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[ren-der] /ˈrɛn dər/
verb (used with object)
1.
to cause to be or become; make:
to render someone helpless.
2.
to do; perform:
to render a service.
3.
to furnish; provide:
to render aid.
4.
to exhibit or show (obedience, attention, etc.).
5.
to present for consideration, app roval, payment, action, etc., as an account.
6.
to return; to make (a payment in money, kind, or service) as by a tenant to a superior:
knights rendering military service to the lord.
7.
to pay as due (a tax, tribute, etc.).
8.
to deliver formally or officially; hand down:
to render a verdict.
9.
to translate into another language:
to render French poems into English.
10.
to represent; depict, as in painting:
to render a landscape.
11.
to represent (a perspective view of a projected building) in drawing or painting.
12.
to bring out the meaning of by performance or execution; interpret, as a part in a drama or a piece of music.
13.
to give in return or requital:
to render good for evil.
14.
to give back; restore (often followed by back).
15.
to send (a suspected criminal) abroad; subject to rendition (def 4).
16.
to give up; surrender.
17.
Building Trades. to cover (masonry) with a first coat of plaster.
18.
to melt down; extract the impurities from by melting:
to render fat.
19.
to process, as for industrial use:
to render livestock carcasses.
verb (used without object)
20.
to provide due reward.
21.
to try out oil from fat, blubber, etc., by melting.
noun
22.
Building Trades. a first coat of plaster for a masonry surface.
Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English rendren < Middle French rendre < Vulgar Latin *rendere, alteration (formed by analogy with prendere to take) of Latin reddere ‘to give back’, equivalent to red- red- + -dere, combining form of dare ‘to give’
Related forms
renderable, adjective
renderer, noun
unrenderable, adjective
unrendered, adjective
well-rendered, adjective
Synonyms
3. give, supply, contribute, afford. 4. demonstrate. 15. cede, yield.
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British Dictionary definitions for well rendered

render

/ˈrɛndə/
verb (transitive)
1.
to present or submit (accounts, etc) for payment, approval, or action
2.
to give or provide (aid, charity, a service, etc)
3.
to show (obedience), as due or expected
4.
to give or exchange, as by way of return or requital: to render blow for blow
5.
to cause to become: grief had rendered him simple-minded
6.
to deliver (a verdict or opinion) formally
7.
to portray or depict (something), as in painting, music, or acting
8.
(computing) to use colour and shading to make a digital image look three-dimensional and solid
9.
to translate (something) into another language or form
10.
(sometimes foll by up) to yield or give: the tomb rendered up its secret
11.
(often foll by back) to return (something); give back
12.
to cover the surface of (brickwork, stone, etc) with a coat of plaster
13.
(often foll by down) to extract (fat) from (meat) by melting
14.
(nautical)
  1. to reeve (a line)
  2. to slacken (a rope, etc)
15.
(history) (of a feudal tenant) to make (payment) in money, goods, or services to one's overlord
noun
16.
a first thin coat of plaster applied to a surface
17.
(history) a payment in money, goods, or services made by a feudal tenant to his lord
Derived Forms
renderable, adjective
renderer, noun
Word Origin
C14: from Old French rendre, from Latin reddere to give back (influenced by Latin prendere to grasp), from re- + dare to give
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Word Origin and History for well rendered

render

v.

late 14c., "repeat, say again," from Old French rendre "give back, present, yield" (10c.), from Vulgar Latin *rendere (formed by dissimilation or on analogy of its antonym, prendre "to take"), from Latin reddere "give back, return, restore," from red- "back" (see re-) + comb. form of dare "to give" (see date (n.1)).

Meaning "hand over, deliver" is recorded from late 14c.; "to return" (thanks, a verdict, etc.) is attested from late 15c.; meaning "represent, depict" is first attested 1590s. Irregular retention of -er in a French verb in English is perhaps to avoid confusion with native rend (v.) or by influence of a Middle English legalese noun render "a payment of rent," from French noun use of the infinitive. Related: Rendered; rendering.

n.

1580s, agent noun from rend (v.).

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