One who rends.
- To submit or present, as for consideration, approval, or payment: render a bill.
- To give or make available; provide: render assistance.
- To give what is due or owed: render thanks; rendered homage.
- To give in return or retribution: He had to render an apology for his rudeness.
- To surrender or relinquish; yield.
- To represent in verbal form; depict: "Joyce has attempted . . . to render . . . what our participation in life is like” ( Edmund Wilson).
- To represent in a drawing or painting, especially in perspective.
- Computer Science To convert (graphics) from a file into visual form, as on a video display.
- Music To perform an interpretation of (a musical piece, for example).
- Music To arrange: rendered the composition for string quartet.
- To express in another language or form; translate.
- To deliver or pronounce formally: The jury has rendered its verdict.
- To cause to become; make: The news rendered her speechless.
- To reduce, convert, or melt down (fat) by heating.
- To coat (brick, for example) with plaster or cement.
- A payment in kind, services, or cash from a tenant to a feudal lord.