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render
used in Great Expectations

3 meanings, 15 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
rendered service or a verdict
Definition
to give or supply something
  • I begged Wemmick, in conclusion, to understand that my help must always be rendered without Herbert's knowledge or suspicion,
    Chapter 37 (44% in)
rendered = gave or supplied
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2  —1 use as in:
rendered her unconscious
Definition
to make or cause to become
  • The injury to his chest (which rendered his breathing extremely painful)...
    Chapter 54 (85% in)
rendered = made
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3  —1 use as in:
rendered interpretation
Definition
to portray or create something in a particular way; or to interpret, translate, or extract from
The exact meaning of this sense of render depends upon its context. For example:
  • "Each artist will render a different interpretation when painting a portrait." — create in a particular way
  • "A Supreme Court judge may render his own interpretation of the Constitution." — interpret in a particular way
  • "The computer you are using, rendered this page from software instructions." — created through interpretation
  • "A graph is rendered from the underlying data." — made
  • "Fat can be rendered (extracted) by cooking meat slowly." — extracted from
  • When I was old enough, I was to be apprenticed to Joe, and until I could assume that dignity I was not to be what Mrs. Joe called "Pompeyed," or (as I render it) pampered.
    Chapter 7 (5% in)
render = translate
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?  —12 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Oh!" for I was going to thank him, "I tell you at once, I am paid for my services, or I shouldn't render them.
    Chapter 18 (49% in)
  • "Though mind you, Pip," said Joe, with a judicial touch or two of the poker on the top bar, "rendering unto all their doo, and maintaining equal justice betwixt man and man, my father were that good in his hart, don't you see?"
    Chapter 7 (38% in)
  • This was not a very ceremonious way of rendering homage to a patron saint, but I believe Old Clem stood in that relation towards smiths.
    Chapter 12 (42% in)
  • I had thought of that too, and it was very far from comforting to me to find that he had thought of it; for it seemed to render it more probable.
    Chapter 15 (18% in)
  • We drank all the wine, and Mr. Pumblechook pledged himself over and over again to keep Joseph up to the mark (I don't know what mark), and to render me efficient and constant service (I don't know what service).
    Chapter 19 (66% in)
  • When I had rendered homage to this light, he went on to say, in a friendly manner:— "If at any odd time when you have nothing better to do, you wouldn't mind coming over to see me at Walworth, I could offer you a bed, and I should consider it an honor.
    Chapter 24 (79% in)
  • "Yes; but my dear Handel," Herbert went on, as if we had been talking, instead of silent, "its having been so strongly rooted in the breast of a boy whom nature and circumstances made so romantic, renders it very serious.
    Chapter 30 (73% in)
  • Two dismally absurd persons, each ostentatiously exhibiting a crutch done up in a black bandage,—as if that instrument could possibly communicate any comfort to anybody,—were posted at the front door; and in one of them I recognized a postboy discharged from the Boar for turning a young couple into a sawpit on their bridal morning, in consequence of intoxication rendering it necessary for him to ride his horse clasped round the neck with both arms.
    Chapter 35 (15% in)
  • I cautioned him that I must hear no more of that; that he was not at all likely to obtain a pardon; that he was expatriated for the term of his natural life; and that his presenting himself in this country would be an act of felony, rendering him liable to the extreme penalty of the law.
    Chapter 40 (72% in)
  • My earnestness awoke a wonder in her that seemed as if it would have been touched with compassion, if she could have rendered me at all intelligible to her own mind.
    Chapter 44 (69% in)
  • "I have an impending engagement," said I, glancing at Wemmick, who was putting fish into the post-office, "that renders me rather uncertain of my time.
    Chapter 48 (24% in)
  • But in a fatal moment, yielding to those propensities and passions, the indulgence of which had so long rendered him a scourge to society, he had quitted his haven of rest and repentance, and had come back to the country where he was proscribed.
    Chapter 56 (42% in)

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