The 750 most common Verbs in 🇷🇺 Russian

быть

(verb)

to be

мочь

(verb)

can, be able to

сказать

(verb)

to say, to tell

говорить

(verb)

to speak, to talk

знать

(verb)

to know: to be familiar with or accustomed to a person, place, or thing

стать

(verb)

to stand in a certain location or near someone or something

хотеть

(verb)

to want, to desire

иметь

(verb)

to have, to possess

сделать

(verb)

to make, to do

идти

(verb)

to go

делать

(verb)

to make, to do

видеть

(verb)

to see

думать

(verb)

to think

работать

(verb)

to work

жить

(verb)

to live

являться

(verb)

to report , to appear

смотреть

(verb)

to look, to gaze

получить

(verb)

to receive, to get

дать

(verb)

to give

понять

(verb)

to understand, to comprehend, to see

понимать

(verb)

to understand, to comprehend, to see

начать

(verb)

to begin, to start, to commence

найти

(verb)

to find

считать

(verb)

to calculate

взять

(verb)

to take

пойти

(verb)

to go

оказаться

(verb)

to turn out, to be found, to prove

прийти

(verb)

to come , to arrive

любить

(verb)

to love, to like, to be fond of, to grow fond of )

остаться

(verb)

to remain, to stay

писать

(verb)

to write

сидеть

(verb)

to sit

находиться

(verb)

to be found, to turn up

увидеть

(verb)

to see, to catch sight of, to notice

казаться

(verb)

to seem, to appear, to look

стоять

(verb)

to stand

решить

(verb)

to solve, to settle

стоить

(verb)

to cost

давать

(verb)

to give

ответить

(verb)

to answer, to reply

выйти

(verb)

to exit, to go out

спросить

(verb)

to ask, to inquire + person in genitive case)

принять

(verb)

to take

написать

(verb)

to write

пройти

(verb)

to pass, to go, to walk

смочь

(verb)

to be able, to manage

начинать

(verb)

to begin, to start

следовать

(verb)

to follow

использовать

(verb)

to use, to apply

становиться

(verb)

to stand, to take a stand

ждать

(verb)

to wait for

читать

(verb)

to read

существовать

(verb)

to exist, to be, to live

пытаться

(verb)

to attempt, to try

посмотреть

(verb)

to look

оставаться

(verb)

to remain, to stay

вернуться

(verb)

to return, to come back

происходить

(verb)

to take place, to happen, to occur

вести

(verb)

to lead, to preside over, to chair

помнить

(verb)

to remember, to recollect, to think of, to keep in mind

называть

(verb)

to call, to name

появиться

(verb)

to appear, to show up, to emerge

хотеться

(verb)

to want, to desire

прийтись

(verb)

to suit, to fit + dative, someone)

узнать

(verb)

to recognize

играть

(verb)

to play

заниматься

(verb)

to study, to learn

лежать

(verb)

to lie

помочь

(verb)

to help

бывать

(verb)

to be

заметить

(verb)

to notice, to remark, to note, to observe

чувствовать

(verb)

to feel

создать

(verb)

to create

продолжать

(verb)

to continue, to proceed , to go on

подумать

(verb)

to think , to have a think, to consider, to reflect, to ponder

уйти

(verb)

to leave, to depart, to go

представлять

(verb)

to present, to offer

слышать

(verb)

to hear

ходить

(verb)

to go, to walk

показать

(verb)

to show

отвечать

(verb)

to answer, to reply

просить

(verb)

to ask for, to request, to pray, to beg

поставить

(verb)

to put, to place, to set, to stand, to station

открыть

(verb)

to open

представить

(verb)

to present, to offer

рассказать

(verb)

to tell

выходить

(verb)

to go out, to come out, to walk out

оставить

(verb)

to leave, to leave alone

получать

(verb)

to receive, to get, to obtain, to accept

бояться

(verb)

to fear, to be afraid

привести

(verb)

to bring

искать

(verb)

to look for, to search

принимать

(verb)

to take

приходить

(verb)

to come , to arrive

спать

(verb)

to sleep

брать

(verb)

to take

произойти

(verb)

to take place, to happen, to occur

провести

(verb)

to lead, to conduct, to guide, to steer, to take

проходить

(verb)

to pass, to go, to walk

купить

(verb)

to buy, to purchase

позволять

(verb)

to allow, to permit

забыть

(verb)

to forget

связать

(verb)

to tie, to bind

требовать

(verb)

to demand, to request

слушать

(verb)

to listen, to listen to

относиться

(verb)

to treat + dative case)

собираться

(verb)

to gather

верить

(verb)

to believe, to trust

назвать

(verb)

to call, to name

удаться

(verb)

to turn out well, to be a success

попасть

(verb)

to hit

рассказывать

(verb)

to tell

уходить

(verb)

to leave, to depart, to go

спрашивать

(verb)

to ask, to inquire + person in genitive case)

ехать

(verb)

to go , to ride, to drive

нравиться

(verb)

to like

приходиться

(verb)

to suit, to fit + dative, someone)

войти

(verb)

to enter, to go in , to get in

предложить

(verb)

to offer, to profer

начаться

(verb)

to begin, to start, to set in, to break out

держать

(verb)

to hold, to keep, to support

приехать

(verb)

to arrive, to come

касаться

(verb)

to touch

проводить

(verb)

to spend , to pass

успеть

(verb)

to have time, to find time

вспомнить

(verb)

to remember, to recall, to recollect

стараться

(verb)

to try, to attempt

пить

(verb)

to drink

подойти

(verb)

to approach, to come to, to walk to, to draw near

показывать

(verb)

to show

позволить

(verb)

to allow, to permit

предлагать

(verb)

to offer, to proffer

составлять

(verb)

to constitute, to make up, to form

надеяться

(verb)

to hope

действовать

(verb)

to do an action or activity

случиться

(verb)

to happen, to occur, to come about + instrumental, with)

умереть

(verb)

to die of natural causes

состоять

(verb)

to consist

входить

(verb)

to enter, to go in , to get in

уметь

(verb)

to be able to, can

желать

(verb)

to wish, to desire

убить

(verb)

to kill

помогать

(verb)

to help

услышать

(verb)

to hear

пользоваться

(verb)

to use, to utilize

установить

(verb)

to install, to place, to mount

вызвать

(verb)

to call, to send for

объяснить

(verb)

to explain

сообщить

(verb)

to communicate, to report, to let know

поднять

(verb)

to raise, to elevate, to increase

встать

(verb)

to stand up, to get up, to rise

выглядеть

(verb)

to look, to appear, to seem

иметься

(verb)

to be, to be present, to be available, to there is / there are

возникать

(verb)

to arise, to appear, to emerge, to originate, to spring up

оказываться

(verb)

to turn out, to be found, to prove

отметить

(verb)

to mark

добавить

(verb)

to add

учиться

(verb)

reflexive of учи́ть , to learn

потерять

(verb)

to lose, to waste

бросить

(verb)

to throw

служить

(verb)

to serve someone or something

получиться

(verb)

to come in, to arrive

вызывать

(verb)

to call, to send for

ожидать

(verb)

to expect, to anticipate

обнаружить

(verb)

to disclose, to show, to reveal, to display

сесть

(verb)

to sit down

остановиться

(verb)

to stop

означать

(verb)

to mean, to signify

глядеть

(verb)

to look

появляться

(verb)

to appear, to show up, to emerge

ставить

(verb)

to put, to place, to set, to stand, to station

поехать

(verb)

to go

принести

(verb)

to bring , to fetch to transport toward somebody/somewhere)

называться

(verb)

to identify oneself, to give one’s name

выбрать

(verb)

to choose, to select, to pick out

согласиться

(verb)

to agree , to consent, to assent

подходить

(verb)

to fit

бежать

(verb)

to run, to be running

возвращаться

(verb)

to return, to come back

возникнуть

(verb)

to arise, to appear, to emerge, to originate, to spring up

снять

(verb)

to take off, to take away, to take down

зависеть

(verb)

to depend , to rely

положить

(verb)

to put, to lay, to lay down, to deposit

показаться

(verb)

to appear, to come into view, to come in sight

определить

(verb)

to determine

создавать

(verb)

to create

получаться

(verb)

to come out, to arrive

попросить

(verb)

to ask for, to request

хватать

(verb)

to grasp, to grab, to seize, to snap, to snatch, to catch, to catch hold of

отдать

(verb)

to give back, to return

расти

(verb)

to grow, to increase

звать

(verb)

to call

занять

(verb)

to borrow

обратиться

(verb)

to turn

встречаться

(verb)

to meet, to encounter, to come across + instrumental case)

есть

(verb)

to eat

почувствовать

(verb)

to feel

обладать

(verb)

to possess, to have, to own

начинаться

(verb)

to begin, to start, to set in, to break out

значить

(verb)

to mean, to signify

попробовать

(verb)

to test, to attempt, to try

считаться

(verb)

to settle accounts , to consider, to take into consideration, to reckon

принадлежать

(verb)

to belong

подняться

(verb)

to rise, to go up, to get up

заставить

(verb)

to compel, to force, to make

платить

(verb)

to pay

приводить

(verb)

to bring

закрыть

(verb)

to cover, to hide

построить

(verb)

to build

направить

(verb)

to direct

составить

(verb)

to constitute, to make up, to form

отличаться

(verb)

to differ

нести

(verb)

to bear, to bring, to carry

кричать

(verb)

to cry, to shout, to scream, to yell

встретить

(verb)

to meet, to encounter, to come across

наблюдать

(verb)

to watch, to observe

отказаться

(verb)

to abandon

обращаться

(verb)

to turn to, to turn into

судить

(verb)

to judge, to try, to adjudicate

носить

(verb)

to carry, to bear

выступать

(verb)

to project, to protrude, to jut, to jut out, to come out, to stand out

отправить

(verb)

to send, to dispatch, to forward

занимать

(verb)

to borrow

стремиться

(verb)

to aspire, to strive, to aim, to long, to crave

решать

(verb)

to solve, to settle

упасть

(verb)

to fall, to drop

поддерживать

(verb)

to support, to back, to second, to uphold

напоминать

(verb)

to remind, to dun

передать

(verb)

to hand over, to deliver, to give

утверждать

(verb)

to assert, to argue, to allege, to state

позвонить

(verb)

to ring + accusative, a bell, someone's house, etc.)

двигаться

(verb)

to move

попытаться

(verb)

to attempt, to try

изменить

(verb)

to change, to alter, to modify, to edit

петь

(verb)

to sing

находить

(verb)

to find

собрать

(verb)

to gather, to collect

рассматривать

(verb)

to look at, to peruse, to examine

понравиться

(verb)

to like

указать

(verb)

to show, to indicate

участвовать

(verb)

to take part, to participate, to collaborate

родиться

(verb)

to be born

вспоминать

(verb)

to recall, to remember, to recollect, to reminisce

выполнять

(verb)

to carry out, to implement, to accomplish, to fulfill, to execute, to perform

использоваться

(verb)

passive of испо́льзовать : to be in use, to be used

закончить

(verb)

to finish, to end

поверить

(verb)

to entrust, to confide, to trust

обратить

(verb)

to turn, to direct

бить

(verb)

to beat

перестать

(verb)

to stop, to cease, to quit

звонить

(verb)

to ring

молчать

(verb)

to keep silent, to be silent

выпить

(verb)

to drink, to drink up

прочитать

(verb)

to read, to read through

отправиться

(verb)

to depart, to set off

падать

(verb)

to fall, to drop, to sink, to decline

хватить

(verb)

to snatch and devour

покупать

(verb)

to buy, to purchase

обещать

(verb)

to promise, to pledge

исчезнуть

(verb)

to disappear, to vanish

простить

(verb)

to excuse, to forgive, to pardon

смеяться

(verb)

to laugh

соответствовать

(verb)

to correspond, to conform, to agree, to comply, to be in line

выполнить

(verb)

to carry out, to implement, to accomplish, to fulfill, to execute, to perform

собраться

(verb)

to gather, to assemble mutually reflexive

состояться

(verb)

to take place, to come about

мешать

(verb)

to stir

перейти

(verb)

to cross, to get over, to get across

открывать

(verb)

to open

послать

(verb)

to send, to dispatch

признать

(verb)

to recognize

определять

(verb)

to determine

уехать

(verb)

to go away, to drive off, to leave, to depart

измениться

(verb)

to change

улыбнуться

(verb)

to smile

испытывать

(verb)

to try, to test, to assay

полагать

(verb)

to define

снимать

(verb)

to take off, to take away, to take down

объявить

(verb)

to declare, to tell, to advertise, to express

обеспечить

(verb)

to provide, to supply

содержать

(verb)

to contain, to hold

учить

(verb)

to teach, to instruct

улыбаться

(verb)

to smile

оставлять

(verb)

to leave, to leave alone

погибнуть

(verb)

to perish, to die of unnatural causes, to be killed

здравствовать

(verb)

to be well, to prosper, to thrive

посвятить

(verb)

to devote, to dedicate

звучать

(verb)

to sound

поговорить

(verb)

to have a conversation, to talk

разговаривать

(verb)

to speak, to talk, to converse

требоваться

(verb)

to need, to require

плакать

(verb)

to cry, to weep

придумать

(verb)

to make up, to think out, to devise, to contrive, to invent

заходить

(verb)

to go , to come in , to call, to drop in

объяснять

(verb)

to explain, to illustrate, to clarify, to illuminate

поступить

(verb)

to act, to behave, to do things

выбирать

(verb)

to choose, to select, to pick out

достигнуть

(verb)

to reach, to arrive at

сохранить

(verb)

to save

встретиться

(verb)

to meet

предполагать

(verb)

to assume, to suppose

устроить

(verb)

to arrange, to organize, to establish

строить

(verb)

to build, to construct

организовать

(verb)

to organise, to arrange

лететь

(verb)

to fly, to be flying

расположить

(verb)

to place, to dispose, to arrange, to set

совершить

(verb)

to accomplish, to perform, to commit, to perpetrate, to make

проверить

(verb)

to examine, to check, to control, to verify, to test, to audit

достать

(verb)

to reach, to touch

суметь

(verb)

to be able, to manage, to succeed

добиться

(verb)

to achieve, to attain, to get, to reach

опубликовать

(verb)

to publish, to issue

говориться

(verb)

садиться

(verb)

to sit down, to sit up

включать

(verb)

to switch on, to power up, to enable

захотеть

(verb)

to begin to want, to begin to desire

включить

(verb)

to switch on, to power up, to enable

взглянуть

(verb)

to glance at, to look at

заключаться

(verb)

to conclude , to end

описать

(verb)

to describe, to depict, to portray

менять

(verb)

to swap, to barter

присутствовать

(verb)

to be present

научиться

(verb)

to learn

забывать

(verb)

to forget

замечать

(verb)

to notice, to remark, to note, to observe

ездить

(verb)

to go , to ride, to drive

терять

(verb)

to lose, to waste

следить

(verb)

to watch, to follow, to spy

вырасти

(verb)

to grow, to increase

приносить

(verb)

to bring , to fetch

держаться

(verb)

to hold on

спасти

(verb)

to save, to rescue

готовить

(verb)

to prepare, to make ready

продать

(verb)

to sell

производить

(verb)

to make, to carry out, to execute, to effect

переходить

(verb)

to cross, to get over, to get across

обеспечивать

(verb)

to provide, to supply

заставлять

(verb)

to compel, to force, to make

подниматься

(verb)

to rise, to go up, to get up

дойти

(verb)

to go to, to come to, to arrive at, to reach

поступать

(verb)

to act, to behave, to do things

продолжаться

(verb)

to last, to continue/be continued, to go on, to endure, to lengthen

приобрести

(verb)

to purchase, to gain

допустить

(verb)

to admit

привыкнуть

(verb)

to get used to, to get accustomed to

подать

(verb)

to give, to proffer, to pass

бороться

(verb)

to fight, to wrestle, to struggle, to strive

гореть

(verb)

to burn

встречать

(verb)

to meet, to encounter, to come across

пригласить

(verb)

to invite

ввести

(verb)

to introduce

повторять

(verb)

to repeat, to reiterate

сообщать

(verb)

to communicate, to inform, to report, to tell, to say, to let know

указывать

(verb)

to show, to indicate

развиваться

(verb)

to develop

назначить

(verb)

to appoint, to designate, to nominate

исходить

(verb)

to issue , to come , to originate , to emanate

учитывать

(verb)

to take into account, to take into consideration, to appreciate

доказать

(verb)

to prove, to demonstrate

явиться

(verb)

to report , to appear

сложиться

(verb)

to chip in, to club together , to pool , to pool one's money / resources

познакомиться

(verb)

to meet, to make the acquaintance, to make somebody’s acquaintance, to get acquainted

меняться

(verb)

to change

оценить

(verb)

to appraise, to price

произвести

(verb)

to make, to carry out, to execute, to effect

готовиться

(verb)

to get ready, to prepare oneself

продавать

(verb)

to sell

собирать

(verb)

to gather, to collect, to harvest

закончиться

(verb)

to finish, to end, to be over

основать

(verb)

to found, to establish

рассмотреть

(verb)

to look at, to peruse, to examine

вставать

(verb)

to stand up, to get up, to rise

извинить

(verb)

to excuse, to pardon, to forgive + accusative)

вернуть

(verb)