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 ImperfectPresent participle

je

rendsrendrairendaisrendant
turendsrendrasrendais 

il

rendrendrarendait 
nousrendonsrendronsrendions 
vousrendezrendrezrendiez 
ilsrendentrendrontrendaient 

 

Passé composé 

   Auxiliary verb 

avoir

   Past participle 

rendu

 

 

Subjunctive

ConditionalPassé simpleImperfect subjunctive

je

renderendraisrendisrendisse
turendesrendraisrendisrendisses
ilrenderendraitrenditrendît
nousrendionsrendrionsrendîmesrendissions
vousrendiezrendriezrendîtesrendissiez
ilsrendentrendraientrendirentrendissent

 

Imperative

 

(tu)

rends

(nous) 

rendons

(vous)

rendez

Verb conjugation pattern
Rendre is a regular -RE verb

Expressions with rendre