Languages › French How to Conjugate the French Verb "Admirer" (to Admire) You'll "Admire" the Ease of Conjugating "Admirer" Share Flipboard Email Print French Grammar Pronunciation & Conversation Vocabulary Resources For Teachers by ThoughtCo Updated January 27, 2019 The French verb admirer means "to admire." It is a regular verb and its resemblance to the English translation makes it an easy verb to work with. Yet, this is not the only admirer that you may want to know in French. What is the French noun for admirer? When speaking of "an admirer," you will use the word le amirateur. For instance, "my secret admirer" is "mon admirateur secret." Conjugations for the French Verb Admirer In your French studies, you will come to admire the ease of conjugating admirer. This is a regular -ER verb, so it follows a simple pattern in the new endings. Once you learn the conjugates for admirer, try another like adorer and notice how it uses the same formula. This chart shows you the various conjugations of admirer. Simply pair the subject pronoun -- the j', tu, nous, etc. -- with the correct tense for your needs. For instance, "I admire" is "j'admire" and the formal or plural "you will admire" is "vous admirerez." Subject Present Future Imperfect j' admire admirerai admirais tu admires admireras admirais il admire admirera admirait nous admirons admirerons admirions vous admirez admirerez admiriez ils admirent admireront admiraient Admirer's Present Participle The present participle of admirer is admirant. Not only can this be a verb, but you might find it useful as an adjective, gerund, or noun at times. The Passé Composé and Past Participle of Admirer To form the passé composé of admirer, you will need the auxilliary verb and the past participle. In this case, the auxiliary verb is avoir and it needs to be conjugated. The past participle is admiré and it can be used for any subject. Let's put that together. In order to say "I admired," you will use the French "j'ai admiré" and for "they did admire," change it to "ils ont admiré." More Admirer Conjugations to Study You may need to use other conjugations for admirer from time to time. While it's important to concentrate on the present, future, and passé composé, you might find these helpful as well. The subjunctive is used when the act of admiring is questionable or uncertain. Likewise, the conditional verb mood is used when it's dependent on something. You should only need the passé simple and imperfect subjunctive when writing formally in French. Subject Subjunctive Conditional Passé Simple Imperfect Subjunctive j' admire admirerais admirai admirasse tu admires admirerais admiras admirasses il admire admirerait admira admirât nous admirions admirerions admirâmes admirassions vous admiriez admireriez admirâtes admirassiez ils admirent admireraient admirèrent admirassent You can also use the imperative for admirer. This form is useful in small and direct requests or demands -- essentially, short exclamations. When using the imperative, there's no need to use the pronoun -- tu admire -- since admire alone implies the tu. Imperative (tu) admire (nous) admirons (vous) admirez Continue Reading You Will "Agree" That Conjugating "Agréer" Is Easy Do You Know How to Conjugate "Aboyer"? "Acquérir" is a Bit of a Challenge to Conjugate "Embrace" the Lesson in Conjugating "Embrasser" in French Add the French "Ajouter" to Your Verb Conjugations Don't Let Conjugating "Fâcher" Make You "Angry" You Will Be "Attracted" to the French Verb "Attirer" How Would You Conjugation "Augmenter"? Conjugating "Agacer" Is Not As "Annoying" as You Think You May Find This French Verb Conjugation "Suitable" Take "Blanchir" From "to Bleach" to "Bleaching" How to Conjugate the French Verb for Create Does "Causer" Mean "to Cause" or "to Chat" in French? Learning to Conjugate the French "Aider" Can Be Very "Helpful" How Would You Conjugate "Exister" in French? Simple Conjugations for the French Verb "Appeler"