Водить / Вести / Повести
Russian Conjugated Verbs

Russian verbs conjugated in both aspects in present, past and future tenses.
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Водить / Вести / Повести

drive, lead

  Imperfective (Indefinite)Imperfective (Definite)Perfective Aspect
Englishdrive, lead
Present Tense
   1st Person SingularВожу Веду 
   2nd Person SingularВодишь Ведёшь 
   3rd Person SingularВодит Ведёт 
   1st Person PluralВодим Ведём 
   2nd Person PluralВодите Ведёте 
   3rd Person PluralВодят Ведут 
Past Tense
   MasculineВодил Вёл Повёл 
   FeminineВодила Вела Повела 
   NeuterВодило Вело Повело 
   PluralВодили Вели Повели 
Future Tense
   1st Person SingularБуду водить Буду вести Поведу 
   2nd Person SingularБудешь водить Будешь вести Поведёшь 
   3rd Person SingularБудет водить Будет вести Поведёт 
   1st Person PluralБудем водить Будем вести Поведём 
   2nd Person PluralБудете водить Будете вести Поведёте 
   3rd Person PluralБудут водить Будут вести Поведут 
Command Form
   InformalВоди Веди Поведи 
   FormalВодите Ведите Поведите 
This verb means 'to drive by car', and also 'to lead on foot'.

This verb is a verb of motion.


Он водит машину с прошлого месяца.    He has been driven a car since last month.
Я поведу его машину завтра.     I will drive his car tomorrow.
Они поведут группу в горы завтра.     They will lead the group to the mountains tomorrow.
Я вожу мою дочь в школу каждый день.     Every day I take my daughter to he kindergarten.

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