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
  PassĂ© composĂ© Past perfect Future perfect Past conditional Past subjunctive Pluperfect subj.
j’ ai semblĂ© avais semblĂ© aurai semblĂ© aurais semblĂ© aie semblĂ© eusse semblĂ©
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
  PassĂ© simple Past anterior Imperative Participles  
je / j’ semblai eus semblĂ©   (tu) semble   Present semblant
tu semblas eus semblĂ©   (nous) semblons   Past semblĂ©
il sembla eut semblĂ©   (vous) semblez   Perfect ayant semblĂ©
nous semblâmes eĂ»mes semblĂ©   Past imperative    
vous semblâtes eĂ»tes semblĂ©   (tu) aie semblĂ© Past infinitive
ils semblèrent eurent semblĂ©   (nous) ayons semblĂ©   avoir semblĂ©
        (vous) ayez semblĂ©    

  Sembler is a regular -er verb.


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