The 500 most common Verbs in đŸ‡«đŸ‡· French

ĂȘtre

(verb)

to be

aller

(verb)

to go

faire

(verb)

to do

dire

(verb)

to say, to tell

pouvoir

(verb)

can, to be able to

vouloir

(verb)

to want, wish, desire

savoir

(verb)

to know

voir

(verb)

to see

venir

(verb)

to come

suivre

(verb)

to follow

parler

(verb)

to speak, talk

prendre

(verb)

to take

croire

(verb)

to believe

aimer

(verb)

to love

falloir

(verb)

to need, have to, to be necessary

passer

(verb)

to go past

penser

(verb)

to think, reflect, concentrate one's mind on something

attendre

(verb)

to wait for, to await

trouver

(verb)

to find, to retrieve something lost, turn up something hidden, or encounter something previously unknown to one

laisser

(verb)

to leave, to leave behind

arriver

(verb)

to arrive

donner

(verb)

to give, to transfer the possession/holding of something to someone else

regarder

(verb)

to look at

appeler

(verb)

to call

partir

(verb)

to share, to share out, to divide

mettre

(verb)

to put, to place

rester

(verb)

to stay

arrĂȘter

(verb)

to halt, to stop

connaĂźtre

(verb)

to know , to be familiar with

tuer

(verb)

to kill

mourir

(verb)

to die, to be dying

demander

(verb)

to ask

comprendre

(verb)

to understand, comprehend

sortir

(verb)

to exit, go out, come out

entendre

(verb)

to hear

voilĂ 

(verb)

there is

chercher

(verb)

to look for, to seek

aider

(verb)

to help, to aid

essayer

(verb)

to test, to try on

revenir

(verb)

to come back, to return

plaire

(verb)

to please, to appeal to

jouer

(verb)

to play

finir

(verb)

to finish, end, complete

perdre

(verb)

to lose

sentir

(verb)

to smell

rentrer

(verb)

to go back, to re-enter

vivre

(verb)

to live

rendre

(verb)

to give back, to return, to restore

tenir

(verb)

to have, to hold

oublier

(verb)

to forget

travailler

(verb)

to work

Ă©couter

(verb)

to listen

manger

(verb)

to eat

entrer

(verb)

to enter

commencer

(verb)

to begin, commence

payer

(verb)

to pay

tirer

(verb)

to draw, drag, pull

ouvrir

(verb)

to open

changer

(verb)

to exchange

tomber

(verb)

to fall

foutre

(verb)

to do, to fuck around with, to dick around, to fritter, to tinker

excuser

(verb)

to excuse

dormir

(verb)

to sleep

occuper

(verb)

to occupy, to take up

marcher

(verb)

to walk

envoyer

(verb)

to send

apprendre

(verb)

to learn

boire

(verb)

to drink

garder

(verb)

to keep, to retain, to store, to save

montrer

(verb)

to show

asseoir

(verb)

to sit down, to get seated

porter

(verb)

to carry

souvenir

(verb)

to remember

prier

(verb)

to pray

servir

(verb)

to serve

Ă©crire

(verb)

to write

espérer

(verb)

to hope

désoler

(verb)

to sadden, distress

retrouver

(verb)

to find , to rediscover

gagner

(verb)

to win

acheter

(verb)

to purchase, buy

rappeler

(verb)

to call again, to call back

lire

(verb)

to read

voici

(verb)

here is

monter

(verb)

to go up, to climb

quitter

(verb)

to discharge somebody from an obligation

emmener

(verb)

to take off, take away or out

continuer

(verb)

to continue

revoir

(verb)

to see again

importer

(verb)

to import

manquer

(verb)

to lack, to be lacking in

raconter

(verb)

to recount, to tell, to narrate

répondre

(verb)

to reply, to answer

sauver

(verb)

to save, rescue, to protect

retourner

(verb)

to turn over, turn upside-down, to turn

rencontrer

(verb)

to meet

voler

(verb)

to fly

fermer

(verb)

to shut

valoir

(verb)

to be worth

descendre

(verb)

to go down

suffire

(verb)

to be enough, to suffice

sembler

(verb)

to seem, to resemble

compter

(verb)

to count

marier

(verb)

to wed, to marry

poser

(verb)

to stop carrying, to put down

inquiéter

(verb)

to worry

bouger

(verb)

to move

apporter

(verb)

to bring

décider

(verb)

to decide

vendre

(verb)

to sell

tourner

(verb)

to turn

cacher

(verb)

to hide

expliquer

(verb)

to explain

battre

(verb)

to beat, to defeat

agir

(verb)

to act

imaginer

(verb)

to imagine

adorer

(verb)

to love, to adore

recevoir

(verb)

to receive

jeter

(verb)

to throw

pleurer

(verb)

to cry, to weep

amener

(verb)

to bring , take, fetch, give a lift, give a ride

promettre

(verb)

to promise

mentir

(verb)

to lie

utiliser

(verb)

to use, to utilize

coucher

(verb)

to lay, to lay down

préférer

(verb)

to prefer

offrir

(verb)

to offer, to provide

réveiller

(verb)

to awaken

préparer

(verb)

to prepare

permettre

(verb)

to permit, to allow

ramener

(verb)

to take back, bring back, restore

enlever

(verb)

to remove, take off, take away, clear

lĂącher

(verb)

to release, to loosen, to let go

choisir

(verb)

to choose

conduire

(verb)

to drive

calmer

(verb)

to calm, pacify, soothe

chanter

(verb)

to sing

disparaĂźtre

(verb)

to disappear

lever

(verb)

to raise, lift

présenter

(verb)

to present, to introduce

accepter

(verb)

to accept

casser

(verb)

to break

frapper

(verb)

to hit, to strike, to bash

ignorer

(verb)

to ignore

couper

(verb)

to cut, cut up, to chop, to sever

taire

(verb)

to quieten, to shut up, to silence

tromper

(verb)

to deceive, lead astray, mislead

ressembler

(verb)

to resemble

jurer

(verb)

to swear, to promise by oath

courir

(verb)

to run

remettre

(verb)

to put back, replace

refuser

(verb)

to refuse

terminer

(verb)

to end, to finish, to terminate

amuser

(verb)

to amuse, to entertain

intéresser

(verb)

to interest, to make interested

reconnaĂźtre

(verb)

to recognize

rire

(verb)

to laugh

pardonner

(verb)

to pardon, forgive

embrasser

(verb)

to hug, embrace

danser

(verb)

to dance

exister

(verb)

to exist

réussir

(verb)

to manage to do something

protéger

(verb)

to protect

prévenir

(verb)

to prevent, to avert, to guard against

habiter

(verb)

to live in, to occupy

déranger

(verb)

to bother, to disrupt

reprendre

(verb)

to take back, recover, regain

détruire

(verb)

to destroy

pousser

(verb)

to push

découvrir

(verb)

to discover

sauter

(verb)

to jump, leap

rĂȘver

(verb)

to dream

détester

(verb)

to thoroughly dislike, to hate, to detest

paraĂźtre

(verb)

to appear

empĂȘcher

(verb)

to stop, to prevent, to hinder

maintenir

(verb)

to maintain

supposer

(verb)

to suppose, to think, to reckon, to surmise

Ă©pouser

(verb)

to marry, to wed

approcher

(verb)

to approach, to come close to, to move towards

craindre

(verb)

to fear

crier

(verb)

to cry out

inviter

(verb)

to invite

réfléchir

(verb)

to ponder, to reflect

arranger

(verb)

to arrange

naĂźtre

(verb)

to be born

souffrir

(verb)

to suffer

remercier

(verb)

to thank

attraper

(verb)

to trap

dĂ©pĂȘcher

(verb)

to send, dispatch

abandonner

(verb)

to give up

vérifier

(verb)

to verify

brûler

(verb)

to burn

assurer

(verb)

to assure, to ensure, to make sure

traiter

(verb)

to treat

blesser

(verb)

to wound, to injure

dégager

(verb)

to free

filer

(verb)

to spin

risquer

(verb)

to risk, to put at risk

mener

(verb)

to lead, to take

attaquer

(verb)

to attack

fumer

(verb)

to smoke

répéter

(verb)

to repeat

signer

(verb)

to sign

ficher

(verb)

to plug in, to drive something in by its point, as with a nail or a stake

mériter

(verb)

to deserve, merit

rejoindre

(verb)

to join, to join up

discuter

(verb)

to argue, to debate

avancer

(verb)

to advance, to go forward

reposer

(verb)

to put down, to place

Ă©chapper

(verb)

to escape , evade

charger

(verb)

to load

obliger

(verb)

to oblige, to require, to compel, to force someone )

accompagner

(verb)

to accompany, to escort

oser

(verb)

to dare

regretter

(verb)

to regret

prouver

(verb)

to prove

dĂźner

(verb)

to dine

couvrir

(verb)

to cover up, to cover

obtenir

(verb)

to get, to obtain

Ă©viter

(verb)

to avoid

plaisanter

(verb)

to joke

virer

(verb)

to bear, veer

supporter

(verb)

to support

régler

(verb)

to sort out, to settle

souhaiter

(verb)

to wish , to hope

créer

(verb)

to create

surveiller

(verb)

to monitor, to survey, to watch

recommencer

(verb)

to restart, start over, start again

coûter

(verb)

to cost

parier

(verb)

to bet

appartenir

(verb)

to belong

remarquer

(verb)

to observe

rater

(verb)

to miss

retirer

(verb)

to take off, to remove

tenter

(verb)

to attempt

partager

(verb)

to share

ressentir

(verb)

to feel

défendre

(verb)

to defend

fatiguer

(verb)

to tire

prévoir

(verb)

to anticipate, foresee, expect

douter

(verb)

to doubt

apprécier

(verb)

to appreciate

fuir

(verb)

to escape

bosser

(verb)

to work

respirer

(verb)

to breathe

récupérer

(verb)

to get back, to recover, to recuperate

libérer

(verb)

to liberate, to set free, to release from captivity

lancer

(verb)

to throw

durer

(verb)

to last

laver

(verb)

to wash

sonner

(verb)

to sound

deviner

(verb)

to guess, to work out, figure out

ravir

(verb)

to ravish

traverser

(verb)

to cross, to go across

retenir

(verb)

to retain, hold

remonter

(verb)

to go back up, to come back up, to climb again, to reclimb

réaliser

(verb)

to direct

moquer

(verb)

to mock

Ă©tudier

(verb)

to study

installer

(verb)

to install

proposer

(verb)

to propose, suggest

emporter

(verb)

to take

engager

(verb)

to pledge, commit

cesser

(verb)

to cease, to stop

signifier

(verb)

to signify, mean

réparer

(verb)

to repair, fix, mend

construire

(verb)

to build

chier

(verb)

to shit, defecate

profiter

(verb)

to take advantage of, make the most of, enjoy

pleuvoir

(verb)

to rain

séparer

(verb)

to separate

désirer

(verb)

to desire, want

traĂźner

(verb)

to pull, drag

respecter

(verb)

to respect

enfuir

(verb)

to escape

diriger

(verb)

to run, to direct

crever

(verb)

to pop, burst

poursuivre

(verb)

to pursue, to chase

forcer

(verb)

to force

grandir

(verb)

to grow, get bigger

interdire

(verb)

to forbid, ban, prohibit

baisser

(verb)

to lower

enterrer

(verb)

to bury

causer

(verb)

to cause

survivre

(verb)

to survive

commander

(verb)

to order

ennuyer

(verb)

to afflict with boredom, to bore

prĂȘter

(verb)

to lend

nettoyer

(verb)

to clean

atteindre

(verb)

to attain

rouler

(verb)

to roll

débarrasser

(verb)

to clear

avouer

(verb)

to avow

plaindre

(verb)

to pity

remplir

(verb)

to fill, to fill up

contrĂŽler

(verb)

to check or examine

taper

(verb)

to slap, knock, beat

téléphoner

(verb)

to call, to ring, to telephone

dépendre

(verb)

to depend

parfaire

(verb)

to finish, to complete

renvoyer

(verb)

to resend, retransmit, to send again

repartir

(verb)

to leave again, to go back

enfermer

(verb)

to lock up, lock in, lock away

habiller

(verb)

to dress

refaire

(verb)

to redo, to do over, to do again

gĂȘner

(verb)

to hinder, hamper, bother

Ă©teindre

(verb)

to turn off

rapporter

(verb)

to bring back

coincer

(verb)

to wedge, to jam, to catch

surprendre

(verb)

to surprise

convaincre

(verb)

to convince

livrer

(verb)

to deliver

juger

(verb)

to judge, to try

haĂŻr

(verb)

to hate

officier

(verb)

to officiate

briser

(verb)

to break, snap

chasser

(verb)

to hunt

attirer

(verb)

to attract

allumer

(verb)

to light, to set alight

Ă©craser

(verb)

to squash

arracher

(verb)

to uproot, pull up, tear out

inventer

(verb)

to invent

mĂȘler

(verb)

to mix

Ă©nerver

(verb)

to vex, to get on one's nerves

exploser

(verb)

to explode

supplier

(verb)

to implore, to beseech, to beg

Ă©tonner

(verb)

to surprise

déposer

(verb)

to put down , lay down

placer

(verb)

to place

remplacer

(verb)

to replace

accuser

(verb)

to accuse

nourrir

(verb)

to feed , nourish

presser

(verb)

to urge

accorder

(verb)

to grant

emmerder

(verb)

to bug, bother, irritate "the shit out of" someone

reculer

(verb)

to move back, to put back

Ă©lever

(verb)

to raise

accrocher

(verb)

to hook, hook up

déjeuner

(verb)

to lunch, to eat lunch, to have lunch

coller

(verb)

to stick , to glue

serrer

(verb)

to tighten

entraĂźner

(verb)

to coach, to train

piquer

(verb)

to prick, to sting

admettre

(verb)

to admit, to accept, to recognize

produire

(verb)

to produce, to yield

menacer

(verb)

to threaten, to jeopardise

gĂącher

(verb)

to ruin, spoil, mar, wreck, waste

concerner

(verb)

to concern

représenter

(verb)

to represent

bénir

(verb)

to bless

endormir

(verb)

to put to sleep

louer

(verb)

to rent

soigner

(verb)

to treat, to nurse

organiser

(verb)

to organise, to plan an event

ranger

(verb)

to order, to arrange

couler

(verb)

to sink

rigoler

(verb)

to laugh, especially laugh out loud

commettre

(verb)

to commit

trahir

(verb)

to betray

débrouiller

(verb)

to disentangle

fĂącher

(verb)

to annoy, to vex

attacher

(verb)

to affix, bind, tie something to something else, especially with rope

joindre

(verb)

to join

voyager

(verb)

to travel, to voyage

nommer

(verb)

to nominate

rechercher

(verb)

to search for, seek, to look for

obéir

(verb)

to obey

saluer

(verb)

to greet

mordre

(verb)

to bite

guérir

(verb)

to cure, to heal

détendre

(verb)

to relax

interroger

(verb)

to question, interrogate