Devoir – should, must, to be able to

French Verb Conjugations

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

 PresentImperfectFutureConditionalSubjunctiveImperfect subj.
jedoisdevaisdevraidevraisdoivedusse
tudoisdevaisdevrasdevraisdoivesdusses
ildoitdevaitdevradevraitdoived没t
nousdevonsdevionsdevronsdevrionsdevionsdussions
vousdevezdeviezdevrezdevriezdeviez dussiez
ilsdoiventdevaientdevrontdevraientdoiventdussent
       
 Pass茅 compos茅Past perfectFuture perfectPast conditionalPast subjunctivePluperfect subj.
j’ai d没avais d没aurai d没aurais d没aie d没eusse d没
tuas d没avais d没auras d没aurais d没aies d没eusses d没
ila d没avait d没aura d没aurait d没ait d没e没t d没
nousavons d没avions d没aurons d没aurions d没ayons d没eussions d没
vousavez d没aviez d没aurez d没auriez d没ayez d没eussiez d没
ilsont d没avaient d没auront d没auraient d没aient d没eussent d没
       
 Pass茅 simplePast anteriorImperativeParticiples 
je / j’duseus d没 (tu)dois Presentdevant
tuduseus d没 (nous)devons Pastd没
ilduteut d没 (vous)devez Perfectayant d没
nousd没mese没mes d没 Past imperative  
vousd没tese没tes d没 (tu)aie d没Past infinitive
ilsdurenteurent d没 (nous)ayons d没 avoir d没
    (vous)ayez d没  
Devoir - French verb
Tu dois le faire. – You have to do it.
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  Devoir is an irregular -ir verb.

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