Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “render”


verb [T] (CAUSE)   /ˈren·dər/
to cause someone or something to be in a particular state: New technology renders a computer obsolete in a year.
(Definition of render verb (CAUSE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of render

More American English definitions for “render”

Definitions of “render” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


a person or group who receives money, advantages, etc. as a result of something else

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More