intransitive verb
1. (to yield) 
La receta rinde suficiente para cuatro personas.The recipe produces enough for four people.
2. (to do well) 
Los trabajadores no están rindiendo así como son capaces.The workers are not performing as well as they are able.
3. (to be enough) 
a. to serve (Mexico) 
El plato fuerte puede rendir para dos personas.The main course can serve two people.
transitive verb
4. (to conquer) 
a. to defeat 
Los mexicanos rindieron al ejército francés en la Batalla de Puebla.The Mexicans defeated the French army at the Battle of Puebla.
5. (to tire out) 
¡Este trabajo me rinde!This job exhausts me!
6. (to honor) 
a. to pay 
Rinden homenaje a sus veteranos de guerra una vez al año.They pay homage to their war veterans once a year.
7. (to give up) 
Los soldados nos obligaron a rendir nuestras armas.The soldiers made us surrender our weapons.
8. (finance) 
a. to yield 
Esta cuenta solo rinde un 0.25% anual.This account only yields 0.25% a year.
pronominal verb
9. (to admit defeat) 
a. to quit 
Se rindieron con demasiada facilidad.They quit too easily.
No sabes qué es, ¿verdad?¿Te rindes? - Sí, me rindo. ¿Qué es?You don't know what it is, do you? Do you give up? - Yes, I give up. What is it?
Va a ser difícil encontrar trabajo, pero no me rindo.It's going to be difficult to find work, but I'm not giving in.
10. (to capitulate) 
Nuestras tropas estaban rodeadas por las fuerzas enemigas y tuvieron que rendirse.Our troops were surrounded by enemy forces and had to surrender.
Tras un asedio de tres horas, el delincuente se rindió.After a three-hour siege, the criminal gave himself up.
11. (to admit) 
El ladrón por fin se rindió al crimen.The thief finally confessed to the crime.
transitive verb
1. (entregar, dar; arma, alma) 
a. to surrender 
rendir cuentas a alguien de algoto give an account of something to somebody
2. (ofrecer) 
a. to pay 
rendir culto ato worship
rendir homenaje o tributo a alguiento pay tribute to somebody
3. (rentar) 
a. to yield 
4. (vencer) 
a. to defeat, to subdue 
5. (cansar) 
a. to wear out, to tire out 
intransitive verb
6. (máquina) 
a. to perform well 
7. (negocio) 
a. to be profitable 
8. (fábrica, trabajador) 
a. to be productive 
este atleta ya no rinde como antesthis athlete isn't as good as he used to be
9. (dar de sí) 
a. no direct translation 
esta pintura rinde muchoa little of this paint goes a long way
me rinde mucho el tiempoI get a lot done (in the time)
pronominal verb
10. (entregarse) 
a. to give oneself up, to surrender 
¡me rindo!I give in o up!
rendirse a la evidenciato bow to the evidence
transitive verb
1 (producir) to produce; [+beneficios etc] to yield; [+producto, total etc] to produce; [+interés] to bear
2 (cansar) to exhaust; tire out
le rindió el sueño he was overcome by sleep
rendir homenaje a to pay tribute to; rendir culto a to worship; rendir las gracias to give thanks
4 (Mil) [+ciudad] to surrender; [+fortaleza] to take; capture
rendir la guardia to hand over the guard
5 (Mil) [+bandera] to dip; [+armas] to lower; reverse
6 (España) (vomitar) to vomit; bring up
7 (Com) [+factura] to send
rendir examen (S. Cone) to sit o take an exam
9 (vencer) [+país] to conquer; subdue
10 (dominar) to dominate
logró rendir el albedrío de la joven he came to dominate the young woman's will completely; había que rendir su entereza he had to overcome his moral objections
11 (devolver) to give back; return; (entregar) to hand over
intransitive verb
1 (producir) to yield; produce; (dar resultados) to give good results
el negocio no rinde the business is not profitable o doesn't pay; la finca rinde para mantener a ocho familias the estate produces enough to keep eight families; este año ha rendido poco it has done poorly this year; trabajo, pero no rindo I work hard but without much to show for it
2 [+arroz] to swell up
3 (Latinoamérica) (durar) to last longer; keep going
pronominal verb
1 (ceder) to yield;a to; (Mil) to surrender; (entregarse) to give o.s. up
rendirse a la razón to yield to reason; rendirse a la evidencia to bow before the evidence; rendirse a la fuerza to yield to violence; ¡me rindo! I give in!
2 (cansarse) to wear o.s. out
Phrases with "rendir"
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rendir cuentas
to account for
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