Sembler – to seem

French Verb Conjugations

  Present Imperfect Future Conditional Subjunctive Imperfect subj.
je semble semblais semblerai semblerais semble semblasse
tu sembles semblais sembleras semblerais sembles semblasses
il semble semblait semblera semblerait semble semblât
nous semblons semblions semblerons semblerions semblions semblassions
vous semblez sembliez semblerez sembleriez sembliez semblassiez
ils semblent semblaient sembleront sembleraient semblent semblassent
             
  Passé composé Past perfect Future perfect Past conditional Past subjunctive Pluperfect subj.
j’ ai semblé avais semblé aurai semblé aurais semblé aie semblé eusse semblé
tu as semblé avais semblé auras semblé aurais semblé aies semblé eusses semblé
il a semblé avait semblé aura semblé aurait semblé ait semblé eût semblé
nous avons semblé avions semblé aurons semblé aurions semblé ayons semblé eussions semblé
vous avez semblé aviez semblé aurez semblé auriez semblé ayez semblé eussiez semblé
ils ont semblé avaient semblé auront semblé auraient semblé aient semblé eussent semblé
             
  Passé simple Past anterior Imperative Participles  
je / j’ semblai eus semblé   (tu) semble   Present semblant
tu semblas eus semblé   (nous) semblons   Past semblé
il sembla eut semblé   (vous) semblez   Perfect ayant semblé
nous semblâmes eûmes semblé   Past imperative    
vous semblâtes eûtes semblé   (tu) aie semblé Past infinitive
ils semblèrent eurent semblé   (nous) ayons semblé   avoir semblé
        (vous) ayez semblé    

  Sembler is a regular -er verb.

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