The French for hate is the verb détester

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    The 6 Simple Tenses of the conjugated verb détester - French for hate

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    Here you’ll learn the conjugations of détester, which is French for hate.
    • I hate.
    • you hated.
    • he will hate.
    • we would hate.
    • they may hate.

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

    hate
    déteste détestes déteste détestons détestez détestent
    Past Imperfect
    Imparfait
    hated
    détestais détestais détestait détestions détestiez détestaient
    Simple Past
    Passé Simple

    hated
    détestai détestas détesta détestâmes détestâtes détestèrent
    Future
    Futur

    will hate
    détesterai détesteras détestera détesterons détesterez détesteront
    Conditional
    Conditionnel

    would hate
    détesterais détesterais détesterait détesterions détesteriez détesteraient
    Subjunctive
    Subjonctif

    may hate
    déteste détestes déteste détestions détestiez détestent
    Compound Tenses détester
    Present Perfect
    Passé Composé

    have hated
    ai détesté as détesté a détesté avons détesté avez détesté ont détesté
    Past Perfect
    Plus-que-Parfait

    had hated
    avais détesté avais détesté avait détesté avions détesté aviez détesté avaient détesté
    Future Perfect
    Futur Antérieur

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

    would have hated
    aurais détesté aurais détesté aurait détesté aurions détesté auriez détesté auraient détesté
    Imperative
    Imperatif

    hate!
    déteste détestons détestez

    Present Indicative Tense conjugations of détester the French for hate
    présent de l’indicatif

    je déteste
    - I hate
    tu détestes
    - you hate - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on déteste
    - he, she, it, one hates
    nous détestons
    - we hate
    vous détestez
    - you hate (formal or plural)
    ils, elles détestent
    - they hate

    Imperfect Indicative Tense conjugations of détester, the French for hate
    imparfait de l’indicatif

    je détestais
    - I hated
    - I was hating
    tu détestais
    - you hated- (familiar or informal)
    - you were hating
    il, elle, on détestait
    - he, she, it, one hated
    - he, she, it, one was hating
    nous détestions
    - we hated
    - we were hating
    vous détestiez
    - you hated- (formal or plural)
    - you were hating
    ils, elles détestaient
    - they hated
    - they were hating

    Simple Past or Past Definite Tense conjugations of détester, the French for hate
    passé simple

    je détestai
    - I hated
    tu détestas
    - you hated- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on détesta
    - he, she, it, one hated
    nous détestâmes
    - we hated
    vous détestâtes
    - you hated- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles détestèrent
    they hated
    (The passé simple tense is mainly used in literature and books, and is rarely used in spoken French language).

    Future Tense conjugations of détester, the French for hate
    futur

    je détesterai
    - I will hate
    tu détesteras
    - you will hate (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on détestera
    - he, she, it, one will hate
    nous détesterons
    - we will hate
    vous détesterez
    - you will hate (formal or plural)
    ils, elles détesteront
    - they will hate

    Conditional Tense conjugations of détester, the French for hate
    conditionnel

    je détesterais
    - I would hate
    tu détesterais
    - you would hate (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on détesterait
    - he, she, it, one would hate
    nous détesterions
    - we would hate
    vous détesteriez
    - you would hate (formal or plural)
    ils, elles détesteraient
    - they would hate

    Present Subjunctive Tense conjugations of détester, the French for hate
    présent de subjonctif

    que je déteste
    - that I may hate
    que tu détestes
    - that you may hate(familiar or informal)
    qu’il, qu’elle, qu’on déteste
    - that he, she, it, one may hate
    que nous détestions
    - that we may hate
    que vous détestiez
    - that you may hate(formal or plural)
    qu’ils, qu’elles détestent
    - that they may hate

    The Four Compound Tenses of the French for verb détester - the verb ‘to hate’ in French

    Past Participle of détester is:
    détesté -hated.

    It's vital that you learn the past participle and the conjugations of avoir because these combinations form the 4 compound tenses which are listed below.
    • I have hated
    • you had hated
    • he will have hated
    • we would have hated

    Compound Past, Present Perfect or Past Indefinite Tense conjugations of détester - French for hate
    passé composé

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

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

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

    Future Perfect or Future Anterior Tense conjugations of détester, the French for hate
    futur antérieur

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

    Conditional Perfect Tense conjugations of détester, the French for hate
    conditionnel passé

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

    Imperative Tense conjugations of détester, the French for hate
    impératif

    déteste
    - hate!
    détestons
    - let’s hate!
    détestez
    - hate!

    Present Participle of détester

    détestant - hating

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