Rendition - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |renˈdɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word rendition
Brit.  |rɛnˈdɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word rendition

noun

- a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.(syn: rendering)

they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert

- an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious(syn: interpretation, interpreting, rendering)

often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning

- handing over prisoners to the country in which a crime was committed
- the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance(syn: interpretation, rendering)

her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving

Examples

a moving rendition of an old gospel song

a new rendition of the text in English

He gave a moving rendition of Lennon's 'Imagine'.

an English rendition of a Greek poem

they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert

often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning

her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving

...her galvanic rendition of the song received rapturous applause...

...a rousing rendition of our national anthem...

a stirring rendition of the national anthem

The band played an anemic rendition of a classic love song.

a letter-perfect rendition of the soliloquy

a pale rendition of the aria

Word forms

noun
singular: rendition
plural: renditions
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