How to Conjugate 'Remercier' (to Thank)

Simple Conjugations for the French Verb 'Remercier'

The French verb remercier means "to thank." You may see that merci is in the center of the word: Merci, of course, is how you say "thanks" in French. 

How to Conjugate the French Verb Remercier

Remercier follows the conjugation pattern of regular -er verbs. As you do when conjugating regular verbs, you drop the infinitive ending from the verb to find the stem (remerci-) and add the ending appropriate of the subject pronoun and tense.

The charts below will help you conjugate remercier.

 Present Future ImperfectPresent participle
jeremercieremercierairemerciaisremerciant
turemerciesremercierasremerciais
ilremercieremercieraremerciait
nousremercionsremercieronsremerciions
vousremerciezremercierezremerciiez
ilsremercientremercierontremerciaient
 
 SubjunctiveConditionalPassé simpleImperfect subjunctive
jeremercieremercieraisremerciairemerciasse
turemerciesremercieraisremerciasremerciasses
ilremercieremercieraitremerciaremerciât
nousremerciionsremercierionsremerciâmesremerciassions
vousremerciiezremercieriezremerciâtesremerciassiez
ilsremercientremercieraientremercièrentremerciassent
 
 Imperative
(tu)remercie
(nous) remercions
(vous)remerciez

How to Use Remercier in the Past Tense

The passé simple is a literary tense, meaning it's not used in conversation. To render a verb in the past tense, you'll most commonly use the compound passé composé.

The passé composé requires an auxiliary verb and a past participle: The auxiliary verb for remercier is avoir and the past participle is remercié

For example:

Elle lui a remercié pour le livre
She thanked him for the book.

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