More definitions of "render":
- (verb): Give back.
Example: "Render money"
- (verb): To surrender someone or something to another.
Example: "Render up the prisoners"; "render the town to the enemy"
Synonyms: hand over, fork over, fork out, fork up, turn in, get in, deliver
- (verb): Bestow.
Example: "Render thanks"
- (verb): Give an interpretation or rendition of.
- (verb): Make over as a return.
Example: "They had to render the estate"
- (verb): Coat with plastic or cement.
Example: "Render the brick walls in the den"
- (verb): Melt (fat, lard, etc.) in order to separate out impurities.
Example: "Render fat in a casserole"
- (verb): Cause to become.
Example: "The shot rendered her immobile"
- (noun): A substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls.
Famous quotes containing the word render:
“I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where Christianity was the religion of the country. Nothing can render them popular, but some degree of persecution.”
—Jonathan Swift (16671745)
“... but I do not remember ever having seen a newspaper in the house; and, most certainly, that privation did not render us less industrious, happy, or free.”
—William Cobbett (17621835)
“Theoretically, we know that the world turns, but in fact we do not notice it, the earth on which we walk does not seem to move and we live on in peace. This is how it is concerning Time in our lives. And to render its passing perceptible, novelists must... have their readers cross ten, twenty, thirty years in two minutes.”
—Marcel Proust (18711922)