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ren·der

render

 
 
pronunciation:
ren dr
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: rendered, rendering, renders
definition 1: to present for payment or consideration.
Your payment is overdue: Please render the amount due within ten days.Would anyone else like to render their opinion on this matter?
synonyms:
offer, present, proffer, submit, tender
definition 2: to cause to become; make.
He tried to escape, but his broken leg rendered him helpless.
definition 3: to give or offer, especially in order to help or assist.
The Red Cross rendered aid to the needy during the emergency.
synonyms:
furnish, give, provide
similar words:
accord, afford, bestow, grant, supply
definition 4: to officially and formally pronounce.
They waited anxiously for the judge to render his verdict.A verdict of not guilty was rendered by the jury after weeks of deliberation.
synonyms:
deliver, pronounce
similar words:
declare, proclaim, return
definition 5: to express in a foreign language; translate.
In English, the Japanese expression "Sumimasen" is sometimes rendered "Thank you" and sometimes "I'm sorry."
synonyms:
construe, interpret, transcribe, translate
similar words:
decipher, transliterate
definition 6: to represent or interpret, as in a work of art; depict.
This portrait renders my mother's character very truly, I believe.
synonyms:
depict, do, represent
similar words:
interpret, portray
definition 7: to melt (fat).
The fat rendered from the bacon was used in other cooking.
similar words:
liquefy, melt
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derivation: renderer (n.)