One who rends.
To return; to pay back; to restore.
To inflict, as a retribution; to requite.
To give up; to yield; to surrender.
Hence, to furnish; to contribute.
To furnish; to state; to deliver; as, to render an account; to render judgment.
To cause to be, or to become; as, to render a person more safe or more unsafe; to render a fortress secure.
To translate from one language into another; as, to render Latin into English.
To interpret; to set forth, represent, or exhibit; as, an actor renders his part poorly; a singer renders a passage of music with great effect; a painter renders a scene in a felicitous manner.
To try out or extract (oil, lard, tallow, etc.) from fatty animal substances; as, to render tallow.
To plaster, as a wall of masonry, without the use of lath.
To give an account; to make explanation or confession.
To pass; to run; — said of the passage of a rope through a block, eyelet, etc.; as, a rope renders well, that is, passes freely; also, to yield or give way.
A return; a payment of rent.
An account given; a statement.