Render Ren"der (r?n"d?r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rendered} (-d?rd);p. pr. & vb. n. {Rendering}.] [F. rendre, LL. rendre, fr. L. reddere; pref. red-, re-, re- + dare to give. See {Date}time, and cf. {Reddition}, {Rent}.] 1. To return; to pay back; to restore. [1913 Webster]

Whose smallest minute lost, no riches render may. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. To inflict, as a retribution; to requite. [1913 Webster]

I will render vengeance to mine enemies. --Deut. xxxii. 41. [1913 Webster]

3. To give up; to yield; to surrender. [1913 Webster]

I 'll make her render up her page to me. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. Hence, to furnish; to contribute. [1913 Webster]

Logic renders its daily service to wisdom and virtue. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster]

5. To furnish; to state; to deliver; as, to render an account; to render judgment. [1913 Webster]

6. To cause to be, or to become; as, to render a person more safe or more unsafe; to render a fortress secure. [1913 Webster]

7. To translate from one language into another; as, to render Latin into English. [1913 Webster]

8. To interpret; to set forth, represent, or exhibit; as, an actor renders his part poorly; a singer renders a passage of music with great effect; a painter renders a scene in a felicitous manner. [1913 Webster]

He did render him the most unnatural That lived amongst men. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

9. To try out or extract (oil, lard, tallow, etc.) from fatty animal substances; as, to render tallow. [1913 Webster]

10. To plaster, as a wall of masonry, without the use of lath. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.