Croire (to believe) – Verb Tables

French Verb Conjugations

Croire is one of the most important French verbs – here’s how to conjugate it into every tense and mood.

  Present Imperfect Future Conditional Subjunctive Imperfect subj.
je crois croyais croirai croirais croie crusse
tu crois croyais croiras croirais croies crusses
il croit croyait croira croirait croie crût
nous croyons croyions croirons croirions croyions crussions
vous croyez croyiez croirez croiriez croyiez crussiez
ils croient croyaient croiront croiraient croient crussent
  Passé composé Past perfect Future perfect Past conditional Past subjunctive Pluperfect subj.
j’ ai cru avais cru aurai cru aurais cru aie cru eusse cru
tu as cru avais cru auras cru aurais cru aies cru eusses cru
il a cru avait cru aura cru aurait cru ait cru eût cru
nous avons cru avions cru aurons cru aurions cru ayons cru eussions cru
vous avez cru aviez cru aurez cru auriez cru ayez cru eussiez cru
ils ont cru avaient cru auront cru auraient cru aient cru eussent cru
  Passé simple Past anterior Imperative Participles  
je / j’ crus eus cru   (tu) crois   Present croyant
tu crus eus cru   (nous) croyons   Past cru
il crut eut cru   (vous) croyez   Perfect ayant cru
nous crûmes eûmes cru   Past imperative    
vous crûtes eûtes cru   (tu) aie cru Past infinitive
ils crurent eurent cru   (nous) ayons cru   avoir cru
        (vous) ayez cru    

  Croire is an irregular -re verb.

Croire - French verb
Elle n’y croit pas. – She doesn’t believe in them.
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