How to Conjugate the French Verb "Rendre"

Includes Present, Past, and Subjunctive Tenses

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The French verb rendre (pronounced "ren-dre") means "to return" and is frequently used in idiomatic expressions such as "to give thanks to." This chart will show you how to conjugate this regular verb in present, past, subjunctive, and other tenses.

 Present  Future  Imperfect Present participle
jerendsrendrairendaisrendant 
turendsrendrasrendais 
ilrendrendrarendaitPassé composé
nousrendonsrendronsrendions   Auxiliary verb avoir
vousrendezrendrezrendiez   Past participle rendu
ilsrendentrendrontrendaient 
 
 Subjunctive Conditional Passé simple Imperfect subjunctive
jerenderendraisrendisrendisse
turendesrendraisrendisrendisses
ilrenderendraitrenditrendît
nousrendionsrendrionsrendîmesrendissions
vousrendiezrendriezrendîtesrendissiez
ilsrendentrendraientrendirentrendissent
 
 Imperative 
(tu)rends Verb conjugation pattern
Rendre is a regular -RE verb

Expressions with rendre
(nous) rendons 
(vous)rendez 
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