English dictionary

Info: This web site is based on WordNet 3.0 from Princeton University.

English noun: render

1. render (substance) a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls

Broader (hypernym)stucco

English verb: render

1. render (change) cause to become

SamplesThe shot rendered her immobile.

Pattern of useSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s somebody INFINITIVE

Broader (hypernym)get, make

2. render (possession) give something useful or necessary to

SamplesWe provided the room with an electrical heater.

Synonymsfurnish, provide, supply

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody with something.
Somebody ----s something with something

Broader (hypernym)give

Narrower (hyponym)afford, air-condition, air-cool, alphabetize, arm, articulate, bed, berth, bewhisker, border, bottom, brattice, bush, buy in, calk, canal, canalise, canalize, capitalise, capitalize, caption, causeway, charge, cleat, cloy, coal, computerise, computerize, constitutionalize, copper-bottom, corbel, cornice, costume, crenel, crenelate, crenellate, curtain, dado, date, edge, equip, extend, feed, fire, fit, fit out, flood, fret, fuel, fuel, fund, furnish, gate, give, glass, glaze, glut, grate, hat, headline, headquarter, heat, hobnail, hydrate, index, innervate, interleave, joint, kern, key, leverage, machicolate, match, offer, offer, outfit, oversupply, partner, patch, pour, provision, pump, purvey, rafter, rail, railroad, ramp, reflectorise, reflectorize, retrofit, rim, sanitate, scant, seat, seat, shelter, signalise, signalize, skimp, slat, step, stint, stock, stock, stock, stock, stock up, subtitle, surfeit, tap, terrace, terrasse, theme, ticket, toggle, tool, top, top out, transistorise, transistorize, tube, uniform, upholster, victual, water, wharf, whisker, wive, yield

3. render (creation) give an interpretation or rendition of

SamplesThe pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully.

ExamplesThey will render the duet


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)do, execute, perform

Narrower (hyponym)sing

Domain categoryperforming arts

4. render (creation) give or supply

SamplesThe cow brings in 5 liters of milk.
This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn.
The estate renders some revenue for the family.

Synonymsgenerate, give, return, yield

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)create, make, produce

Verb groupestablish, give, give, yield

5. render (communication) pass down

SamplesRender a verdict.
Deliver a judgment.

Synonymsdeliver, return

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)communicate, pass, pass along, pass on, put across

6. render (possession) make over as a return

SamplesThey had to render the estate.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody

Broader (hypernym)gift, give, present

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

7. render (possession) give back

SamplesRender money.

ExamplesThey render the countryside, They render the money to them


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody

Broader (hypernym)give

Narrower (hyponym)feed back, resubmit

8. render (possession) to surrender someone or something to another

SamplesThe guard delivered the criminal to the police.
Render up the prisoners.
Render the town to the enemy.
Fork over the money.

Synonymsdeliver, fork out, fork over, fork up, hand over, turn in

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s something to somebody

Broader (hypernym)give, hand, pass, pass on, reach, turn over

Narrower (hyponym)bail, give away

9. render (creation) show in, or as in, a picture

SamplesThis scene depicts country life.
The face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting.

Synonymsdepict, picture, show

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)interpret, represent

Narrower (hyponym)illustrate, map

Domain categoryart, artistic creation, artistic production

10. render (contact) coat with plastic or cement

SamplesRender the brick walls in the den.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)coat, surface

Domain categorymasonry

11. render (communication) bestow

SamplesGive homage.
Render thanks.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something to somebody

Broader (hypernym)communicate, intercommunicate

Narrower (hyponym)dedicate

Verb groupgive

12. render (communication) restate (words) from one language into another language

SamplesI have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S..
Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?.
She rendered the French poem into English.
He translates for the U.N..

Synonymsinterpret, translate

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)ingeminate, iterate, reiterate, repeat, restate, retell

Narrower (hyponym)gloss, Latinize, mistranslate, retranslate

Verb grouptranslate

13. render (change) melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities

SamplesTry the yak butter.
Render fat in a casserole.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)melt, melt down, run

Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2024 onlineordbog.dk