Definitions for renditionrɛnˈdɪʃ ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ren•di•tionrɛnˈdɪʃ ən(n.)

  1. the act of rendering.

  2. a translation.

  3. an interpretation, as of a role or a piece of music.

  4. Archaic. surrender.

Origin of rendition:

1595–1605; < MF, alter. of reddition < LL redditiō

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rendition, rendering(noun)

    a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.

    "they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert"

  2. interpretation, interpreting, rendition, rendering(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"

  3. rendition(noun)

    handing over prisoners to countries where torture is allowed

  4. rendition, rendering, interpretation(noun)

    the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance

    "her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving"

Wiktionary

  1. rendition(Noun)

    The surrender (of a city, fortress etc.).

  2. rendition(Noun)

    The handing-over of a person or thing.

  3. rendition(Noun)

    Translation between languages, or between forms of a language; a translated text or work.

  4. rendition(Noun)

    Formal deliverance of a verdict.

  5. rendition(Noun)

    The handing-over someone wanted for justice who has fled a given jurisdiction; extradition.

  6. rendition(Noun)

    An interpretation or performance of an artwork, especially a musical score or musical work.

  7. rendition(Noun)

    A given visual reproduction of something.

  8. rendition(Verb)

    To surrender or hand over (a person or thing); especially, for one jurisdiction to do so to another.

  9. Origin: From obsolete rendition, alteration (after rendre) of reddition. Many senses influenced by render.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rendition(noun)

    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

  2. Rendition(noun)

    translation; rendering; version

Freebase

  1. Rendition

    Rendition is a 2007 drama film directed by Gavin Hood and starring Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep, Peter Sarsgaard, Alan Arkin, Jake Gyllenhaal and Omar Metwally. It centers on the controversial CIA practice of extraordinary rendition and is based on the true story of Khalid El-Masri, who was mistaken for Khalid al-Masri. The movie also has similarities to the case of Maher Arar.

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