What does rendition mean?

Definitions for rendition
rɛnˈdɪʃ ənren·di·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rendition, renderingnoun

    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, renderingnoun

    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. renditionnoun

    handing over prisoners to countries where torture is allowed

  4. rendition, rendering, interpretationnoun

    the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance

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

Wiktionary

  1. renditionnoun

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

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

  2. renditionnoun

    The handing-over of a person or thing.

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

  3. renditionnoun

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

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

  4. renditionnoun

    Formal deliverance of a verdict.

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

  5. renditionnoun

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

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

  6. renditionnoun

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

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

  7. renditionnoun

    A given visual reproduction of something.

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

  8. renditionverb

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Renditionnoun

    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

    Etymology: [LL. rendere to render: cf. L. redditio. See Render, and cf. Reddition.]

  2. Renditionnoun

    translation; rendering; version

    Etymology: [LL. rendere to render: cf. L. redditio. See Render, and cf. Reddition.]

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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rendition in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rendition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of rendition in a Sentence

  1. Roger Stone:

    The people you are referring to are the same people that said there were weapons of mass destruction and (Saddam) Hussein had them, who lied about rendition, who lied about torture at Abu Ghraib.

  2. Tara Sonenshine:

    You can expect honesty, a straightforward rendition of whatever transpired on his watch, and overall context to the US-Ukraine relationship.

  3. The Republican Party Ryan:

    I'm sure he'll have a nice glossy rendition of the last seven years.

  4. Paladin Cheng:

    This China rendition law represents the mainlandisation of Hong Kong, if the Chinese government really continues to make Hong Kong more similar to the mainland, even more people will support the idea of Hong Kong independence.

  5. Tom Malinowski:

    When somebody who we already know is responsible for the kidnapping, rendition, murder and torture of other people in this category sends you a text message warning that bad things will happen to you, it's fair to assume that he means business.

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