1. a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.; "they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert"
(hypernym) performance, public presentation
(derivation) interpret, render
2. an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious; "the edict was subject to many interpretations"; "he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables"; "often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning"
(synonym) interpretation, interpreting, rendition
(hyponym) broad interpretation, judicial activism
3. the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance; "her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving"
(synonym) rendition, interpretation
(derivation) interpret, render
4. a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
(synonym) translation, interlingual rendition, version
(hypernym) written record, written account
5. a coat of stucco applied to a masonry wall
(hypernym) coating, coat
6. perspective drawing of an architect's design
7. giving in acknowledgment of obligation
(hypernym) payment, defrayal, defrayment
(derivation) give, render
1. a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
1. cause to become; "The shot rendered her immobile"
(hypernym) make, get
2. provide or furnish with; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
(synonym) supply, provide, furnish
3. give an interpretation or rendition of; "The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully"
(hypernym) perform, execute, do
(derivation) rendition, rendering, interpretation
(classification) performing arts
4. give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
(synonym) yield, return, give, generate
(hypernym) produce, make, create
(verb-group) give, bring about, yield
5. pass down; "render a verdict"; "deliver a judgment"
(synonym) deliver, return
(hypernym) communicate, pass on, pass, put across
6. make over as a return; "They had to render the estate"
(hypernym) give, gift, present
(classification) law, jurisprudence
7. give back; "render money"
(hyponym) feed back, resubmit
8. to surrender someone or something to another; "the guard delivered the criminal to the police"; "render up the prisoners"; "render the town to the enemy"; "fork over the money"
(synonym) hand over, fork over, fork out, fork up, turn in, get in, deliver
(hypernym) pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give
9. show in, or as in, a picture; "This scene depicts country life"; "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"
(synonym) picture, depict, show
(hypernym) represent, interpret
(classification) art, artistic creation, artistic production
10. coat with plastic or cement; "render the brick walls in the den"
(hypernym) coat, surface
11. bestow; "give hommage"; "render thanks"
(hypernym) communicate, intercommunicate
12. 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."
(synonym) translate, interpret
(hypernym) repeat, reiterate, ingeminate, iterate, restate, retell
13. melt (fat, lard, etc.) in order to separate out impurities; "try the yak butter"; "render fat in a casserole"
(hypernym) melt, run, melt down
(classification) cooking, cookery, preparation