Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

  • Word of the Day
    carouse

    k@ raUz

    intransitive verb
    to revel in a boisterous and drunken manner.
    They’d been carousing in the bar and were now staggering home, still singing and shouting.

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  • Vocabulary of the Day
    notify

    no tih faI

    transitive verb
    to give notice to; tell or inform, esp. formally.
    The contest judges notified the winners by mail.
    Who should we notify in case of an emergency?
    The landlord notified the tenants that the water would be shut off in the morning.

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Aug
16
2013

render

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

ren d@r

transitive verb
definition 1:  to present for payment or consideration.
example:  Your payment is overdue: please render the amount due within ten days.
example:  Would anyone else like to render their opinion on this matter?

definition 2:  to cause to become; make.
example:  He tried to escape, but his broken leg rendered him helpless.

definition 3:  to give or offer, especially in order to help or assist.
example:  The Red Cross rendered aid to the needy during the emergency.

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