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Definition 1: handing over prisoners to the country in which a crime was committed - [noun denoting act]

(rendition is a kind of ...) the delivery of a principal into lawful custody

Definition 2: the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance - [noun denoting act]

Samples where rendition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving

Synonyms for rendition in the sense of this definition

(rendition is a kind of ...) the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment

"we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal" "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto"

(... is a kind of rendition ) a new or different interpretation

(... is a kind of rendition ) a distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion)

"the campaign put a favorable spin on the story"

Definition 3: an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where rendition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for rendition in the sense of this definition

(rendition is a kind of ...) thought that makes something comprehensible

(... is a kind of rendition ) an 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)

Definition 4: a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc. - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where rendition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert

Synonyms for rendition in the sense of this definition

(rendition is a kind of ...) a dramatic or musical entertainment

"they listened to ten different performances" "the play ran for 100 performances" "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity"

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