Render - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrendər|  American pronunciation of the word render
Brit.  |ˈrɛndə|  British pronunciation of the word render


- a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
- cause to become
- give something useful or necessary to (syn: furnish, provide, supply)
- give an interpretation or rendition of (syn: interpret)
- give or supply (syn: generate, give, return, yield)
- pass down (syn: deliver, return)
- make over as a return (syn: submit)
- give back (syn: return)
- to surrender someone or something to another (syn: deliver, fork out, fork up, hand over, turn in)
- show in, or as in, a picture (syn: depict, picture, show)
- coat with plastic or cement
- bestow (syn: give)
- restate (words) from one language into another language (syn: interpret, translate)
- melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities (syn: try)


Depression can render a person helpless.

Both passengers were rendered unconscious in the accident.

The sight of her rendered him speechless.

The virus rendered the computer useless.

He witnessed a car accident and stopped to render aid.

The jury rendered a verdict of not guilty.

The villagers were expected to render part of their crops to the lord.

He renders Mozart in a very original manner.

Certain expressions in other languages cannot be properly rendered into English.

The citizens were forced to render up their town to the conqueror.

He was rendered almost speechless by the news.

The blow to his head was strong enough to render him unconscious.

It is unlikely that the court will render an opinion before November 5.

She made a sound that in print is rendered as 'harrumph.'

Infrared film renders blue skies a deep black.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: render
he/she/it: renders
present participle: rendering
past tense: rendered
past participle: rendered
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