The French for deserve is the verb mériter

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    French for deserve is the regular ER verb mériter, outlined here in detail in the tenses employed in today's French language.

     

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    The 6 Simple Tenses of the conjugated verb mériter - French for deserve

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    Here you’ll learn the conjugations of mériter, which is French for deserve.
    • I deserve.
    • you deserved.
    • he will deserve.
    • we would deserve.
    • they may deserve.

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

    deserve
    mérite mérites mérite méritons méritez méritent
    Past Imperfect
    Imparfait
    deserved
    méritais méritais méritait méritions méritiez méritaient
    Simple Past
    Passé Simple

    deserved
    méritai méritas mérita méritâmes méritâtes méritèrent
    Future
    Futur

    will deserve
    mériterai mériteras méritera mériterons mériterez mériteront
    Conditional
    Conditionnel

    would deserve
    mériterais mériterais mériterait mériterions mériteriez mériteraient
    Subjunctive
    Subjonctif

    may deserve
    mérite mérites mérite méritions méritiez méritent
    Compound Tenses mériter
    Present Perfect
    Passé Composé

    have deserved
    ai mérité as mérité a mérité avons mérité avez mérité ont mérité
    Past Perfect
    Plus-que-Parfait

    had deserved
    avais mérité avais mérité avait mérité avions mérité aviez mérité avaient mérité
    Future Perfect
    Futur Antérieur

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

    would have deserved
    aurais mérité aurais mérité aurait mérité aurions mérité auriez mérité auraient mérité
    Imperative
    Imperatif

    deserve!
    mérite méritons méritez

    Present Indicative Tense conjugations of mériter the French for deserve
    présent de l’indicatif

    je mérite
    - I deserve
    tu mérites
    - you deserve - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on mérite
    - he, she, it, one deserves
    nous méritons
    - we deserve
    vous méritez
    - you deserve (formal or plural)
    ils, elles méritent
    - they deserve

    Imperfect Indicative Tense conjugations of mériter, the French for deserve
    imparfait de l’indicatif

    je méritais
    - I deserved
    - I was deserving
    tu méritais
    - you deserved- (familiar or informal)
    - you were deserving
    il, elle, on méritait
    - he, she, it, one deserved
    - he, she, it, one was deserving
    nous méritions
    - we deserved
    - we were deserving
    vous méritiez
    - you deserved- (formal or plural)
    - you were deserving
    ils, elles méritaient
    - they deserved
    - they were deserving

    Simple Past or Past Definite Tense conjugations of mériter, the French for deserve
    passé simple

    je méritai
    - I deserved
    tu méritas
    - you deserved- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on mérita
    - he, she, it, one deserved
    nous méritâmes
    - we deserved
    vous méritâtes
    - you deserved- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles méritèrent
    they deserved
    (The passé simple tense is mainly used in literature and books, and is rarely used in spoken French language).

    Future Tense conjugations of mériter, the French for deserve
    futur

    je mériterai
    - I will deserve
    tu mériteras
    - you will deserve (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on méritera
    - he, she, it, one will deserve
    nous mériterons
    - we will deserve
    vous mériterez
    - you will deserve (formal or plural)
    ils, elles mériteront
    - they will deserve

    Conditional Tense conjugations of mériter, the French for deserve
    conditionnel

    je mériterais
    - I would deserve
    tu mériterais
    - you would deserve (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on mériterait
    - he, she, it, one would deserve
    nous mériterions
    - we would deserve
    vous mériteriez
    - you would deserve (formal or plural)
    ils, elles mériteraient
    - they would deserve

    Present Subjunctive Tense conjugations of mériter, the French for deserve
    présent de subjonctif

    que je mérite
    - that I may deserve
    que tu mérites
    - that you may deserve(familiar or informal)
    qu’il, qu’elle, qu’on mérite
    - that he, she, it, one may deserve
    que nous méritions
    - that we may deserve
    que vous méritiez
    - that you may deserve(formal or plural)
    qu’ils, qu’elles méritent
    - that they may deserve

    The Four Compound Tenses of the French for verb mériter - the verb ‘to deserve’ in French

    Past Participle of mériter is:
    mérité -deserved.

    Because the past participle is used with the various tenses of the verb - to have - avoir, to construct the four main compound tenses, its importance is highlighted. Once you have mastered avoir, you have mastered the key to constructing compound verbs in French.
    • I have deserved
    • you had deserved
    • he will have deserved
    • we would have deserved

    Compound Past, Present Perfect or Past Indefinite Tense conjugations of mériter - French for deserve
    passé composé

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

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

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

    Future Perfect or Future Anterior Tense conjugations of mériter, the French for deserve
    futur antérieur

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

    Conditional Perfect Tense conjugations of mériter, the French for deserve
    conditionnel passé

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

    Imperative Tense conjugations of mériter, the French for deserve
    impératif

    mérite
    - deserve!
    méritons
    - let’s deserve!
    méritez
    - deserve!

    Present Participle of mériter

    méritant - deserving

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