French translation of 'render'
1. (= make) rendre
to render sth worthless rendre qch sans valeur
to render sth useless rendre qch inutile
The blow rendered him unconscious. Le coup l’avait rendu inconscient.
to render sb powerless priver qn de tout pouvoir
2. (= express) traduire
The announcements were rendered in English and Spanish. Les communiqués étaient traduits en anglais et en espagnol.
3. (formal) (= provide) [service] rendre
Can I render assistance? Puis-je aider ?
4. (Cookery) [fat] clarifier
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Example Sentences Including 'render'
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In the original, the poem is terse, rendering language itself bereft.The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
Perhaps its grandeur renders it effectively invisible.The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
But to render controls harmless by rendering them meaningless is hardly the right way to use our capacity to provide controls.MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)
Industry pundits claim the existence of such offers renders pay-as-you-go deals obsolete.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The original concept of limited war had been rendered obsolete by changing political circumstances.Warfare in the Twentieth Century (1988)
Crisp white render now covers the grey concrete and a concierge resides in an elegant lobby.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He personally rendered first aid to the wounded under heavy fire showing complete indifference to his own danger.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The absence of a camera also renders you wonderfully innocent to the local police.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The concrete render also needs to be removed and replaced with lime render to deal with the damp.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
These appointments are being handed out as rewards for services rendered.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
This was beautifully and minutely rendered.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The service he rendered you was enough to warm your heart.Emma (1815)
It puts the grip too much in the fingers of the left hand stretching the muscles at the front of the forearm, thus rendering them rather useless.Winning Golf for Women (1993)
Although the insurer has issued a policy, it does not cover potential back injury, effectively rendering it useless.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He criticised Labour claims that drones could render nuclear submarines obsolete.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The subterranean world is beautifully rendered, full of moody atmosphere.The Sun (2010)
The youths walked off leaving the victim's family to render first aid.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
You remember that disarming also means to render defenceless.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It had rendered him completely harmless.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
At least, they will, unless you take steps to render them harmless.23 Steps to Successful Achievement (1972)
Failure to follow applicable notice requirements may render any action taken at the improperly called meeting invalid.Christianity Today (2000)
This is called soil depletion and may render the soil infertile.Biology Basic Facts (1982)
Thus people are rendered fatalistic and generally accept their situation in life rather than make rational efforts to change it.Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)
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British English: render VERB
You can use render with an adjective that describes a particular state to say that someone or something is changed into that state. For example, if someone or something makes a thing harmless, you can say that they render it harmless.
It contained so many errors as to render it worthless.
Translation of render from the Collins English to French Dictionary