List of English irregular verbs
with French translation

Liste des verbes irréguliers anglais
avec traduction en français


Here below are listed in alphabetical order the list of English irregular verbs. The list is as complete as possible and includes common variants (e.g. to do, to undo). For each verb, the preterite form and the past participle are provided. The French translation is provided as well.

Verbs are grouped by their initial letter. The panel at the bottom of the screen provides direct links to each of these verb groups.

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Ci-dessous est listée par ordre alphabétique la liste des verbes irréguliers anglais. La liste est aussi complète que possible et inclut les variantes courantes (e.g. to do, to undo). Pour chaque verbe, la forme du prétérite et le participe passé sont fournis. La traduction en français est également fournie.

Les verbes sont groupés par leur première lettre. Le panneau au bas de l'écran fournit des liens directs vers chacun de ces groupes de verbes.

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a

infinitive preterite past participle français
to abide abode abode supporter
to arise arose arisen se produire (qqch), se présenter (qqch)
to awake awoke awaken se réveiller

b

infinitive preterite past participle français
to be was/were been être
to bear bore borne (sup)porter
to beat beat beaten battre
to become became become devenir
to befall befell befallen arriver à
to beget begot begotten engendrer
to begin began begun commencer
to behold beheld beheld contempler
to bend bent bent (se) courber
to bereave bereft bereft priver
to beseech besought besought supplier
to beset beset beset assaillir
to bespeak bespoke bespoken commander
to bestride bestrode bestridden chevaucher
to bet bet bet parier
to bet betted betted parier
to bid bade bidden souhaiter, commander
to bid bid bid enchérir, faire une offre
to bind bound bound attacher, lier
to bite bit bitten mordre
to bleed bled bled saigner
to blow blew blown souffler
to break broke broken casser
to breed bred bred élever, engendrer
to bring brought brought apporter
to broadcast broadcast broadcast diffuser (une info sur un média de masse)
to build built built construire
to burn burnt burnt brûler
to burst burst burst éclater
to buy bought bought acheter

c

infinitive preterite past participle français
i can could been able pouvoir (capacite) (aux.)
to cast cast cast jeter, lancer
to catch caught caught attraper
to chide chid chid gronder
to chide chid chidden gronder
to choose chose chosen choisir
to cleave clave cleaved adherer
to cleave cleft cleft fendre
to cleave clove cloven fendre
to cling clung clung s'accrocher à
to clothe clad clad vêtir
to come came come venir
to cost cost cost coûter
to creep crept crept ramper
to crow crew crowed chanter (coq)
to cut cut cut couper

d

infinitive preterite past participle français
to dare dared durst oser
to dare durst durst oser
to deal dealt dealt donner
to dig dug dug creuser
to dive dove dived plonger
to do did done faire (aux.)
to draw drew drawn dessiner
to dream dreamt dreamt rêver
to drink drank drunk boire
to drive drove driven conduire
to dwell dwelt dwelt demeurer

e

infinitive preterite past participle français
to eat ate eaten manger

f

infinitive preterite past participle français
to fall fell fallen tomber
to feed fed fed se nourrir
to feel felt felt sentir
to fight fought fought se battre
to find found found trouver
to fit fit fit bien aller à, convenir
to flee fled fled (s'en)fuir
to fling flung flung jeter, lancer
to fly flew flown voler (dans les airs)
to forbear forbore forborne s'abstenir
to forbid forbade forbidden interdire
to forecast forecast forecast prédire
to foresee foresaw foreseen prévoir
to forget forgot forgotten oublier
to forgive forgave forgiven pardonner
to forsake forsook forsaken abandonner
to freeze froze frozen geler

g

infinitive preterite past participle français
to get (up) got got obtenir (se lever au réveil)
to gild gilt gilt dorer
to gird girt girt ceindre
to give gave given donner
to go went gone aller
to grind ground ground broyer, moudre
to grow grew grown grandir

h

infinitive preterite past participle français
to hang hung hung accrocher, suspendre
to have had had avoir (aux.)
to have to had to had to devoir
to hear heard heard entendre
to heave have have se soulever
to hew hewed hewn tailler
to hide hid hidden cacher
to hit hit hit heurter
to hold held held tenir
to hurt hurt hurt blesser

i

infinitive preterite past participle français
to inlay inlaid inlaid incruster

k

infinitive preterite past participle français
to keep kept kept garder
to kneel knelt knelt s'agenouiller
to knit knit knit tricoter
to know knew known savoir

l

infinitive preterite past participle français
to lade laded laden charger
to lay laid laid déposer (qqn-qqch), coucher
to lead led led mener
to lean leant leant s'appuyer
to leap leapt leapt sauter
to learn learnt learnt apprendre
to leave left left quitter
to lend lent lent prêter
to let let let laisser
to lie lay lain être couché, être à plat
to light lit lit allumer
to lose lost lost perdre

m

infinitive preterite past participle français
to make made made faire
i may might pouvoir (permisson) (aux.)
to mean meant meant signifier
to meet met met rencontrer
to melt melted molten fondre
to mistake mistook mistaken confondre
to mow mowed mown tondre
i must had to devoir (aux.)

o

infinitive preterite past participle français
i ought to ought to devoir (aux.)
to outdo outdid outdone dépasser
to overcome overcame overcome surmonter, vaincre
to overhang overhang overhung surplomber

p

infinitive preterite past participle français
to pay paid paid payer
to plead pled pled plaider
to put put put mettre

q

infinitive preterite past participle français
to quit quit quit quitter

r

infinitive preterite past participle français
to read read read lire
to rend rent rent déchirer
to (get) rid (of) rid rid (se) débarrasser, libérer
to ride rode ridden aller à velo, chevaucher
to ring rang rung sonner
to rise rose risen se relever, augmenter
to rot rotted rotten pourrir
to run ran run courir

s

infinitive preterite past participle français
to saw sawed sawn scier
to say said said dire
to see saw seen voir
to seek sought sought (re)chercher
to seethe sod sodden bouillir
to sell sold sold vendre
to send sent sent envoyer
to set set set mettre, poser
to sew sewed sewn coudre
to shake shook shaken secouer
i shall should devoir, falloir (aux.)
to shape shaped shapen façonner, former
to shave shaved shaven se raser
to shear sheared shorn tondre (des moutons)
to shed shed shed perdre, se défaire de
to shine shone shone briller
to shoe shod shod chausser
to shoot shot shot tirer
to show showed shown montrer
to shred shred shred lacérer
to shrink shrank shrunk rétrécir
to shrive shrove shriven confesser
to shut shut shut fermer
to sing sang sung chanter
to sink sank sunk s'enfoncer, couler
to sit sat sat s'asseoir
to slay slew slain tuer
to sleep slept slept dormir
to slide slid slid glisser
to sling slung slung lancer avec force
to slink slunk slunk aller furtivement
to slit slit slit fendre
to smell smelt smelt sentir
to smite smote smitten frapper
to sneak snuck snuck entrer a la dérobée
to sow sowed sown semer
to speak spoke spoken parler
to speed (up) sped sped aller vite, accélerer
to spell spelt spelt épeler
to spend spent spent dépenser, passer
to spill spilt spilt répandre, gaspiller
to spin spun spun filer, tourner
to spit spat spat cracher
to split split split diviser, fendre
to spoil spoilt spoilt gâcher
to spread spread spread étendre, répandre
to spring sprang sprung sauter (bondir)
to stand (up) stood stood être debout (se lever)
to stay staid stayed rester
to steal stole stolen voler (quelque chose)
to stick stuck stuck piquer, coller
to sting stung stung piquer, blesser
to stink stank stunk puer
to strew strewed strewn joncher
to stride strode stridden marcher à grands pas
to strike struck struck frapper
to string strung strung enfiler, tendre
to strive strove striven essayer, tenter
to sunburn sunburnt sunburnt bronzer
to swear swore sworn jurer
to sweat sweat sweat suer, transpirer
to sweep swept swept balayer
to swell swelled swollen gonfler
to swim swam swum nager
to swing swung swung balancer

t

infinitive preterite past participle français
to take took taken prendre
to teach taught taught enseigner
to tear tore torn déchirer
to tell told told dire, raconter
to think thought thought penser
to thrive throve thriven prospérer
to throw threw thrown jeter
to thrust thrust thrust pousser
to tread trod trodden fouler aux pieds

u

infinitive preterite past participle français
to undergo underwent undergone subir
to understand understood understood comprendre
to undertake undertook undertaken entreprendre
to undo undid undone défaire
to upset to upset to upset renverser, bouleverser, contrarier

w

infinitive preterite past participle français
to wake up woke woken s'éveiller
to wear wore worn porter
to weave wove woven tisser
to wed wed wed épouser
to weep wept wept pleurer
to wet wet wet mouiller
i will would vouloir (aux.)
to win won won gagner
to wind wound wound remonter
to withdraw withdrew withdrawn (se) retirer
to withstand withstood withstood résister à
to work wrought wrought travailler
to wring wrung wrung tordre
to write wrote written écrire


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