you render someone help or service, you help them. [FORMAL]

[V n to n] He had a chance to render some service to his country...

[V n n] Any assistance you can render him will be appreciated...

[V-ed] The money was in fact payment by the CIA for services rendered.

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3) VERB When a jury or authority renders a verdict, decision, or response, they announce it. [FORMAL]

[V n] The Board had been slow to render its verdict.

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4) VERB To render something in a particular language or in a particular way means to translate it into that language or in that way. [FORMAL]

[V n as/in/into n] ...`Zensho shimasu,' which the translator rendered literally as, `I will do my best.'...

[V n as/in/into n] All the signs and announcements were rendered in English and Spanish.

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5) VERB To render a wall means to cover it with a layer of plaster or cement, usually in order to protect it. [mainly BRIT]
(in AM, usually use stucco)

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  • render — ren‧der [ˈrendə ǁ ər] verb [transitive] formal 1. to cause something to change in a particular way: • He was denied building permission for his property, effectively rendering it worthless. • In some cases, companies were rendered insolvent when… …   Financial and business terms

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  • render — [ren′dər] vt. [ME rendren < OFr rendre < VL * rendere, for L reddere, to restore < re(d) , back + dare, to give: see DATE1] 1. to give, hand over, deliver, present, or submit, as for approval, consideration, payment, etc. [to render an… …   English World dictionary

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  • render — [v1] contribute cede, deliver, distribute, exchange, furnish, give, give back, give up, hand over, impart, make available, make restitution, minister, part with, pay, pay back, present, provide, relinquish, repay, restore, return, show, submit,… …   New thesaurus

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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