The French for relax is the verb décontracter

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    French for relax is the regular ER verb décontracter, viewed thoroughly here in the main French tenses, past, present, future, conditional and subjunctives.

     

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    The 6 Simple Tenses of the conjugated verb décontracter - French for relax

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    Here you’ll learn the conjugations of décontracter, which is French for relax.
    • I relax.
    • you relaxed.
    • he will relax.
    • we would relax.
    • they may relax.

    The Verb Tables of Conjugation now presented below for décontracter, allow you to practice your French verbs both by PRONOUN (vertically) - that is I, you, we, he, she, they etc, AND ALSO by TENSE (horizontally). Learn them both ways. Most verb tables only teach by tense, so that for example, you cannot actually learn the words for I from one tense to the other EXCEPT through learning each table by tense. In other words - a student is usually taught - I go, you go, he goes, we go, they go … BUT NOT I go, I went, I will go, I would go, I may go, I have gone etc, etc. These table allow this.
  • VERB CONJUGATION TABLE décontracter
    Simple Tenses décontracter
    TENSE
    je/j’
    tu
    il
    nous
    vous
    ils
    Present
    Présent

    relax
    décontracte décontractes décontracte décontractons décontractez décontractent
    Past Imperfect
    Imparfait
    relaxed
    décontractais décontractais décontractait décontractions décontractiez décontractaient
    Simple Past
    Passé Simple

    relaxed
    décontractai décontractas décontracta décontractâmes décontractâtes décontractèrent
    Future
    Futur

    will relax
    décontracterai décontracteras décontractera décontracterons décontracterez décontracteront
    Conditional
    Conditionnel

    would relax
    décontracterais décontracterais décontracterait décontracterions décontracteriez décontracteraient
    Subjunctive
    Subjonctif

    may relax
    décontracte décontractes décontracte décontractions décontractiez décontractent
    Compound Tenses décontracter
    Present Perfect
    Passé Composé

    have relaxed
    ai décontracté as décontracté a décontracté avons décontracté avez décontracté ont décontracté
    Past Perfect
    Plus-que-Parfait

    had relaxed
    avais décontracté avais décontracté avait décontracté avions décontracté aviez décontracté avaient décontracté
    Future Perfect
    Futur Antérieur

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

    would have relaxed
    aurais décontracté aurais décontracté aurait décontracté aurions décontracté auriez décontracté auraient décontracté
    Imperative
    Imperatif

    relax!
    décontracte décontractons décontractez

    Present Indicative Tense conjugations of décontracter the French for relax
    présent de l’indicatif

    je décontracte
    - I relax
    tu décontractes
    - you relax - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on décontracte
    - he, she, it, one relaxes
    nous décontractons
    - we relax
    vous décontractez
    - you relax (formal or plural)
    ils, elles décontractent
    - they relax

    Imperfect Indicative Tense conjugations of décontracter, the French for relax
    imparfait de l’indicatif

    je décontractais
    - I relaxed
    - I was relaxing
    tu décontractais
    - you relaxed- (familiar or informal)
    - you were relaxing
    il, elle, on décontractait
    - he, she, it, one relaxed
    - he, she, it, one was relaxing
    nous décontractions
    - we relaxed
    - we were relaxing
    vous décontractiez
    - you relaxed- (formal or plural)
    - you were relaxing
    ils, elles décontractaient
    - they relaxed
    - they were relaxing

    Simple Past or Past Definite Tense conjugations of décontracter, the French for relax
    passé simple

    je décontractai
    - I relaxed
    tu décontractas
    - you relaxed- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on décontracta
    - he, she, it, one relaxed
    nous décontractâmes
    - we relaxed
    vous décontractâtes
    - you relaxed- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles décontractèrent
    they relaxed
    (The passé simple tense is mainly used in literature and books, and is rarely used in spoken French language).

    Future Tense conjugations of décontracter, the French for relax
    futur

    je décontracterai
    - I will relax
    tu décontracteras
    - you will relax (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on décontractera
    - he, she, it, one will relax
    nous décontracterons
    - we will relax
    vous décontracterez
    - you will relax (formal or plural)
    ils, elles décontracteront
    - they will relax

    Conditional Tense conjugations of décontracter, the French for relax
    conditionnel

    je décontracterais
    - I would relax
    tu décontracterais
    - you would relax (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on décontracterait
    - he, she, it, one would relax
    nous décontracterions
    - we would relax
    vous décontracteriez
    - you would relax (formal or plural)
    ils, elles décontracteraient
    - they would relax

    Present Subjunctive Tense conjugations of décontracter, the French for relax
    présent de subjonctif

    que je décontracte
    - that I may relax
    que tu décontractes
    - that you may relax(familiar or informal)
    qu’il, qu’elle, qu’on décontracte
    - that he, she, it, one may relax
    que nous décontractions
    - that we may relax
    que vous décontractiez
    - that you may relax(formal or plural)
    qu’ils, qu’elles décontractent
    - that they may relax

    The Four Compound Tenses of the French for verb décontracter - the verb ‘to relax’ in French

    Past Participle of décontracter is:
    décontracté -relaxed.

    The past participle is very important as it forms the various compound tenses, four of which are used in modern French conversation and writing. Check out the tenses in the tables below.
    • I have relaxed
    • you had relaxed
    • he will have relaxed
    • we would have relaxed

    Compound Past, Present Perfect or Past Indefinite Tense conjugations of décontracter - French for relax
    passé composé

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

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

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

    Future Perfect or Future Anterior Tense conjugations of décontracter, the French for relax
    futur antérieur

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

    Conditional Perfect Tense conjugations of décontracter, the French for relax
    conditionnel passé

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

    Imperative Tense conjugations of décontracter, the French for relax
    impératif

    décontracte
    - relax!
    décontractons
    - let’s relax!
    décontractez
    - relax!

    Present Participle of décontracter

    décontractant - relaxing

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