700 French verbs (for beginners)

Verbs are double-checked against Collins Concise English-French dictionary and Barron's 501 French Verbs (it contains all of the verbs found in that book). No tense forms or conjugations.


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Number Front Back
1 tousser to cough
2 employer to employ, use
3 s'évanouir to faint, lose consciousness, swoon, vanish
4 tressaillir to quiver, shudder, wince
5 subvenir to provide for, support
6 diriger to run, manage, lead, conduct, steer, pilot, direct, supervice
7 apparaître to appear
8 ressentir to feel
9 maudire to curse
10 être to be
11 se taire to be silent, quiet
12 appartenir to belong, pertain
13 supplier to beg, implore, supplicate
14 gérer to manage
15 croître to grow, increase
16 décourager to discourage
17 gagner to win, earn, gain
18 adresser to address, send
19 remercier to thank
20 juger to judge, deem
21 bavarder to chat
22 abasourdir to daze, deafen, stun, bewilder, stupefy
23 se dépêcher to hurry, hasten
24 habiter to live (in), dwell (in), inhabit
25 attaquer to attack, contest, tackle, launch, start work on
26 revoir to see again
27 bêler to whine (like a sheep)
28 souffler to blow, pant
29 pardonner to pardon, forgive
30 haïr to hate
31 interroger to question, ask, interrogate
32 voler to fly, steal
33 exister to exist
34 rompre to break, burst, shatter, break off
35 jeter to throw, cast
36 ranger to set (put) in order, tidy up
37 charger to burden, charge, load
38 permettre to permit, allow, let
39 satisfaire to satisfy
40 pendre to hang, suspend
41 tomber to fall
42 fonder to found, establish, lay the foundation,
43 attirer to attract, allure
44 récrire to rewrite, write again
45 oublier to forget
46 recouvrir to cover, become covered
47 accroître to increase, make greater, to enlarge
48 partir to leave, go away
49 défaire to undo, untie
50 recoudre to sew back on, stitch up