Associations to the word «Rendition»


RENDITION, noun. (now rare) The surrender (of a city, fortress etc.). [from 17th c.]
RENDITION, noun. (now rare) The handing-over of a person or thing. [from 17th c.]
RENDITION, noun. Translation between languages, or between forms of a language; a translated text or work. [from 17th c.]
RENDITION, noun. (legal) (chiefly US) Formal deliverance of a verdict. [from 18th c.]
RENDITION, noun. (legal) (chiefly US) The handing-over of someone wanted for justice who has fled a given jurisdiction; extradition. [from 19th c.]
RENDITION, noun. An interpretation or performance of an artwork, especially a musical score or musical work. [from 19th c.]
RENDITION, noun. A given visual reproduction of something. [from 20th c.]
RENDITION, verb. (transitive) To surrender or hand over (a person or thing); especially, for one jurisdiction to do so to another.

Dictionary definition

RENDITION, noun. A performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.; "they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert".
RENDITION, noun. An explanation of something that is not immediately obvious; "the edict was subject to many interpretations"; "he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables"; "often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning".
RENDITION, noun. Handing over prisoners to countries where torture is allowed.
RENDITION, noun. The act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance; "her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving".

Wise words

Actions speak louder than words.
Ancient Proverb