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From Old French rendre (to render, to make) from Vulgar Latin *rendere, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] reddere, present active infinitive of reddō (return in profit).

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Verb

Infinitive
to render

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to render (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To cause to become.
    The shot rendered her immobile.
  2. (transitive) To interpret, give an interpretation or rendition of.
    The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully.
    • 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 34.
    we may, at last, render our philosophy like that of Epictetus
  3. (transitive) To pass down.
    render a verdict (= deliver a judgment)
  4. (transitive) To make over as a return.
    They had to render the estate.
  5. (transitive) To give; to give back.
    render aid
    render money
  6. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To transform digital information in the form received from a repository into a display on a computer screen, or for other presentation to the user.
    rendering images
  7. (transitive) To capture and turn over to another country secretly.
  8. (transitive) To convert waste animal tissue into a usable byproduct.
    rendering of fat into soap
  9. (intransitive), (cooking) For fat to drip off meat from cooking.
    Bacon is very fatty when raw, however most of that will render during cooking.

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Noun

Singular
render

Plural
s

render (s)
  1. A substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls.

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