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.

Present Future Imperfect Present participle
je remets remettrai remettais


tu remets remettras remettais
il remet remettra remettait
nous remettons remettrons remettions
vous remettez remettrez remettiez
ils remettent remettront remettaient
Subjunctive Conditional Passé simple Imperfect subjunctive
je remette remettrais remis remisse


remettes remettrais remis remisses
il remette remettrait remit remît
nous remettions remettrions remîmes remissions
vous remettiez remettriez remîtes remissiez
ils remettent remettraient remirent remissent

(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.