3000+ A to Z List of Verbs Forms in English

In this lesson, you will learn the list of verbs from A to Z. The Base form, past simple, and past participle.

In grammar, a verb is a word that describes an action, event, or state of being. Verbs can be used to describe physical actions, such as walking or running, as well as mental actions, such as thinking or believing. Verbs can also be used to describe states of being, such as being happy or sad.

In English, verbs are often inflected to indicate the time, manner, or voice of the action. For example, the verb “walk” can be conjugated as “walks,” “walked,” or “will walk.” The study of verbs and their inflections is known as conjugation. Conjugation can be a complex topic, but understanding it is essential for proper grammar.

List of Verb Forms (AZ)

list of verbs
list of verbs

Verbs Starting With A

Base Form Past Form Past Participle Form
admire admired admired
afford afforded afforded
astonish astonished astonished
acquire acquired acquired
attack attacked attacked
allow allowed allowed
adjust adjusted adjusted
abash abashed abashed
abate abated abated
approve approved approved
advise advised advised
agree agreed agreed
audit audited audited
add added added
ache ached ached
apologize apologized apologized
arrange arranged arranged
animate animated animated
appear appeared appeared
applaud applauded applauded
awake awoke awoken
abide abode abode
assort assorted assorted
arrest arrested arrested
absorb absorbed absorbed
act acted acted
argue argued argued
apply applied applied
accompany accompanied accompanied
admit admitted admitted
attract attracted attracted
approach approached approached
address addressed addressed
avoid avoided avoided
assert asserted asserted
achieve achieved achieved
alight alit alit
ask asked asked
attend attended attended
announce announced announced
accept accepted accepted
arise arose arisen
answer answered answered

Verbs Starting With B

Base Form Past Form Past Participle Form
Bereave bereft bereft
bury buried buried
bend bent bent
buzz buzzed buzzed
bang banged banged
bash bashed bashed
broadcast broadcast broadcast
betray betrayed betrayed
burst burst burst
boil boiled boiled
bow bowed bowed
bleed bled bled
buy bought bought
be (am,are) was / were been
become became become
believe believed believed
build built built
breed bred bred
bear bore borne
begin began begun
befall befell befallen
banish banished banished
blush blushed blushed
bear bore born
blow blew blown
beseech besought besought
behave behaved behaved
boast boasted boasted
box boxed boxed
bray brayed brayed
brush brushed brushed
bid bid bid
bid bade bidden
breathe breathed breathed
bust bust bust
behold beheld beheld
beat beat beaten
burn burnt burnt
board boarded boarded
bring brought brought
beautify beautified beautified
bless blessed blessed
blossom blossomed blossomed
belong belonged belonged
bat batted batted
break broke broken
bet bet bet
bind bound bound
beg begged begged
bite bit bitten
blur blurred blurred

Verbs Starting With C

Base Form Past Form Past Participle Form
conclude concluded concluded
contract contracted contracted
complete completed completed
contribute contributed contributed
cheer cheered cheered
cost cost cost
clean cleaned cleaned
crack cracked cracked
click clicked clicked
crash crashed crashed
contain contained contained
confine confined confined
chew chewed chewed
cough coughed coughed
canvass canvassed canvassed
convene convened convened
continue continued continued
console consoled consoled
consort consorted consorted
cease ceased ceased
cool cooled cooled
connote connoted connoted
contrast contrasted contrasted
calculate calculated calculated
contrive contrived contrived
cling clung clung
create created created
collect collected collected
crush crushed crushed
choke choked choked
course coursed coursed
compete competed competed
cycle cycled cycled
contend contended contended
construe construed construed
carve carved carved
convey conveyed conveyed
clothe clad clad
crib cribbed cribbed
change changed changed
copy copied copied
capture captured captured
converge converged converged
cash cashed cashed
convict convicted convicted
cast cast cast
convince convinced convinced
comment commented commented
cure cured cured
classify classified classified
cower cowered cowered
colour coloured coloured
cry cried cried
cleave clove/cleft cloven/cleft
crackle crackled crackled
consider considered considered
close closed closed
creep crept crept
consent consented consented
conduct conducted conducted
compare compared compared
curve curved curved
consist consisted consisted
conspire conspired conspired
check checked checked
corrupt corrupted corrupted
charge charged charged
correct corrected corrected
constitute constituted constituted
contemn contemned contemned
celebrate celebrated celebrated
co-operate co-operated co-operated
catch caught caught
coo cooed cooed
confuse confused confused
confiscate confiscated confiscated
construct constructed constructed
contradict contradicted contradicted
chip chipped chipped
count counted counted
cause caused caused
cook cooked cooked
compel compelled compelled
cut cut cut
clutch clutched clutched
cross crossed crossed
contest contested contested
consign consigned consigned
choose chose chosen
cover covered covered
chat chatted chatted
corrode corroded corroded
consult consulted consulted
collapse collapsed collapsed
crowd crowded crowded
call called called
control controlled controlled
chase chased chased
correspond corresponded corresponded
chide chid chid/chidden
counsel counselled counselled
caress caressed caressed
converse conversed conversed
conquer conquered conquered
consecrate consecrated consecrated
complain complained complained
climb climbed climbed
crave craved craved
constrain constrained constrained
challenge challenged challenged
cope coped cope
confess confessed confessed
carry carried carried
convert converted converted
congratulate congratulated congratulated
come came come
curb curbed curbed
connect connected connected
conserve conserved conserved

Verbs Starting With D

Base Form Past Form Past Participle Form
dance danced danced
diminish diminished diminished
damp damped damped
direct directed directed
drink drank drunk
die died died
dazzle dazzled dazzled
drive drove driven
discuss discussed discussed
dim dimmed dimmed
derive derived derived
describe described described
do did done
decorate decorated decorated
dip dipped dipped
disappear disappeared disappeared
dump dumped dumped
dig dug dug
determine determined determined
distribute distributed distributed
drag dragged dragged
disobey disobeyed disobeyed
disturb disturbed disturbed
disuse disused disused
dye dyed dyed
deny denied denied
delay delayed delayed
dare dared dared
deprive deprived deprived
desire desired desired
drill drilled drilled
draw drew drawn
destroy destroyed destroyed
differ differed differed
donate donated donated
dive dived dived
decay decayed decayed
deal dealt dealt
detect detected detected
dine dined dined
dry dried dried
divide divided divided
digest digested digested
depend depended depended
dwell dwelt dwelt
dress dressed dressed
develop developed developed
discover discovered discovered
dream dreamt dreamt
drop dropped dropped
display displayed displayed
decrease decreased decreased
dedicate dedicated dedicated
damage damaged damaged
detach detached detached
download downloaded downloaded
dash dashed dashed
dispose disposed disposed
decide decided decided
declare declared declared
delete deleted deleted

Verbs Starting With E

Base Form Past Form Past Participle Form
escape escaped escaped
erase erased erased
earn earned earned
educate educated educated
exclaim exclaimed exclaimed
explain explained explained
empty emptied emptied
endorse endorsed endorsed
enter entered entered
encourage encouraged encouraged
enjoy enjoyed enjoyed
endure endured endured
eat ate eaten
encircle encircled encircled
extend extended extended
evaporate evaporated evaporated
enlarge enlarged enlarged
exist existed existed
exclude excluded excluded
enlighten enlightened enlightened
encroach encroached encroached
endanger endangered endangered
explore explored explored
express expressed expressed
envy envied envied
empower empowered empowered
exchange exchanged exchanged
expand expanded expanded
engrave engraved engraved
expect expected expected
eye eyed eyed

Verbs Starting With F

Base Form Past Form Past Participle Form
fish fished fished
fizz fizzed fizzed
frame framed framed
fetch fetched fetched
free freed freed
flee fled fled
finish finished finished
fall fell fallen
fan fanned fanned
forecast forecast forecast
fix fixed fixed
flap flapped flapped
fry fried fried
fill filled filled
feel felt felt
fly flew flown
forgive forgave forgiven
fling flung flung
fold folded folded
follow followed followed
face faced faced
faint fainted fainted
fancy fancied fancied
found founded founded
forlese forlore forlorn
favour favoured favoured
fight fought fought
foretell foretold foretold
forbid forbade forbidden
feed fed fed
fit fit/fitted fit/fitted
frighten frightened frightened
force forced forced
find found found
fail failed failed
fulfil fulfilled fulfilled
forsake forsook forsaken
ferry ferried ferried
flash flashed flashed
form formed formed
freeze froze frozen
float floated floated
fax faxed faxed
forget forgot forgotten
flop flopped flopped

Verbs Starting With G

Base Form Past Form Past Participle Form
grow grew grown
grip gripped gripped
gain gained gained
gash gashed gashed
guide guided guided
get got got
go went gone
greet greeted greeted
glance glanced glanced
grab grabbed grabbed
gag gagged gagged
google googled googled
gainsay gainsaid gainsaid
give gave given
guard guarded guarded
grade graded graded
grant granted granted
glitter glittered glittered
glow glowed glowed
grind ground ground
gaze gazed gazed
guess guessed guessed
govern governed governed

Verbs Starting With H

Base Form Past Form Past Participle Form
hurl hurled hurled
hush hushed hushed
horrify horrified horrified
idealize idealized idealized
hunt hunted hunted
hide hid hidden
hinder hindered hindered
hatch hatched hatched
hurt hurt hurt
hustle hustled hustled
hum hummed hummed
hop hopped hopped
identify identified identified
heave hove hove
heal healed healed
hew hewed hewn
hiss hissed hissed
hit hit hit
hug hugged hugged
hang hung hung
handle handled handled
hold held held
hurry hurried hurried
humiliate humiliated humiliated
help helped helped
hope hoped hoped
hypnotize hypnotized hypnotized
idolize idolized idolized
hate hated hated
have had had
hoax hoaxed hoaxed
ignite ignited ignited
happen happened happened
harm harmed harmed
hear heard heard

Verbs Starting With I


Base Form Past Form Past Participle Form
install installed installed
impede impeded impeded
inspire inspired inspired
imperil imperilled imperilled
induce induced induced
inform informed informed
infuse infused infused
immolate immolated immolated
integrate integrated integrated
indulge indulged indulged
implicate implicated implicated
impeach impeached impeached
ill-treat ill-treated ill-treated
illuminate illuminated illuminated
improve improved improved
impend impended impended
impinge impinged impinged
inhabit inhabited inhabited
injure injured injured
inflame inflamed inflamed
insert inserted inserted
impair impaired impaired
imitate imitated imitated
import imported imported
inherit inherited inherited
include included included
implode imploded imploded
impose imposed imposed
impress impressed impressed
input input input
inflect inflected inflected
inlay inlaid inlaid
infringe infringed infringed
inhale inhaled inhaled
insult insulted insulted
inquire inquired inquired
ignore ignored ignored
illumine illumined illumined
indicate indicated indicated
increase increased increased
illustrate illustrated illustrated
immure immured immured
inaugurate inaugurated inaugurated
imprint imprinted imprinted
invent invented invented
introduce introduced introduced
imbibe imbibed imbibed
impel impelled impelled
infest infested infested
imprison imprisoned imprisoned
inscribe inscribed inscribed
initiate initiated initiated
impart imparted imparted
inflate inflated inflated
indent indented indented
immerse immersed immersed
inject injected injected
implant implanted implanted
inculcate inculcated inculcated
infect infected infected
implore implored implored
inspect inspected inspected
ingest ingested ingested
imagine imagined imagined
incise incised incised
insure insured insured
imply implied implied
invite invited invited
innovate innovated innovated

Verbs Starting With J, K, L

Base Form Past Form Past Participle Form
jump jumped jumped
justify justified justified
join joined joined
knit knit knit
knock knocked knocked
kill killed killed
kick kicked kicked
kneel knelt knelt
know knew known
kiss kissed kissed
keep kept kept
kid kidded kidded
learn learnt learnt
lend lent lent
lay laid laid
lie lay lain
leap leapt leapt
lose lost lost
leer leered leered
let let let
leak leaked leaked
latch latched latched
like liked liked
lie lied lied
limp limped limped
listen listened listened
lade laded laden
lead led led
love loved loved
live lived lived
last lasted lasted
leave left left
look looked looked
lean leant leant
laugh laughed laughed
lick licked licked
lift lifted lifted
land landed landed
light lit lit

Verbs Starting With M, N, O

Base Form Past Form Past Participle Form
mow mowed mown
move moved moved
marry married married
melt melted melted
mew mewed mewed
mash mashed mashed
milk milked milked
misuse misused misused
mean meant meant
mould moulded moulded
mislead misled misled
maintain maintained maintained
modify modified modified
meet met met
mix mixed mixed
merge merged merged
mind minded minded
multiply multiplied multiplied
moo mooed mooed
mark marked marked
make made made
matter mattered mattered
motivate motivated motivated
miss missed missed
measure measured measured
march marched marched
mistake mistook mistaken
manage managed managed
match matched matched
moult moulted moulted
migrate migrated migrated
magnify magnified magnified
murmur murmured murmured
moan moaned moaned
nail nailed nailed
nod nodded nodded
nurse nursed nursed
notify notified notified
need needed needed
nap napped napped
note noted noted
notice noticed noticed
neglect neglected neglected
nip nipped nipped
nourish nourished nourished
opt opted opted
organize organized organized
ooze oozed oozed
overflow overflowed overflowed
oppress oppressed oppressed
observe observed observed
obstruct obstructed obstructed
order ordered ordered
originate originated originated
operate operated operated
offset offset offset
overtake overtook overtaken
oblige obliged obliged
obtain obtained obtained
occupy occupied occupied
open opened opened
offer offered offered
optimize optimized optimized
opine opined opined
obey obeyed obeyed
omit omitted omitted
output output output
owe owed owed
occur occurred occurred
own owned owned

Verbs Starting With P, Q, R

Base Form Past Form Past Participle Form
prescribe prescribed prescribed
prepare prepared prepared
perish perished perished
plead pled pled
plod plodded plodded
preset preset preset
permit permitted permitted
protect protected protected
prove proved proved
participate participated participated
print printed printed
pluck plucked plucked
ponder pondered pondered
place placed placed
preach preached preached
push pushed pushed
pacify pacified pacified
point pointed pointed
pat patted patted
paint painted painted
pardon pardoned pardoned
practise practised practised
play played played
pour poured poured
please pleased pleased
promise promised promised
ply plied plied
progress progressed progressed
present presented presented
praise praised praised
prosecute prosecuted prosecuted
provide provided provided
peep peeped peeped
patch patched patched
pull pulled pulled
pass passed passed
part parted parted
press pressed pressed
preside presided presided
purify purified purified
phone phoned phoned
partake partook partaken
pray prayed prayed
polish polished polished
propose proposed proposed
plan planned planned
pay paid paid
put put put
pollute polluted polluted
pause paused paused
persuade persuaded persuaded
proceed proceeded proceeded
produce produced produced
prefer preferred preferred
plot plotted plotted
punish punished punished
paste pasted pasted
preserve preserved preserved
pretend pretended pretended
pout pouted pouted
prevent prevented prevented
prohibit prohibited prohibited
qualify qualified qualified
question questioned questioned
quarrel quarrelled quarrelled
quit quit quit
review reviewed reviewed
rain rained rained
reuse reused reused
read read read
remain remained remained
repeat repeated repeated
reply replied replied
ride rode ridden
remake remade remade
recall recalled recalled
race raced raced
refer referred referred
roll rolled rolled
reach reached reached
realize realized realized
request requested requested
resolve resolved resolved
renew renewed renewed
retire retired retired
recognize recognized recognized
resemble resembled resembled
regard regarded regarded
recast recast recast
recollect recollected recollected
recur recurred recurred
restrain restrained restrained
repair repaired repaired
respect respected respected
replace replaced replaced
rush rushed rushed
resell resold resold
rule ruled ruled
rewind rewound rewound
retain retained retained
rely relied relied
regret regretted regretted
reflect reflected reflected
redo redid redone
rise rose risen
ring rang rung
rattle rattled rattled
rend rent rent
reduce reduced reduced
retch retched retched
reset reset reset
renounce renounced renounced
relax relaxed relaxed
resist resisted resisted
rebuild rebuilt rebuilt
relate related related
remove removed removed
receive received received
rot rotted rotted
rub rubbed rubbed
return returned returned
report reported reported
refuse refused refused
rid rid rid
recite recited recited
roar roared roared
rest rested rested
rob robbed robbed
run ran run

Verbs Starting With S

Base Form Past Form Past Participle Form
sever severed severed
saponify saponified saponified
ski skied skied
succeed succeeded succeeded
set set set
state stated stated
sass sassed sassed
slay slew slain
suggest suggested suggested
scare scared scared
sob sobbed sobbed
scowl scowled scowled
speak spoke spoken
scream screamed screamed
spell spelt spelt
salve salved salved
signify signified signified
strive strove striven
shape shaped shaped
steep steeped steeped
scarify scarified scarified
solicit solicited solicited
satirise satirised satirised
slim slimmed slimmed
support supported supported
sap sapped sapped
sit sat sat
subtract subtracted subtracted
sacrifice sacrificed sacrificed
shorten shortened shortened
strain strained strained
sadden saddened saddened
shout shouted shouted
stray strayed strayed
scab scabbed scabbed
smooth smoothed smoothed
sway swayed swayed
shed shed shed
stimulate stimulated stimulated
sashay sashayed sashayed
slam slammed slammed
suffer suffered suffered
sate sated sated
sleep slept slept
summon summoned summoned
scrub scrubbed scrubbed
spill spilt spilt
seek sought sought
spray sprayed sprayed
scatter scattered scattered
sort sorted sorted
sentence sentenced sentenced
stare stared stared
sanctify sanctified sanctified
sink sank sunk
submit submitted submitted
salute saluted saluted
sight sighted sighted
strike struck struck/stricken
save saved saved
slit slit slit
surpass surpassed surpassed
seat seated seated
spit spat/spit spat/spit
scale scaled scaled
snatch snatched snatched
sweep swept swept
satisfy satisfied satisfied
sling slung slung
suppose supposed supposed
savor savored savored
smash smashed smashed
surround surrounded surrounded
savvy savvied savvied
smell smelt smelt
survey surveyed surveyed
select selected selected
sprout sprouted sprouted
scorch scorched scorched
sparkle sparkled sparkled
seem seemed seemed
spread spread spread
scrawl scrawled scrawled
speed sped sped
shock shocked shocked
stoop stooped stooped
search searched searched
spin span/spun spun
shit shit shit
stir stirred stirred
sew sewed sewn
stay stayed stayed
sell sold sold
squeeze squeezed squeezed
sack sacked sacked
shoot shot shot
store stored stored
saddle saddled saddled
show showed shown
stress stressed stressed
scar scarred scarred
soar soared soared
swot swotted swotted
scam scammed scammed
sneak sneaked sneaked
swell swelled swollen
sag sagged sagged
shrink shrank shrunk
stretch stretched stretched
sample sampled sampled
sing sang sung
study studied studied
scabble scabbled scabbled
smother smothered smothered
swear swore sworn
saw sawed sawn
smile smiled smiled
survive survived survived
shatter shattered shattered
step stepped stepped
share shared shared
stem stemmed stemmed
sally sallied sallied
shut shut shut
stride strode stridden
sash sashed sashed
skid skidded skidded
suck sucked sucked
scat scatted scatted
soothe soothed soothed
say said said
smite smote smitten
swallow swallowed swallowed
send sent sent
stand stood stood
secure secured secured
split split split
sanction sanctioned sanctioned
sip sipped sipped
subscribe subscribed subscribed
sabotage sabotaged sabotaged
shoe shod shod
stop stopped stopped
scold scolded scolded
sow sowed sowed
scant scanted scanted
sniff sniffed sniffed
swing swung swung
salvage salvaged salvaged
signal signalled signalled
string strung strung
see saw seen
spoil spoilt spoilt
satiate satiated satiated
slide slid slid/slide
supply supplied supplied
scan scanned scanned
sneeze sneezed sneezed
swim swam swum
scarp scarped scarped
solve solved solved
saturate saturated saturated
slink slunk slunk
surge surged surged
shine shone shone
sting stung stung
shirk shirked shirked
stink stank stunk
separate separated separated
start started started
screw screwed screwed
spend spent spent
sail sailed sailed
shun shunned shunned
strew strewed strewn
scald scalded scalded
snap snapped snapped
sweat sweat sweat
shake shook shaken
steal stole stolen
saunter sauntered sauntered
slip slipped slipped
surmise surmised surmised
shave shove shaven
sterilize sterilized sterilized
seize seized seized
spring sprang sprung
shear shore shorn
stick stuck stuck
shiver shivered shivered
stitch stitched stitched

Verbs Starting With T

Base Form Past Form Past Participle Form
trample trampled trampled
train trained trained
take took taken
tee teed teed
tempt tempted tempted
translate translated translated
talk talked talked
typeset typeset typeset
treat treated treated
terminate terminated terminated
thrive throve thriven
tax taxed taxed
toss tossed tossed
test tested tested
thump thumped thumped
tear tore torn
throw threw thrown
tell told told
try tried tried
terrify terrified terrified
triumph triumphed triumphed
transfer transferred transferred
tie tied tied
type typed typed
travel travelled travelled
trap trapped trapped
taste tasted tasted
tire tired tired
thank thanked thanked
turn turned turned
teach taught taught
think thought thought
tap tapped tapped
tree treed treed
tremble trembled trembled
touch touched touched
tend tended tended
transform transformed transformed
tread trod trodden
thrust thrust thrust
treasure treasured treasured
trust trusted trusted

Verbs Starting With U-Z

Base Form Past Form Past Participle Form
understand understood understood
use used used
undo undid undone
uproot uprooted uprooted
urge urged urged
utter uttered uttered
upset upset upset
vie vied vied
vomit vomited vomited
value valued valued
vex vexed vexed
violate violated violated
vary varied varied
vanish vanished vanished
view viewed viewed
verify verified verified
whip whipped whipped
worry worried worried
wring wrung wrung
whisper whispered whispered
wander wandered wandered
wear wore worn
wake woke woken
wish wished wished
watch watched watched
weep wept wept
want wanted wanted
water watered watered
wave waved waved
work worked worked
worship worshipped worshipped
wet wet wet
weigh weighed weighed
weave wove woven
wax waxed waxed
wind wound wound
waylay waylaid waylaid
withdraw withdrew withdrawn
wend went went
walk walked walked
welcome welcomed welcomed
win won won
warn warned warned
write wrote written
wed wed wed
waste wasted wasted
yawn yawned yawned
yield yielded yielded
yell yelled yelled
zinc zincked zincked
zoom zoomed zoomed



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