Retar conjugation

Conjugate retar - to defy

Present tense

Spanish FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Yo
reto I defy
Tu
retas you defy
Él/ell(a/o)/Usted
reta he/she/it defies
Nosotr(os/as)
retamos we defy
Vosotr(os/as)
retáis you all defy
Ell(os/as)
retan they defy

Past imperfect tense

Spanish FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Yo
retaba I used to defy
Tu
retabas you used to defy
Él/ell(a/o)/Usted
retaba he/she/it used to defy
Nosotr(os/as)
retábamos we used to defy
Vosotr(os/as)
retabais you all used to defy
Ell(os/as)
retaban they used to defy

Past preterite tense

Spanish FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Yo
reté I defied
Tu
retaste you defied
Él/ell(a/o)/Usted
retó he/she/it defied
Nosotr(os/as)
retamos we defied
Vosotr(os/as)
retasteis you all defied
Ell(os/as)
retaron they defied

Future tense

Spanish FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Yo
retaré I will defy
Tu
retarás you will defy
Él/ell(a/o)/Usted
retará he/she/it will defy
Nosotr(os/as)
retaremos we will defy
Vosotr(os/as)
retaréis you all will defy
Ell(os/as)
retarán they will defy

Conditional mood

Spanish FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Yo
retaría I would defy
Tu
retarías you would defy
Él/ell(a/o)/Usted
retaría he/she/it would defy
Nosotr(os/as)
retaríamos we would defy
Vosotr(os/as)
retaríais you all would defy
Ell(os/as)
retarían they would defy

Present perfect tense

Spanish FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Yo
he retado I have defied
Tu
has retado you have defied
Él/ell(a/o)/Usted
ha retado he/she/it has defied
Nosotr(os/as)
hemos retado we have defied
Vosotr(os/as)
habéis retado you all have defied
Ell(os/as)
han retado they have defied

Past perfect tense

Spanish FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Yo
había retado I had defied
Tu
habías retado you had defied
Él/ell(a/o)/Usted
había retado he/she/it had defied
Nosotr(os/as)
habíamos retado we had defied
Vosotr(os/as)
habíais retado you all had defied
Ell(os/as)
habían retado they had defied

Future perfect tense

Spanish FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Yo
habré retado I will have defied
Tu
habrás retado you will have defied
Él/ell(a/o)/Usted
habrá retado he/she/it will have defied
Nosotr(os/as)
habremos retado we will have defied
Vosotr(os/as)
habréis retado you all will have defied
Ell(os/as)
habrán retado they will have defied

Present subjunctive tense

Spanish FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Yo
rete (if/so that) I defy
Tu
retes (if/so that) you defy
Él/ell(a/o)/Usted
rete (if/so that) he/she/it defy
Nosotr(os/as)
retemos (if/so that) we defy
Vosotr(os/as)
retéis (if/so that) you all defy
Ell(os/as)
reten (if/so that) they defy

Present perfect subjunctive tense

Spanish FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Yo
haya retado I have defied
Tu
hayas retado you have defied
Él/ell(a/o)/Usted
haya retado he/she/it has defied
Nosotr(os/as)
hayamos retado we have defied
Vosotr(os/as)
hayáis retado you all have defied
Ell(os/as)
hayan retado they have defied

Past imperfect subjunctive tense

Spanish FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Yo
retara (if/so that) I have defied
Tu
retaras (if/so that) you have defied
Él/ell(a/o)/Usted
retara (if/so that) he/she/it have defied
Nosotr(os/as)
retáramos (if/so that) we have defied
Vosotr(os/as)
retarais (if/so that) you all have defied
Ell(os/as)
retaran (if/so that) they have defied

Past imperfect subjunctive (second) tense

Spanish FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Yo
retase (if/so that) I have defied
Tu
retases (if/so that) you have defied
Él/ell(a/o)/Usted
retase (if/so that) he/she/it have defied
Nosotr(os/as)
retásemos (if/so that) we have defied
Vosotr(os/as)
retaseis (if/so that) you all have defied
Ell(os/as)
retasen (if/so that) they have defied

Past perfect subjunctive tense

Spanish FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Yo
hubiera retado I had defied
Tu
hubieras retado you had defied
Él/ell(a/o)/Usted
hubiera retado he/she/it had defied
Nosotr(os/as)
hubiéramos retado we had defied
Vosotr(os/as)
hubierais retado you all had defied
Ell(os/as)
hubieran retado they had defied

Past perfect subjunctive (second) tense

Spanish FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Yo
hubiese retado I had defied
Tu
hubieses retado you had defied
Él/ell(a/o)/Usted
hubiese retado he/she/it had defied
Nosotr(os/as)
hubiésemos retado we had defied
Vosotr(os/as)
hubieseis retado you all had defied
Ell(os/as)
hubiesen retado they had defied

Future subjunctive tense

Spanish FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Yo
retare (if/so that) I will have defied
Tu
retares (if/so that) you will have defied
Él/ell(a/o)/Usted
retare (if/so that) he/she/it will have defied
Nosotr(os/as)
retáremos (if/so that) we will have defied
Vosotr(os/as)
retareis (if/so that) you all will have defied
Ell(os/as)
retaren (if/so that) they will have defied

Future perfect subjunctive tense

Spanish FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Yo
hubiere retado I will have defied
Tu
hubieres retado you will have defied
Él/ell(a/o)/Usted
hubiere retado he/she/it will have defied
Nosotr(os/as)
hubiéremos retado we will have defied
Vosotr(os/as)
hubiereis retado you all will have defied
Ell(os/as)
hubieren retado they will have defied

Imperative mood

Spanish FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Tu
reta defy!
Él/ell(a/o)/Usted
rete defy!
Nosotr(os/as)
retemos let's defy!
Vosotr(os/as)
retad defy!
Ell(os/as)
reten defy!

Imperative negative mood

Spanish FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Tu
no retes do not defy!
Él/ell(a/o)/Usted
no rete let him/her/it defy!
Nosotr(os/as)
no retemos let us not defy!
Vosotr(os/as)
no retéis do not defy!
Ell(os/as)
no reten do not defy!

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Usage information for retar

This verb can also have the following meanings: challenge, to scold, reprimand, scold

Examples of retar

Example in SpanishTranslation in EnglishFm.
No, tendrían que retar... a los extorsionadores que controlan esta ciudad.To help me, you would have to defy... the racketeers that control this town.
Sé que lo hice, y sí, tengo miedo de retar a mi padre.I know I did. And, yes, i'm scared to defy my father.
Una necesidad destructiva de retar la autoridad.A self-destructive need to defy authority.
-Te reto a duelo, vil cobarde.- I defy you, vile coward.
A Einstein le tomó diez años probar que E=mc2, y si me toma ese tiempo probar que la sonrisa es contagiosa, entonces acepto el reto, porque yo creo que hay algunas cosas que desafían a la lógica.It took Einstein ten years to prove E=mc2, and if it takes me that long to prove smiling is contagious, then I am up for the challenge, for I believe there are some things that defy logic.
Combina eso con el elemento de inteligencia, artificial o no, y te reto a que me digas la diferencia entre un organismo vivo y estas criaturas extraordinarias.Combine that with the element of intelligence, artificial or not, and I defy you to tell me the distinction between a living organism and these remarkable creatures.
Dios me puede acusar de muchas cosas, pero lo reto a que me diga que no lo he amado.God can accuse me of many things, but I defy him to say I haven't loved him.
"En Mónaco, Graff retó a los magnates petroleros."In Monaco, Graffdefied oil magnates.
El bebé Roberts retó a todas las probabilidades...'The Roberts' baby defied all odds...'
Y solo un loco retaría a Dios de nuevo después de lo que Él ha hecho.And only a madman would defy God again after what he's done.
Luego, al contar a 1 0... y sin dar algún salto que rete a la muerte... saldré del baúl sin ayuda alguna.And then at the count of 10, without the aid of any death-defying leap, I shall emerge from this trunk unassisted.
- No retes a tu padre.- Don't defy your father, Francis.
Los cabellos de Judith se están retando, están muy cargados con electrones.Judith's hairs are defying each other, they're highly charged with electrons.

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