The French for compensate, make up for is the verb compenser

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    French for compensate, make up for is the regular ER verb compenser, simply presented in our easy-to-use verb conjugation table.

     

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    The 6 Simple Tenses of the conjugated verb compenser - French for compensate, make up for

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    Here you’ll learn the conjugations of compenser, which is French for compensate, make up for.
    • I compensate, make up for.
    • you compensated.
    • he will compensate, make up for.
    • we would compensate, make up for.
    • they may compensate, make up for.

    The Verb Conjugation Tables below for compenser, help you to practice your French verb drills both by PRONOUN (vertically), and by TENSE (horizontally). Repeat these over and over again.
  • VERB CONJUGATION TABLE compenser
    Simple Tenses compenser
    TENSE
    je/j’
    tu
    il
    nous
    vous
    ils
    Present
    Présent

    compensate, make up for
    compense compenses compense compensons compensez compensent
    Past Imperfect
    Imparfait
    compensated
    compensais compensais compensait compensions compensiez compensaient
    Simple Past
    Passé Simple

    compensated
    compensai compensas compensa compensâmes compensâtes compensèrent
    Future
    Futur

    will compensate, make up for
    compenserai compenseras compensera compenserons compenserez compenseront
    Conditional
    Conditionnel

    would compensate, make up for
    compenserais compenserais compenserait compenserions compenseriez compenseraient
    Subjunctive
    Subjonctif

    may compensate, make up for
    compense compenses compense compensions compensiez compensent
    Compound Tenses compenser
    Present Perfect
    Passé Composé

    have compensated
    ai compensé as compensé a compensé avons compensé avez compensé ont compensé
    Past Perfect
    Plus-que-Parfait

    had compensated
    avais compensé avais compensé avait compensé avions compensé aviez compensé avaient compensé
    Future Perfect
    Futur Antérieur

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

    would have compensated
    aurais compensé aurais compensé aurait compensé aurions compensé auriez compensé auraient compensé
    Imperative
    Imperatif

    compensate, make up for!
    compense compensons compensez

    Present Indicative Tense conjugations of compenser the French for compensate, make up for
    présent de l’indicatif

    je compense
    - I compensate, make up for
    tu compenses
    - you compensate, make up for - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on compense
    - he, she, it, one compensates
    nous compensons
    - we compensate, make up for
    vous compensez
    - you compensate, make up for (formal or plural)
    ils, elles compensent
    - they compensate, make up for

    Imperfect Indicative Tense conjugations of compenser, the French for compensate, make up for
    imparfait de l’indicatif

    je compensais
    - I compensated
    - I was compensating
    tu compensais
    - you compensated- (familiar or informal)
    - you were compensating
    il, elle, on compensait
    - he, she, it, one compensated
    - he, she, it, one was compensating
    nous compensions
    - we compensated
    - we were compensating
    vous compensiez
    - you compensated- (formal or plural)
    - you were compensating
    ils, elles compensaient
    - they compensated
    - they were compensating

    Simple Past or Past Definite Tense conjugations of compenser, the French for compensate, make up for
    passé simple

    je compensai
    - I compensated
    tu compensas
    - you compensated- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on compensa
    - he, she, it, one compensated
    nous compensâmes
    - we compensated
    vous compensâtes
    - you compensated- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles compensèrent
    they compensated
    (The passé simple tense is mainly used in literature and books, and is rarely used in spoken French language).

    Future Tense conjugations of compenser, the French for compensate, make up for
    futur

    je compenserai
    - I will compensate, make up for
    tu compenseras
    - you will compensate, make up for (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on compensera
    - he, she, it, one will compensate, make up for
    nous compenserons
    - we will compensate, make up for
    vous compenserez
    - you will compensate, make up for (formal or plural)
    ils, elles compenseront
    - they will compensate, make up for

    Conditional Tense conjugations of compenser, the French for compensate, make up for
    conditionnel

    je compenserais
    - I would compensate, make up for
    tu compenserais
    - you would compensate, make up for (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on compenserait
    - he, she, it, one would compensate, make up for
    nous compenserions
    - we would compensate, make up for
    vous compenseriez
    - you would compensate, make up for (formal or plural)
    ils, elles compenseraient
    - they would compensate, make up for

    Present Subjunctive Tense conjugations of compenser, the French for compensate, make up for
    présent de subjonctif

    que je compense
    - that I may compensate, make up for
    que tu compenses
    - that you may compensate, make up for(familiar or informal)
    qu’il, qu’elle, qu’on compense
    - that he, she, it, one may compensate, make up for
    que nous compensions
    - that we may compensate, make up for
    que vous compensiez
    - that you may compensate, make up for(formal or plural)
    qu’ils, qu’elles compensent
    - that they may compensate, make up for

    The Four Compound Tenses of the French for verb compenser - the verb ‘to compensate, make up for’ in French

    Past Participle of compenser is:
    compensé -compensated.

    Seeing that the past participle is taken and merged with the various conjugations of the verb - to have - avoir, to create the four French compound tenses, its importance is highlighted. Once you have mastered avoir, you have mastered the key to constructing compound verbs in French.
    • I have compensated
    • you had compensated
    • he will have compensated
    • we would have compensated

    Compound Past, Present Perfect or Past Indefinite Tense conjugations of compenser - French for compensate, make up for
    passé composé

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

    Past Perfect Indicative or Pluperfect Tense conjugations of compenser - compensate, make up for in French
    plus-que-parfait de l’indicatif

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

    Future Perfect or Future Anterior Tense conjugations of compenser, the French for compensate, make up for
    futur antérieur

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

    Conditional Perfect Tense conjugations of compenser, the French for compensate, make up for
    conditionnel passé

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

    Imperative Tense conjugations of compenser, the French for compensate, make up for
    impératif

    compense
    - compensate, make up for!
    compensons
    - let’s compensate, make up for!
    compensez
    - compensate, make up for!

    Present Participle of compenser

    compensant - compensating

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