How to Conjugate the French Verb Acquérir

Acquérir – To Purchase, To Acquire

The verb acquérir is a commonly used verb in the French language. Take a look at how its conjugated in all of its forms…




Infinitif Passé

avoir acquis



Tu acquiers

Il/elle/on acquiert

Nous acquérons

Vous acquérez

Ils/elles acquièrent

Passé Composé

J’ai acquis

Tu as acquis

Il/elle/on a acquis

Nous avons acquis

Vous avez acquis

Ils/elles ont acquis


Je acquérais

Tu acquérais

Il/elle/on acquérait

Nous acquérions

Vous acquériez 

Ils/elles acquéraient


J’avais acquis

Tu avais acquis

Il/elle/on avait acquis

Nous avions acquis

Vous aviez acquis

Ils/elles avaient acquis



Tu acquerras

Il/elle/on acquerra

Nous acquerrons

Vous acquerrez

Ils/elles acquerront

Futur Antérieur

J’aurai acquis

Tu auras acquis

Il/elle/on aura acquis

Nous aurons acquis

Vous aurez acquis

Ils/elles auront acquis



Tu acquerrais

Il/elle/on acquerrait

Nous acquerrions

Vous acquerriez

Ils/elles acquerraient

Conditionnel Passé

J’aurais acquis

Tu aurais acquis

Il/elle/on aurait acquis

Nous aurions acquis

Vous auriez acquis

Ils/elles auraient acquis


que je acquière

que tu acquières

qu’il/elle/on acquière

que nous acquérions

que vous acquériez

qu’ils/elles acquièrent

Impératif Présent




Participe Présent


Participe Passé

ayant acquis

acquis (e, es)

Passé Simple


Tu acquis

Il/elle acquit

Nous acquîmes 

Vous acquîtes

Ils/elles acquirent

Lesser Used Forms of the Verb « acquérir »

Subjonctif Passé

que j’aie acquis

que tu aies acquis

qu’il/elle/on ait acquis

que nous ayons acquis

que vous ayez acquis

qu’ils/elles aient acquis

Subjonctif Imparfait

que je acquisse

que tu acquisses

qu’il/elle acquît

que nous acquissions

que vous acquissiez

qu’ils/elles acquissent

Subjonctif Plus-que-parfait

que j’eusse acquis

que tu eusses acquis

qu’il/elle eût acquis

que nous eussions acquis

que vous eussiez acquis

qu’ils/elles eussent acquis

Impératif Passé

aie acquis

ayons acquis

ayez acquis

Passé Antérieur

J’eus acquis

Tu eus acquis

Il/elle eut acquis

Nous eûmes acquis

Vous eûtes acquis

Ils/elles eurent acquis

Get French Tips Emailed Straight to You!

Want more Frenchplanations? Enter your email below and we’ll send you free French help via email. We hate spam just as much as you do. We promise to never sell your email to any 3rd party companies.