Definition of 'render'
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This is called soil depletion and may render the soil infertile. Biology Basic Facts (1982)Crisp white render now covers the grey concrete and a concierge resides in an elegant lobby. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The original concept of limited war had been rendered obsolete by changing political circumstances. Warfare in the Twentieth Century (1988)Perhaps its grandeur renders it effectively invisible. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)You remember that disarming also means to render defenceless. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These appointments are being handed out as rewards for services rendered. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Failure to follow applicable notice requirements may render any action taken at the improperly called meeting invalid. Christianity Today (2000)The absence of a camera also renders you wonderfully innocent to the local police. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The service he rendered you was enough to warm your heart. Emma (1815)He personally rendered first aid to the wounded under heavy fire showing complete indifference to his own danger. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The concrete render also needs to be removed and replaced with lime render to deal with the damp. Times, Sunday Times (2008) 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)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)This was beautifully and minutely rendered. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It had rendered him completely harmless. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Industry pundits claim the existence of such offers renders pay-as-you-go deals obsolete. Times, Sunday Times (2006)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)He criticised Labour claims that drones could render nuclear submarines obsolete. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the original, the poem is terse, rendering language itself bereft. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)At least, they will, unless you take steps to render them harmless. 23 Steps to Successful Achievement (1972)Although the insurer has issued a policy, it does not cover potential back injury, effectively rendering it useless. Times, Sunday Times (2008)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)
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Translations for 'render'
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.
Definition of render from the Collins English Dictionary
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