Noah Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
1. (n.) One who rends.
2. (v. t.) To return; to pay back; to restore.
3. (v. t.) To inflict, as a retribution; to requite.
4. (v. t.) To give up; to yield; to surrender.
5. (v. t.) Hence, to furnish; to contribute.
6. (v. t.) To furnish; to state; to deliver; as, to render an account; to render judgment.
7. (v. t.) To cause to be, or to become; as, to render a person more safe or more unsafe; to render a fortress secure.
8. (v. t.) To translate from one language into another; as, to render Latin into English.
9. (v. t.) 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.
10. (v. t.) To try out or extract (oil, lard, tallow, etc.) from fatty animal substances; as, to render tallow.
11. (v. t.) To plaster, as a wall of masonry, without the use of lath.
12. (v. i.) To give an account; to make explanation or confession.
13. (v. i.) 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.
14. (n.) A surrender.
15. (n.) A return; a payment of rent.
16. (n.) An account given; a statement.