Regular Verb List

A regular verb is conjugated in a traditional form. For example, "bake" is a regular verb because the past tense is "baked" and the future tense is "will bake." However, a word such as "write" is an irregular verb, because the past tense form is not "writed," but is rather "wrote." You may be surprised to see how many regular verbs appear in the English language, many of which are in the sample list below.

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Printable Regular Verb List

The image below links to a multi-page PDF document you can download for further study and review. It offers a sizable list of regular verbs in the English language, showing the corresponding present tense, the past tense and the future tense forms of the verb.

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List of Regular Verbs in Sentences

Gain a better understanding of regular verbs and how they function in English with sentences in different tenses. As long as you follow the rules for conjugation, it’s easy to change the tense of these verbs.

  • Maria accepts the award on his behalf.
    Maria accepted the award on his behalf.
    Maria will accept the award on his behalf

  • I advise you to slow down.
    I advised you to slow down.
    I will advise you to slow down.

  • The dogs amuse the baby.
    The dogs amused the baby.
    The dogs will amuse the baby.

  • George begs for your forgiveness.
    George begged for your forgiveness.
    George will beg for your forgiveness.

  • They bolt out the door.
    They bolted out the door.
    They will bolt out the door.

  • Nothing compares to freshly squeezed orange juice.
    Nothing compared to freshly squeezed orange juice.
    Nothing will compare to freshly squeezed orange juice.

  • Fido destroys all the furniture.
    Fido destroyed all the furniture.
    Fido will destroy all the furniture.

  • Diane dresses for success.
    Diane dressed for success.
    Diane will dress for success.

  • The hamster escapes from his cage.
    The hamster escaped from his cage.
    The hamster will escape from his cage.

  • Horace gazes out the window.
    Horace gazed out the window.
    Horace will gaze out the window.

  • Stella heats up her dinner in the microwave.
    Stella heated up her dinner in the microwave.
    Stella will heat up her dinner in the microwave.

  • Andy and Angela hug in a warm embrace.
    Andy and Angela hugged in a warm embrace.
    Andy and Angela will hug in a warm embrace.

  • The off-color jokes offend the audience.
    The off-color jokes offended the audience.
    The off-color jokes will offend the audience.

  • The heroes plug into the Matrix.
    The heroes plugged into the Matrix.
    The heroes will plug into the Matrix.

  • The newlywed couple sail away on their honeymoon.
    The newlywed couple sailed away on their honeymoon.
    The newlywed couple will sail away on their honeymoon.

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Use of Regular Verbs

If you are trying to determine whether or not a verb is regular, you can refer to the above regular verb list. However, there are thousands of verbs in the English language. For more information, check out: