render (something) to (someone or something)(redirected from renders something to)
render (something) to (someone or something)
1. To submit, present, or provide something to some other person, group, organization, etc. You will not legally own your car until you render your final loan repayment to the bank. We rendered our official opinion to the committee. Now it is up to them whether or not to take action.
2. To make something available to some other person, group, organization, etc. Our consulate is dedicated to rendering assistance to all US citizens who have been affected by the earthquake in Japan. I've rendered a service to you, and I expect to get paid for it!
3. To surrender, yield, or turn over something to some other person, group, organization, etc. He has been instructed by the court to render all funds and assets to the government. As a soldier, you must take an oath to render your life to your country and its defense.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
render something to someone or somethingand render something up (to someone or something)
to give something to someone or a group. You must render your taxes to the government. I will render my money to the tax collector. I had to render up all my earnings.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.