Definitions of render

  1. To return; to pay back; to restore.
  2. To inflict, as a retribution; to requite.
  3. To give up; to yield; to surrender.
  4. Hence, to furnish; to contribute.
  5. To furnish; to state; to deliver; as, to render an account; to render judgment.
  6. To cause to be, or to become; as, to render a person more safe or more unsafe; to render a fortress secure.
  7. To translate from one language into another; as, to render Latin into English.
  8. To interpret; to set forth, represent, or exhibit; as, an actor renders his part poorly; a singer renders a passage of music with great effect; a painter renders a scene in a felicitous manner.
  9. To try out or extract ( oil, lard, tallow, etc.) from fatty animal substances; as, to render tallow.
  10. To plaster, as a wall of masonry, without the use of lath.
  11. To give in answer; to pay back; as, to render gratitude; pay back as being owed; as, to render tribute; present; as, to render a bill or account; deliver; utter as final; as, to render a decision; yield; as, to render homage; furnish; give; as, to render aid; cause to be; as, to render anything fit for use; translate; as, to render French into English; to express or interpret; as, to render music; to clear or separate by melting; as, to render lard.
  12. To give up: to make up: to deliver: to cause to be: to translate into another language: to perform.
  13. To give up; return; translate; perform.
  14. To make of a certain sort; cause to be; furnish; give; interpret; give back.
  15. To melt and clarify, as lard.
  16. To give an account; to make explanation or confession.
  17. 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 yield or give way.
  18. pass down; " render a verdict"; " deliver a judgment"
  19. restate ( words) from one language into another language; " I have to translate when my in- laws from Austria visit the U. S."; " Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?"; " She rendered the French poem into English"; " He translates for the U. N."
  20. bestow; " give hommage"; " render thanks"
  21. a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  22. coat with plastic or cement; " render the brick walls in the den"
  23. make over as a return; " They had to render the estate"
  24. To supply with anything necessary, useful, or appropriate; to provide; to equip; to fit out, or fit up; to adorn; as, to furnish a family with provisions; to furnish one with arms for defense; to furnish a Cable; to furnish the mind with ideas; to furnish one with knowledge or principles; to furnish an expedition or enterprise, a room or a house.
  25. To return; to pay back; to inflict; to give; to perform; to cause to be; to translate; to surrender.
  26. To return; to restore; to surrender; to give up; to inflict, as retribution; to give in or deliver, as an account; to assign, as a reason; to cause to be; to translate; to give or afford, as assistance.
  27. One who rends.
  28. An account given; a statement.
  29. A surrender: a payment of rent.
  30. One that tears asunder with violence.
  31. A surrender; an account given; a payment of rent.