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verb [transitive] render pronunciation in American English /ˈrendər/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrender
he/she/itrenders
present participlerendering
past tenserendered
past participlerendered
  1. 1
    formal to provide a service, or to give help to someone or something

    We are sincerely grateful to everyone who has rendered assistance to the victims of the earthquake.

    for services rendered:

    He received payment for services rendered.

  2. 2
    formal to express, show, or perform something in a particular way

    The power of the ocean was beautifully rendered in the poem.

    1. a.
      formal to translate something
      render something into German/Spanish etc.:

      That’s quite a difficult idea to render into English.

  3. 3
    formal to make someone or something be or become something

    Solar power could become a viable energy source, rendering fossil fuels obsolete.

    His back injury had rendered him unfit for work.

    Failure to supply these details will render the contract invalid.

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  4. 4
    formal to officially announce a judgment or decision

    The jury will almost certainly render a guilty verdict.

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