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Conjugation of the Italian verb credere

A list of the common conjugations for the Italian verb credere, along with their English translations.

Infinitive
credereto believe

Present Indicative
io credoI believe
tu crediyou believe
lui credehe believes
lei credeshe believes
noi crediamowe believe
voi credeteyou believe
loro credonothey believe

Present Continuous / Presente Progressivo
Note for the Present Continuous Italian uses the present tense of the verb stare and the gerund of the verb.
io sto credendoI am believing
tu stai credendoyou are believing
lui sta credendohe is believing
lei sta credendoshe is believing
noi stiamo credendowe are believing
voi state credendoyou are believing
loro stanno credendothey are believing

Imperfect Indicative
io credevoI was believing
tu credeviyou were believing
lui credevahe was believing
lei credevashe was believing
noi credevamowe were believing
voi credevateyou were believing
loro credevanothey were believing

Past Historic / Passato remoto
This is a literary tense, i.e. a tense used in writing, in everyday speech the Passato Prossimo is used to refer to past actions.
io credettiI believed
tu credestiyou believed
lui credettehe believed
lei credetteshe believed
noi credemmowe believed
voi credesteyou believed
loro credetterothey believed

Past / Passato prossimo
io ho credutoI believed
tu hai credutoyou believed
lui ha credutohe believed
lei ha credutoshe believed
noi abbiamo credutowe believed
voi avete credutoyou believed
loro hanno credutothey believed

Pluperfect / Trapassato prossimo
io avevo credutoI had believed
tu avevi credutoyou had believed
lui aveva credutohe had believed
lei aveva credutoshe had believed
noi avevamo credutowe had believed
voi avevate credutoyou had believed
loro avevano credutothey had believed

Future Indicative
io crederòI will believe
tu crederaiyou will believe
lui crederàhe will believe
lei crederàshe will believe
noi crederemowe will believe
voi credereteyou will believe
loro crederannothey will believe

Future Perfect / Futuro anteriore
The Italian Future Perfect or Futuro anteriore is made with the future tense of avere for transitive verbs or essere for reflexive and intransitive verbs and the past participle of the verb. The past participle agrees with the subject for verbs that take essere, or with the direct object for verbs that take avere.
io avrò credutoI will have believed
tu avrai credutoyou will have believed
lui avrà credutohe will have believed
lei avrà credutoshe will have believed
noi avremo credutowe will have believed
voi avrete credutoyou will have believed
loro avranno credutothey will have believed

Conditional
io credereiI would believe
tu crederestiyou would believe
lui crederebbehe would believe
lei crederebbeshe would believe
noi crederemmowe would believe
voi crederesteyou would believe
loro crederebberothey would believe

Conditional Perfect / Condizionale Passato
The Italian Conditional Perfect or Condizionale Passato is made with the conditional tense of avere for transitive verbs or essere for reflexive and intransitive verbs and the past participle of the verb. The past participle agrees with the subject for verbs that take essere, or with the direct object for verbs that take avere.
io avrei credutoI would have believed
tu avresti credutoyou would have believed
lui avrebbe credutohe would have believed
lei avrebbe credutoshe would have believed
noi avremmo credutowe would have believed
voi avreste credutoyou would have believed
loro avrebbero credutothey would have believed

Present Subjunctive
(... che) io creda(... that) I believe
(... che) tu creda(... that) you believe
(... che) lui creda(... that) he believes
(... che) lei creda(... that) she believes
(... che) noi crediamo(... that) we believe
(... che) voi crediate(... that) you believe
(... che) loro credano(... that) they believe

Imperfect Subjunctive
(... che) je credessi(... that) I was believing
(... che) tu credessi(... that) you were believing
(... che) il credesse(... that) he was believing
(... che) elle credesse(... that) she was believing
(... che) nous credessimo(... that) we were believing
(... che) vous credeste(... that) you were believing
(... che) ils credessero(... that) they were believing
(... che) elles credessero(... that) they were believing

Imperative
credi Believe
crediamoLet's believe
credete Believe

Present Participle
credente believing

Past Participle
creduto believed


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