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Meaning of “render” in the English Dictionary

"render" in British English

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renderverb [T]

uk   /ˈren.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
  • render verb [T] (CAUSE)

C2 formal to ​cause someone or something to be in a ​particularstate: [+ adj] His ​rudeness rendered me speechless. New ​technology has rendered my ​oldcomputerobsolete. formal to ​change words into a different ​language or ​form: She is rendering the ​book intoEnglish from ​French.
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(Definition of render from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"render" in American English

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renderverb [T]

 us   /ˈren·dər/
  • render verb [T] (CAUSE)

to ​cause someone or something to be in a ​particularstate: New ​technology renders a ​computerobsolete in a ​year.
  • render verb [T] (REPRESENT)

to ​represent something in a ​work of ​art or a ​performance: The ​drawing was rendered in ​mutedpastels.
  • render verb [T] (GIVE)

fml to give something to someone: An ​employee is someone who renders his or her ​services in ​exchange for ​pay.
(Definition of render from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"render" in Business English

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renderverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈrendər/
to cause something or someone to be in a particular ​state: Regulation should be ​shifted from the ​salesprocess to the ​products themselves, ​effectively rendering ​financialadvisorssurplus to ​requirements. Billions have been ​spent, but not one ​gallon of the ​estimated 54m ​gallons of ​waste has been rendered harmless.
formal to ​provide or give something such as ​help or a ​service to ​people: render ​aid/​assistance/​help They ​liaise between ​companies that want to ​buyinsurance and the ​insurers that ​sell it, taking a ​commission for services rendered.
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, TAX to ​officially prepare ​financialrecords, ​bills, etc. and give them to someone or make them ​available: The ​company had ​failed to render ​accounts to its ​shareholders two ​years in a row. We shall render ​invoices to you monthly in ​respect of ​work done by the ​firm. Thousands ​evadetax by not rendering ​returns.
to ​officially announce a decision or ​judgment about something: render a decision/verdict The Council is expected to render a decision soon.render judgment The court's ​duty is to hear a matter and render ​judgment or direction.
IT to make an ​image on a ​computerscreen appear ​solid and like a ​realobject: The ​software greatly ​accelerates the ​production of high-quality rendered ​images of ​products.
(Definition of render from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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