Devoir is a French irregular verb meaning must. Devoir appears on the 100 Most Used French Verbs Poster as the 13rd most used irregular verb.
Devoir Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Devoir Passé Composé
The passé composé of Devoir is formed by combining the auxiliary verb avoir with the past participle dû.
Devoir Participe Présent
The participe présent of Devoir is devant.
Regular vs. Irregular Verbs
A verb is called a regular verb when its conjugation follows a typical pattern. A verb which does not follow these patterns exactly is called an irregular verb. In French, the 3 regular patterns are for verbs ending in er, re, and ir.
French Conjugation Chart
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