The French for prove is the verb prouver

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    French for prove is the regular ER verb prouver, viewed thoroughly here in the main French tenses, past, present, future, conditional and subjunctives.

     

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    The 6 Simple Tenses of the conjugated verb prouver - French for prove

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    Here you’ll learn the conjugations of prouver, which is French for prove.
    • I prove.
    • you proved.
    • he will prove.
    • we would prove.
    • they may prove.

    The Verb Conjugation Tables below for prouver, enable you to practise your French verb drills both by PRONOUN (vertically), and by TENSE (horizontally). Try this process four or five times a day for a week to consolidate the learning. Remember to come back to the tables after another week, month, 3 months etc to review what you have learnt.
  • VERB CONJUGATION TABLE prouver
    Simple Tenses prouver
    TENSE
    je/j’
    tu
    il
    nous
    vous
    ils
    Present
    Présent

    prove
    prouve prouves prouve prouvons prouvez prouvent
    Past Imperfect
    Imparfait
    proved
    prouvais prouvais prouvait prouvions prouviez prouvaient
    Simple Past
    Passé Simple

    proved
    prouvai prouvas prouva prouvâmes prouvâtes prouvèrent
    Future
    Futur

    will prove
    prouverai prouveras prouvera prouverons prouverez prouveront
    Conditional
    Conditionnel

    would prove
    prouverais prouverais prouverait prouverions prouveriez prouveraient
    Subjunctive
    Subjonctif

    may prove
    prouve prouves prouve prouvions prouviez prouvent
    Compound Tenses prouver
    Present Perfect
    Passé Composé

    have proved
    ai prouvé as prouvé a prouvé avons prouvé avez prouvé ont prouvé
    Past Perfect
    Plus-que-Parfait

    had proved
    avais prouvé avais prouvé avait prouvé avions prouvé aviez prouvé avaient prouvé
    Future Perfect
    Futur Antérieur

    will have
    aurai prouvé auras prouvé aura prouvé aurons prouvé aurez prouvé auront prouvé
    Conditional Perfect
    Conditionnel Passé

    would have proved
    aurais prouvé aurais prouvé aurait prouvé aurions prouvé auriez prouvé auraient prouvé
    Imperative
    Imperatif

    prove!
    prouve prouvons prouvez

    Present Indicative Tense conjugations of prouver the French for prove
    présent de l’indicatif

    je prouve
    - I prove
    tu prouves
    - you prove - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on prouve
    - he, she, it, one proves
    nous prouvons
    - we prove
    vous prouvez
    - you prove (formal or plural)
    ils, elles prouvent
    - they prove

    Imperfect Indicative Tense conjugations of prouver, the French for prove
    imparfait de l’indicatif

    je prouvais
    - I proved
    - I was proving
    tu prouvais
    - you proved- (familiar or informal)
    - you were proving
    il, elle, on prouvait
    - he, she, it, one proved
    - he, she, it, one was proving
    nous prouvions
    - we proved
    - we were proving
    vous prouviez
    - you proved- (formal or plural)
    - you were proving
    ils, elles prouvaient
    - they proved
    - they were proving

    Simple Past or Past Definite Tense conjugations of prouver, the French for prove
    passé simple

    je prouvai
    - I proved
    tu prouvas
    - you proved- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on prouva
    - he, she, it, one proved
    nous prouvâmes
    - we proved
    vous prouvâtes
    - you proved- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles prouvèrent
    they proved
    (The passé simple tense is mainly used in literature and books, and is rarely used in spoken French language).

    Future Tense conjugations of prouver, the French for prove
    futur

    je prouverai
    - I will prove
    tu prouveras
    - you will prove (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on prouvera
    - he, she, it, one will prove
    nous prouverons
    - we will prove
    vous prouverez
    - you will prove (formal or plural)
    ils, elles prouveront
    - they will prove

    Conditional Tense conjugations of prouver, the French for prove
    conditionnel

    je prouverais
    - I would prove
    tu prouverais
    - you would prove (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on prouverait
    - he, she, it, one would prove
    nous prouverions
    - we would prove
    vous prouveriez
    - you would prove (formal or plural)
    ils, elles prouveraient
    - they would prove

    Present Subjunctive Tense conjugations of prouver, the French for prove
    présent de subjonctif

    que je prouve
    - that I may prove
    que tu prouves
    - that you may prove(familiar or informal)
    qu’il, qu’elle, qu’on prouve
    - that he, she, it, one may prove
    que nous prouvions
    - that we may prove
    que vous prouviez
    - that you may prove(formal or plural)
    qu’ils, qu’elles prouvent
    - that they may prove

    The Four Compound Tenses of the French for verb prouver - the verb ‘to prove’ in French

    Past Participle of prouver is:
    prouvé -proved.

    The compound tenses are past tenses that are formed with the conjugations of avoir and the past participle. The key to these is in learning avoir inside out. You'll note these tenses in regular useage. Do our tables every day, building more and more verbs, and you'll be well on the way to mastering these tenses.
    • I have proved
    • you had proved
    • he will have proved
    • we would have proved

    Compound Past, Present Perfect or Past Indefinite Tense conjugations of prouver - French for prove
    passé composé

    Here’s the French for prove conjugated with all the pronouns in the present perfect tense.
    j’ai prouvé
    - I have proved or I did prove or
    - I proved
    tu as prouvé
    - you have proved or you did prove - (familiar or informal) or
    - you proved
    il, elle, on a prouvé
    - he, she, it, one has prove or did prove
    - he, she, it proved
    nous avons prouvé
    - we have proved or we did prove
    - we proved
    vous avez prouvé
    - you have proved or you did prove (formal or plural) or
    - or we proved
    ils, elles ont prouvé
    - they have proved or they did prove
    - they proved

    Past Perfect Indicative or Pluperfect Tense conjugations of prouver - prove in French
    plus-que-parfait de l’indicatif

    Here’s the French for -prove conjugated with all the pronouns in the past perfect tense.
    j’avais prouvé
    - I had proved
    tu avais prouvé
    - you had proved- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on avait prouvé
    - he, she, it, one had proved
    nous avions prouvé
    - we had proved
    vous aviez prouvé
    - you had proved (formal or plural)
    ils, elles avaient prouvé
    - they had proved

    Future Perfect or Future Anterior Tense conjugations of prouver, the French for prove
    futur antérieur

    j’aurai prouvé
    - I will have
    tu auras prouvé
    - you will have - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on aura prouvé
    - he, she, it, one will have
    nous aurons prouvé
    - we will have
    vous aurez prouvé
    - you will have - (formal or plural)
    ils, elles auront prouvé
    - they will have

    Conditional Perfect Tense conjugations of prouver, the French for prove
    conditionnel passé

    j’aurais prouvé
    - I would have proved
    tu aurais prouvé
    - you would have proved- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on aurait prouvé
    - he, she, it, one would have proved
    nous aurions prouvé
    - we would have proved
    vous auriez prouvé
    - you would have proved- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles auraient prouvé
    - they would have proved

    Imperative Tense conjugations of prouver, the French for prove
    impératif

    prouve
    - prove!
    prouvons
    - let’s prove!
    prouvez
    - prove!

    Present Participle of prouver

    prouvant - proving

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