HyperDic: rendition

English > 4 senses of the word rendition:
NOUNcommunicationrendition, renderinga performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
cognitionrendition, interpretation, interpreting, renderingan explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
actrenditionhanding over prisoners to countries where torture is allowed
actrendition, rendering, interpretationthe act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance
rendition > pronunciation
Soundsrehndih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > rendition: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc..
Example"they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert"
Synonymrendering
Broaderperformance, public presentationA dramatic or musical entertainment
Spanishejecución, función, interpretación, presentación, realización
Catalaninterpretació
English > rendition: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn explanation of something that is not immediately obvious.
Example "often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning"
Synonymsinterpretation, interpreting, rendering
Narrowerbroad interpretation, judicial activismAn interpretation of the U.S. constitution holding that the spirit of the times and the needs of the nation can legitimately influence judicial decisions (particularly decisions of the Supreme Court)
BroaderexplanationThought that makes something comprehensible
Spanishinterpretación
Catalaninterpretació
English > rendition: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningHanding over prisoners to countries where torture is allowed.
BroadersurrenderThe delivery of a principal into lawful custody
English > rendition: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance.
Example"her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving"
Synonymsrendering, interpretation
NarrowerreinterpretationA new or different interpretation
spinA distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion)
BroaderperformanceThe act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment
Spanishinterpretación, versión
Catalaninterpretació, versió
Verbsrendergive an interpretation or rendition / rendition of

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