render


render
verb
1 render sth useless/render sb harmless etc to make someone or something useless etc: New laws have rendered this kind of assistance virtually impossible.
2 render an apology/an explanation/a service etc formal to say sorry to someone, give someone an explanation. etc: for services rendered (=in payment for something you have done)
3 (T) to express or present something in a particular way: render sth as sth: Through her art, she attempts to render feelings as colors. | render sth in sth: Children soon learn to render their thoughts in speech.
4 render sth into English/Russian/Chinese etc old use to translate something into English, Russian etc
5 (T) technical to spread plaster 1 (1) or cement on the surface of a wall
render sth down phrasal verb (T) to melt fat until it is pure render sth up phrasal verb (T) old use to give something to someone, especially to a ruler or enemy

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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