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Provide vs. Render — What's the Difference?

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Provide

To make available (something needed or desired); furnish
Provide food and shelter for a family.

Render

Provide or give (a service, help, etc.)
Mrs Evans would render assistance to those she thought were in need
Money serves as a reward for services rendered

Provide

To supply something needed or desired to
Provided her family with food.

Render

Cause to be or become; make
The rains rendered his escape impossible

Provide

To have as an available or desirable feature; afford
A room that provides ample sunlight through French windows.
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Render

Represent or depict artistically
The eyes and the cheeks are exceptionally well rendered

Provide

To set down as a stipulation or requirement
An agreement that provides deadlines for completion of the work.

Render

Covertly send (a foreign criminal or terrorist suspect) for interrogation abroad; subject to extraordinary rendition.

Provide

(Archaic) To make ready ahead of time; prepare.

Render

Melt down (fat) in order to clarify it
The fat was being cut up and rendered for lard

Provide

To take measures in preparation
Provided for the common defense of the states in time of war.

Render

Cover (stone or brick) with a coat of plaster
External walls will be rendered and tiled

Provide

To supply means of subsistence
She provides for her family by working in a hospital.

Render

A first coat of plaster applied to a brick or stone surface.

Provide

To make a stipulation or requirement
The Constitution provides for a bicameral legislature.

Render

To submit or present, as for consideration, approval, or payment
Render an opinion.
Render a bill.

Provide

To make a living; earn money for necessities.
It is difficult to provide for my family working on minimum wage.

Render

To give or make available; provide
Render assistance.
Render a service.

Provide

To act to prepare for something.
Provide against disaster.

Render

To give in return or by obligation
Render thanks.
Rendered homage.

Provide

To establish as a previous condition; to stipulate.
The contract provides that the work be well done.
I'll lend you the money, provided that you pay it back by Monday.

Render

To deliver or pronounce formally
Render a verdict.

Provide

To give what is needed or desired, especially basic needs.
Don't bother bringing equipment, as we will provide it.
We aim to provide the local community with more green spaces.

Render

To surrender or relinquish; yield
They rendered their lives defending their country.

Provide

To furnish (with), cause to be present.

Render

To transfer (a suspect or prisoner) from one country to another by rendition.

Provide

To make possible or attainable.
He provides us with an alternative option.

Render

To cause to become; make
The news rendered her speechless.

Provide

To foresee, to consider in advance.

Render

To represent in verbal form; depict
"Joyce has attempted ... to render ... what our participation in life is like" (Edmund Wilson).

Provide

To appoint to an ecclesiastical benefice before it is vacant. See provisor.

Render

To represent in a drawing or painting, especially in perspective.

Provide

To look out for in advance; to procure beforehand; to get, collect, or make ready for future use; to prepare.

Render

(Computers) To convert (graphics) from a file into visual form, as on a video display.

Provide

To supply; to afford; to contribute.
Bring me berries, or such cooling fruitAs the kind, hospitable woods provide.

Render

To perform an interpretation of (a musical piece, for example).

Provide

To furnish; to supply; - formerly followed by of, now by with.

Render

To arrange
Rendered the composition for string quartet.

Provide

To establish as a previous condition; to stipulate; as, the contract provides that the work be well done.

Render

To express in another language or form; translate
Rendered the Greek passage into English.

Provide

To foresee.

Render

To reduce, convert, or melt down (fat) by heating.

Provide

To appoint to an ecclesiastical benefice before it is vacant. See Provisor.

Render

To coat (brick, for example) with plaster or cement.

Provide

To procure supplies or means in advance; to take measures beforehand in view of an expected or a possible future need, especially a danger or an evil; - followed by against or for; as, to provide against the inclemency of the weather; to provide for the education of a child.
Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants.

Render

A payment in kind, services, or cash from a tenant to a feudal lord.

Provide

To stipulate previously; to condition; as, the agreement provides for an early completion of the work.

Render

(ditransitive) To cause to become.
The shot rendered her immobile.

Provide

Provide or furnish with;
We provided the room with an electrical heater

Render

(transitive) To interpret, give an interpretation or rendition of.
The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully.

Provide

Provide what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance;
The hostess provided lunch for all the guests

Render

(transitive) To translate into another language.
To render Latin into English

Provide

Determine (what is to happen in certain contingencies), especially by including a proviso condition or stipulation;
The will provides that each child should receive half of the money
The Constitution provides for the right to free speech

Render

(transitive) To pass down.
Render a verdict (i.e., deliver a judgment)

Provide

Mount or put up;
Put up a good fight
Offer resistance

Render

(transitive) To make over as a return.
They had to render the estate.

Provide

Make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain;
This leaves no room for improvement
The evidence allows only one conclusion
Allow for mistakes
Leave lots of time for the trip
This procedure provides for lots of leeway

Render

(transitive) To give; to give back; to deliver.
Render aid; render money
To render an account of what really happened

Provide

Supply means of subsistence; earn a living;
He provides for his large family by working three jobs
Women nowadays not only take care of the household but also bring home the bacon

Render

To give up; to yield; to surrender.

Provide

Take measures in preparation for;
Provide for the proper care of the passengers on the cruise ship

Render

To transform (a model) into a display on the screen or other media.
Rendering images

Render

(transitive) To capture and turn over to another country secretly and extrajudicially.

Render

(transitive) To convert waste animal tissue into a usable byproduct.
Rendering of fat into soap

Render

To have fat drip off meat from cooking.
Bacon is very fatty when raw; however, most of the fat will render during cooking.

Render

(construction) To cover a wall with a layer of plaster.
To render with stucco

Render

(nautical) To pass; to run; said of the passage of a rope through a block, eyelet, etc.
A rope renders well, that is, passes freely.

Render

(nautical) To yield or give way.

Render

(obsolete) To return; to pay back; to restore.

Render

(obsolete) To inflict, as a retribution; to requite.

Render

Stucco or plaster applied to walls (mostly to outside masonry walls).

Render

(computer graphics) A digital image produced by rendering a model.
A low-resolution render might look blocky.

Render

(obsolete) A surrender.

Render

(obsolete) A return; a payment of rent.

Render

(obsolete) An account given; a statement.

Render

One who rends.

Render

One who rends.

Render

A surrender.

Render

A return; a payment of rent.
In those early times the king's household was supported by specific renders of corn and other victuals from the tenants of the demains.

Render

An account given; a statement.

Render

To return; to pay back; to restore.
Whose smallest minute lost, no riches render may.

Render

To inflict, as a retribution; to requite.
I will render vengeance to mine enemies.

Render

To give up; to yield; to surrender.
I 'll make her render up her page to me.

Render

Hence, to furnish; to contribute.
Logic renders its daily service to wisdom and virtue.

Render

To furnish; to state; to deliver; as, to render an account; to render judgment.

Render

To cause to be, or to become; as, to render a person more safe or more unsafe; to render a fortress secure.

Render

To translate from one language into another; as, to render Latin into English.

Render

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.
He did render him the most unnaturalThat lived amongst men.

Render

To try out or extract (oil, lard, tallow, etc.) from fatty animal substances; as, to render tallow.

Render

To plaster, as a wall of masonry, without the use of lath.

Render

To give an account; to make explanation or confession.

Render

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.

Render

A substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls

Render

Cause to become;
The shot rendered her immobile

Render

Provide or furnish with;
We provided the room with an electrical heater

Render

Give an interpretation or rendition of;
The pianist rendered the Beethoven sonata beautifully

Render

Give or supply;
The cow brings in 5 liters of milk
This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn
The estate renders some revenue for the family

Render

Pass down;
Render a verdict
Deliver a judgment

Render

Make over as a return;
They had to render the estate

Render

Give back;
Render money

Render

To surrender someone or something to another;
The guard delivered the criminal to the police
Render up the prisoners
Render the town to the enemy
Fork over the money

Render

Show in, or as in, a picture;
This scene depicts country life
The face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting

Render

Coat with plastic or cement;
Render the brick walls in the den

Render

Bestow;
Give hommage
Render thanks

Render

Restate (words) from one language into another language;
I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S.
Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?
She rendered the French poem into English
He translates for the U.N.

Render

Melt (fat, lard, etc.) in order to separate out impurities;
Try the yak butter
Render fat in a casserole

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