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.

  Present Imperfect Future Conditional Subjunctive Imperfect subj.
je dois devais devrai devrais doive dusse
tu dois devais devras devrais doives dusses
il doit devait devra devrait doive d没t
nous devons devions devrons devrions devions dussions
vous devez deviez devrez devriez deviez dussiez
ils doivent devaient devront devraient doivent dussent
  Pass茅 compos茅 Past perfect Future perfect Past conditional Past subjunctive Pluperfect subj.
j’ ai d没 avais d没 aurai d没 aurais d没 aie d没 eusse d没
tu as d没 avais d没 auras d没 aurais d没 aies d没 eusses d没
il a d没 avait d没 aura d没 aurait d没 ait d没 e没t d没
nous avons d没 avions d没 aurons d没 aurions d没 ayons d没 eussions d没
vous avez d没 aviez d没 aurez d没 auriez d没 ayez d没 eussiez d没
ils ont d没 avaient d没 auront d没 auraient d没 aient d没 eussent d没
  Pass茅 simple Past anterior Imperative Participles  
je / j’ dus eus d没   (tu) dois   Present devant
tu dus eus d没   (nous) devons   Past d没
il dut eut d没   (vous) devez   Perfect ayant d没
nous d没mes e没mes d没   Past imperative    
vous d没tes e没tes d没   (tu) aie d没 Past infinitive
ils durent eurent 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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 Quiz: Devoir conjugations

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