Ren·der v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rendered p. pr. & vb. n. Rendering.]
1. To return; to pay back; to restore.
Whose smallest minute lost, no riches render may. --Spenser.
2. To inflict, as a retribution; to requite.
I will render vengeance to mine enemies. --Deut. xxxii. 41.
3. To give up; to yield; to surrender.
I 'll make her render up her page to me. --Shak.
4. Hence, to furnish; to contribute.
Logic renders its daily service to wisdom and virtue. --I. Watts.
5. To furnish; to state; to deliver; as, to render an account; to render judgment.
6. To cause to be, or to become; as, to render a person more safe or more unsafe; to render a fortress secure.
7. To translate from one language into another; as, to render Latin into English.
8. 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.
He did render him the most unnatural
That lived amongst men. --Shak.
9. To try out or extract (oil, lard, tallow, etc.) from fatty animal substances; as, to render tallow.
10. To plaster, as a wall of masonry, without the use of lath.