Prendre is a French irregular verb meaning to take. Prendre appears on the 100 Most Used French Verbs Poster as the 9th most used irregular verb.
Prendre Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Prendre Passé Composé
The passé composé of Prendre is formed by combining the auxiliary verb avoir with the past participle pris.
Prendre Participe Présent
The participe présent of Prendre is prenant.
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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