Verb Defenitions

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prendre

to take

apprendre (à..à)

to learn/to teach

comprendre

to understand

surprendre

to surprise

dire

to say/tell

interdire (à...de)

to forbid

lire

to read

écrire

to read

ouvrir

to open

couvrir

to cover

découvrir

to uncover/discover

offrir

to offer

souffrir (de)

to suffer (from)

dormir

to sleep

sortir (de)

to go out (from) / exit

partir (de)

to leave (from)

servir

to serve

se servir de

to use

sentir

to feel an object/ to smell

se sentir

to feel (sick, bad, well, etc)

mentir

to lie

s'endormir

to fall asleep

mourir

to die

courir

to run

cueillir

to pick/ gather (flowers, fruits, etc)

accueilir

to welcome

fuir

to flee

être

to be

être à

to belong to

avoir

to have

faire

to do or make

défaire

to undo

refaire

to redu

aller

to go

aller ( + infinitif)

to go to do something

mettre

to put/place/put on/ turn on

permettre (à...de)

to allow/permit

promettre (à...de)

to promise

remettre

to put/place again

omettre

to omit

battre

to beat

s'asseoir

to sit

boire

to drink

conduire

to drive

se conduire

to behave/conduct oneself

construire

to construct/build

détruire

to destroy

séduire

to seduce/appeal to

traduire

to translate

connaître ( + od)

to know (be acquainted with) a person/place

reconnaître

to recognize

paraître

to seem/appear

apparaître

to appear physically

disapparaître

to disappear

craindre

to fear

plaindre (+ od)

to pity

se plaindre de

to complain about someone/something

peindre

to paint

éteindre

to turn off

feindre

to feign

étreindre

to hug

s'étreindre

to hug each other

croire

to believe

devoir

to have to/to must

devoir (+ od)

to owe

plaire (+ o id)

to please/be pleasing

déplaire (+ o id)

to displease/ be displeasing

pleuvoir

to rain

pouvoir

to be able to/ can

recevoir

to reveive

décevoir

to disappoint

apercevoir

to perceive/notice

s'apercevoir

to realize

rire

to laugh

sourire

to smile

suivre

to follow

savoir

to know

savoir (+ infinitif)

to know how to do something

suivre un cours

to take a class

suivre un régime

to be on a diet

suivre l'actualité

to be up-to-date on current events

venir

to come

venir (de+infinitif)

to just do something

devenir

to become

revenir

to come back

tenir

to hold

soutenir

to support/uphold

se souvenir de

to remember

vivre

to live

voir

to see

revoir

to see again

se revoir

to see each other again

vouloir

to want

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