render

render
ren|der [ˈrendə US -ər] v [T]
[Date: 1300-1400; : Old French; Origin: rendre 'to give back', from Latin reddere]
1.) to cause someone or something to be in a particular condition
render sb/sth impossible/harmless/unconscious etc
He was rendered almost speechless by the news.
The blow to his head was strong enough to render him unconscious.
2.) formal to give something to someone or do something, because it is your duty or because someone expects you to
an obligation to render assistance to those in need
render a decision/opinion/judgment etc
It is unlikely that the court will render an opinion before November 5.
a bill of $3200 for services rendered (=for something you have done)
3.) to express or present something in a particular way
render sth as sth
She made a sound that in print is rendered as 'harrumph.'
render sth sth
Infrared film renders blue skies a deep black.
render sth in sth
a sculpture rendered in bronze
4.) render sth into English/Russian/Chinese etc
formal to translate something into English, Russian etc
5.) technical to spread ↑plaster or ↑cement on the surface of a wall
a brick wall that has been rendered and whitewashed
6.) to melt the fat of an animal as you cook it
Steam the goose to render some of the fat.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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