The French for contract is the verb contracter

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    French for contract is the regular ER verb contracter, 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 contracter - French for contract

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    Here you’ll learn the conjugations of contracter, which is French for contract.
    • I contract.
    • you contracted.
    • he will contract.
    • we would contract.
    • they may contract.

    The Verb Conjugation Tables below for contracter, 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 contracter
    Simple Tenses contracter
    TENSE
    je/j’
    tu
    il
    nous
    vous
    ils
    Present
    Présent

    contract
    contracte contractes contracte contractons contractez contractent
    Past Imperfect
    Imparfait
    contracted
    contractais contractais contractait contractions contractiez contractaient
    Simple Past
    Passé Simple

    contracted
    contractai contractas contracta contractâmes contractâtes contractèrent
    Future
    Futur

    will contract
    contracterai contracteras contractera contracterons contracterez contracteront
    Conditional
    Conditionnel

    would contract
    contracterais contracterais contracterait contracterions contracteriez contracteraient
    Subjunctive
    Subjonctif

    may contract
    contracte contractes contracte contractions contractiez contractent
    Compound Tenses contracter
    Present Perfect
    Passé Composé

    have contracted
    ai contracté as contracté a contracté avons contracté avez contracté ont contracté
    Past Perfect
    Plus-que-Parfait

    had contracted
    avais contracté avais contracté avait contracté avions contracté aviez contracté avaient contracté
    Future Perfect
    Futur Antérieur

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

    would have contracted
    aurais contracté aurais contracté aurait contracté aurions contracté auriez contracté auraient contracté
    Imperative
    Imperatif

    contract!
    contracte contractons contractez

    Present Indicative Tense conjugations of contracter the French for contract
    présent de l’indicatif

    je contracte
    - I contract
    tu contractes
    - you contract - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on contracte
    - he, she, it, one contracts
    nous contractons
    - we contract
    vous contractez
    - you contract (formal or plural)
    ils, elles contractent
    - they contract

    Imperfect Indicative Tense conjugations of contracter, the French for contract
    imparfait de l’indicatif

    je contractais
    - I contracted
    - I was contracting
    tu contractais
    - you contracted- (familiar or informal)
    - you were contracting
    il, elle, on contractait
    - he, she, it, one contracted
    - he, she, it, one was contracting
    nous contractions
    - we contracted
    - we were contracting
    vous contractiez
    - you contracted- (formal or plural)
    - you were contracting
    ils, elles contractaient
    - they contracted
    - they were contracting

    Simple Past or Past Definite Tense conjugations of contracter, the French for contract
    passé simple

    je contractai
    - I contracted
    tu contractas
    - you contracted- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on contracta
    - he, she, it, one contracted
    nous contractâmes
    - we contracted
    vous contractâtes
    - you contracted- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles contractèrent
    they contracted
    (The passé simple tense is mainly used in literature and books, and is rarely used in spoken French language).

    Future Tense conjugations of contracter, the French for contract
    futur

    je contracterai
    - I will contract
    tu contracteras
    - you will contract (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on contractera
    - he, she, it, one will contract
    nous contracterons
    - we will contract
    vous contracterez
    - you will contract (formal or plural)
    ils, elles contracteront
    - they will contract

    Conditional Tense conjugations of contracter, the French for contract
    conditionnel

    je contracterais
    - I would contract
    tu contracterais
    - you would contract (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on contracterait
    - he, she, it, one would contract
    nous contracterions
    - we would contract
    vous contracteriez
    - you would contract (formal or plural)
    ils, elles contracteraient
    - they would contract

    Present Subjunctive Tense conjugations of contracter, the French for contract
    présent de subjonctif

    que je contracte
    - that I may contract
    que tu contractes
    - that you may contract(familiar or informal)
    qu’il, qu’elle, qu’on contracte
    - that he, she, it, one may contract
    que nous contractions
    - that we may contract
    que vous contractiez
    - that you may contract(formal or plural)
    qu’ils, qu’elles contractent
    - that they may contract

    The Four Compound Tenses of the French for verb contracter - the verb ‘to contract’ in French

    Past Participle of contracter is:
    contracté -contracted.

    Given that the past participle is put with several of the tenses of the verb - to have - avoir, to create the four 'often-used' compound tenses, its significance is strongly underlined. Once you have thoroughly committed these avoir tenses to memory, you have unlocked the first major key to to construction of compound verbs in French.
    • I have contracted
    • you had contracted
    • he will have contracted
    • we would have contracted

    Compound Past, Present Perfect or Past Indefinite Tense conjugations of contracter - French for contract
    passé composé

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

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

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

    Future Perfect or Future Anterior Tense conjugations of contracter, the French for contract
    futur antérieur

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

    Conditional Perfect Tense conjugations of contracter, the French for contract
    conditionnel passé

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

    Imperative Tense conjugations of contracter, the French for contract
    impératif

    contracte
    - contract!
    contractons
    - let’s contract!
    contractez
    - contract!

    Present Participle of contracter

    contractant - contracting

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