How to Conjugate 'Remettre' (to Put Back, Replace)

Simple Conjugations for the French Verb 'Remettre'

The French verb remettre means "to put back" or "to replace." It is an irregular verb.

How to Conjugate the Verb Remettre

While remettre does not follow the conjugation pattern of a regular verb, it is conjugated the same way as all French verbs ending in -mettre. The following charts will help you memorize the simple conjugations for remettre.

 PresentFutureImperfectPresent participle
jeremetsremettrairemettais

remettant

turemetsremettrasremettais 
ilremetremettraremettait 
nousremettonsremettronsremettions 
vousremettezremettrezremettiez 
ilsremettentremettrontremettaient 

 

 SubjunctiveConditionalPassé simpleImperfect subjunctive
jeremetteremettraisremisremisse

tu

remettesremettraisremisremisses
ilremetteremettraitremitremît
nousremettionsremettrionsremîmesremissions
vousremettiezremettriezremîtesremissiez
ilsremettentremettraientremirentremissent

 

Imperative

(tu) - remets

(nous) - remettons

(vous) - remettez

How to Use Remettre in the Past Tense

The most common way to put something in the past tense in French is to use the passé composé. It is a compound tense requiring an auxiliary verb and a past participle. For remettre, the auxiliary verb is avoir and the past participle is remis.

For example:

Elle a remis le jus d'orange.
She replaced the orange juice.

Ils ont remis les livres.
They put back the books.