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English noun: rendering

1. rendering (communication) a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.

SamplesThey heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert.


Broader (hypernym)performance, public presentation

2. rendering (cognition) an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious

SamplesThe 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.

Synonymsinterpretation, interpreting, rendition

Broader (hypernym)explanation

Narrower (hyponym)broad interpretation, judicial activism

3. rendering (act) the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance

SamplesHer rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving.

Synonymsinterpretation, rendition

Broader (hypernym)performance

Narrower (hyponym)reinterpretation, spin

4. rendering (communication) a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language

Synonymsinterlingual rendition, translation, version

Broader (hypernym)written account, written record

Narrower (hyponym)caption, crib, mistranslation, pony, retroversion, subtitle, supertitle, surtitle, trot

5. rendering (artifact) a coat of stucco applied to a masonry wall

Broader (hypernym)coat, coating

6. rendering (artifact) perspective drawing of an architect's design

Broader (hypernym)drawing

7. rendering (act) giving in acknowledgment of obligation

Broader (hypernym)defrayal, defrayment, payment

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