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 Imperfect Present participle


remercie remercierai remerciais




remercieras remerciais


remercie remerciera remerciait
nous remercions remercierons remerciions
vous remerciez remerciez remerciiez
ils remercient remercieront remerciaient
Subjunctive Conditional Passé simple Imperfect subjunctive
je remercie remercierais remerciai remerciasse


remercies remercierais remercias remerciasses
il remercie remercierait remercia remerciât
nous remerciions remercierions remerciâmes remerciassions
vous remerciiez remercieriez remerciâtes remerciassiez
ils remercient remercieraient remercièrent remerciassent







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.

mla apa chicago
Your Citation
Team, ThoughtCo. "How to Conjugate 'Remercier' (to Thank)." ThoughtCo, Dec. 6, 2021, Team, ThoughtCo. (2021, December 6). How to Conjugate 'Remercier' (to Thank). Retrieved from Team, ThoughtCo. "How to Conjugate 'Remercier' (to Thank)." ThoughtCo. (accessed June 2, 2023).