The French for close is the verb fermer

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    French for close is the regular ER verb fermer, shown here in all its tenses and conjugations that are used in contemporary French.

     

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    The 6 Simple Tenses of the conjugated verb fermer - French for close

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    Here you’ll learn the conjugations of fermer, which is French for close.
    • I close.
    • you closed.
    • he will close.
    • we would close.
    • they may close.

    The Verb Conjugation Tables below for fermer, let you to practise your French verb drills both by PRONOUN (vertically), and by TENSE (horizontally). Do these two sequences lots of times over.
  • VERB CONJUGATION TABLE fermer
    Simple Tenses fermer
    TENSE
    je/j’
    tu
    il
    nous
    vous
    ils
    Present
    Présent

    close
    ferme fermes ferme fermons fermez ferment
    Past Imperfect
    Imparfait
    closed
    fermais fermais fermait fermions fermiez fermaient
    Simple Past
    Passé Simple

    closed
    fermai fermas ferma fermâmes fermâtes fermèrent
    Future
    Futur

    will close
    fermerai fermeras fermera fermerons fermerez fermeront
    Conditional
    Conditionnel

    would close
    fermerais fermerais fermerait fermerions fermeriez fermeraient
    Subjunctive
    Subjonctif

    may close
    ferme fermes ferme fermions fermiez ferment
    Compound Tenses fermer
    Present Perfect
    Passé Composé

    have closed
    ai fermé as fermé a fermé avons fermé avez fermé ont fermé
    Past Perfect
    Plus-que-Parfait

    had closed
    avais fermé avais fermé avait fermé avions fermé aviez fermé avaient fermé
    Future Perfect
    Futur Antérieur

    will have
    aurai fermé auras fermé aura fermé aurons fermé aurez fermé auront fermé
    Conditional Perfect
    Conditionnel Passé

    would have closed
    aurais fermé aurais fermé aurait fermé aurions fermé auriez fermé auraient fermé
    Imperative
    Imperatif

    close!
    ferme fermons fermez

    Present Indicative Tense conjugations of fermer the French for close
    présent de l’indicatif

    je ferme
    - I close
    tu fermes
    - you close - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on ferme
    - he, she, it, one closes
    nous fermons
    - we close
    vous fermez
    - you close (formal or plural)
    ils, elles ferment
    - they close

    Imperfect Indicative Tense conjugations of fermer, the French for close
    imparfait de l’indicatif

    je fermais
    - I closed
    - I was closing
    tu fermais
    - you closed- (familiar or informal)
    - you were closing
    il, elle, on fermait
    - he, she, it, one closed
    - he, she, it, one was closing
    nous fermions
    - we closed
    - we were closing
    vous fermiez
    - you closed- (formal or plural)
    - you were closing
    ils, elles fermaient
    - they closed
    - they were closing

    Simple Past or Past Definite Tense conjugations of fermer, the French for close
    passé simple

    je fermai
    - I closed
    tu fermas
    - you closed- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on ferma
    - he, she, it, one closed
    nous fermâmes
    - we closed
    vous fermâtes
    - you closed- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles fermèrent
    they closed
    (The passé simple tense is mainly used in literature and books, and is rarely used in spoken French language).

    Future Tense conjugations of fermer, the French for close
    futur

    je fermerai
    - I will close
    tu fermeras
    - you will close (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on fermera
    - he, she, it, one will close
    nous fermerons
    - we will close
    vous fermerez
    - you will close (formal or plural)
    ils, elles fermeront
    - they will close

    Conditional Tense conjugations of fermer, the French for close
    conditionnel

    je fermerais
    - I would close
    tu fermerais
    - you would close (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on fermerait
    - he, she, it, one would close
    nous fermerions
    - we would close
    vous fermeriez
    - you would close (formal or plural)
    ils, elles fermeraient
    - they would close

    Present Subjunctive Tense conjugations of fermer, the French for close
    présent de subjonctif

    que je ferme
    - that I may close
    que tu fermes
    - that you may close(familiar or informal)
    qu’il, qu’elle, qu’on ferme
    - that he, she, it, one may close
    que nous fermions
    - that we may close
    que vous fermiez
    - that you may close(formal or plural)
    qu’ils, qu’elles ferment
    - that they may close

    The Four Compound Tenses of the French for verb fermer - the verb ‘to close’ in French

    Past Participle of fermer is:
    fermé -closed.

    The compound tenses are past tenses that are formed with the conjugations of avoir and the past participle. The key to these is in learning avoir inside out. You'll note these tenses in regular useage. Do our tables every day, building more and more verbs, and you'll be well on the way to mastering these tenses.
    • I have closed
    • you had closed
    • he will have closed
    • we would have closed

    Compound Past, Present Perfect or Past Indefinite Tense conjugations of fermer - French for close
    passé composé

    Here’s the French for close conjugated with all the pronouns in the present perfect tense.
    j’ai fermé
    - I have closed or I did close or
    - I closed
    tu as fermé
    - you have closed or you did close - (familiar or informal) or
    - you closed
    il, elle, on a fermé
    - he, she, it, one has close or did close
    - he, she, it closed
    nous avons fermé
    - we have closed or we did close
    - we closed
    vous avez fermé
    - you have closed or you did close (formal or plural) or
    - or we closed
    ils, elles ont fermé
    - they have closed or they did close
    - they closed

    Past Perfect Indicative or Pluperfect Tense conjugations of fermer - close in French
    plus-que-parfait de l’indicatif

    Here’s the French for -close conjugated with all the pronouns in the past perfect tense.
    j’avais fermé
    - I had closed
    tu avais fermé
    - you had closed- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on avait fermé
    - he, she, it, one had closed
    nous avions fermé
    - we had closed
    vous aviez fermé
    - you had closed (formal or plural)
    ils, elles avaient fermé
    - they had closed

    Future Perfect or Future Anterior Tense conjugations of fermer, the French for close
    futur antérieur

    j’aurai fermé
    - I will have
    tu auras fermé
    - you will have - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on aura fermé
    - he, she, it, one will have
    nous aurons fermé
    - we will have
    vous aurez fermé
    - you will have - (formal or plural)
    ils, elles auront fermé
    - they will have

    Conditional Perfect Tense conjugations of fermer, the French for close
    conditionnel passé

    j’aurais fermé
    - I would have closed
    tu aurais fermé
    - you would have closed- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on aurait fermé
    - he, she, it, one would have closed
    nous aurions fermé
    - we would have closed
    vous auriez fermé
    - you would have closed- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles auraient fermé
    - they would have closed

    Imperative Tense conjugations of fermer, the French for close
    impératif

    ferme
    - close!
    fermons
    - let’s close!
    fermez
    - close!

    Present Participle of fermer

    fermant - closing

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