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Meaning of RENDITION

Pronunciation:  ren'dishun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance
  2. [n]  an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious; "the edict was subject to many interpretations"; "he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables"
  3. [n]  a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
 

RENDITION is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: interpretation, interpretation, interpreting, rendering, rendering, rendering
 
 See Also: broad interpretation, explanation, judicial activism, performance, performance, public presentation, reinterpretation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ren*di"tion\ (r?n-d?sh"?n), n. [LL. rendere to
render: cf. L. redditio. See {Render}, and cf. {Reddition}.]
1. The act of rendering; especially, the act of surrender, as
   of fugitives from justice, at the claim of a foreign
   government; also, surrender in war.

         The rest of these brave men that suffered in cold
         blood after articles of rendition.    --Evelyn.

2. Translation; rendering; version.

         This rendition of the word seems also most naturally
         to agree with the genuine meaning of some other
         words in the same verse.              --South.

 

 

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