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ENGLISH IRREGULAR VERBS


ARISE - AROSE - ARISEN

Rise. Emerge. Come. Appear. Spring. Derive.


AWAKE - AWOKE - AWOKEN

Wake. Stop Sleeping.


(BE) AM/IS/ARE - WAS/WERE - BEEN

Exist. Become. Happen. Live. Occur. Get. Stay. Stand.


BEAT - BEAT - BEATEN

Hit. Strike. Knock. Batter. Bang. Win. Defeat.


BEAR - BORE - BORNE

Carry. Bring. Transport. Support. Tolerate. Produce. Generate. Give birth to.


BECOME - BECAME - BECOME

Be. Get. Turn. Exist. Come. Happen. Begin to be.


BEGIN - BEGAN - BEGUN

Start. Initiate. Commence. Open.


BEND - BENT - BENT

Curve. Flex. Fold. Buckle. Inflect.


BET - BET - BET

Risk. Stake. Gamble. Wager.


BID - BID - BID

Offer. Propose. Afford. Pay.


BID - BID or BADE - BIDDEN (OLD)

Tell. Order. Command. Instruct. Wish.


BIND - BOUND - BOUND

Tie. Fasten. Link. Join. Attach.


BITE - BIT - BITTEN

Eat. Nip. Chew. Munch.


BLEED - BLED - BLED

Lose blood. Hemorrhage.


BLOW - BLEW - BLOWN

Puff. Inflate. Gust. Burst. Explode. Break.


BREAK - BROKE - BROKEN

Smash. Crash. Breach. Infringe. Violate. Shatter. Stop. Interrupt.


BREED - BRED - BRED

Produce offspring. Reproduce. Raise.


BRING - BROUGHT - BROUGHT

Carry. Take. Conduct. Get.


BUILD - BUILT - BUILT

Construct. Create. Make. Fabricate. Produce. Edify. Found. Erect. Raise.


BURN - BURNT - BURNT

Blaze. Fire. Glow. Singe. Char. Carbonize. Carbonise.


BURST - BURST - BURST

Explode. Break. Detonate. Blow up.


BUY - BOUGHT - BOUGHT

Purchase. Acquire. Market. Get.


CAST - CAST - CAST

Launch. Throw. Toss. Fling.


CATCH - CAUGHT - CAUGHT

Take. Get. Grab. Capture. Reach. Grasp. Grip. Seize.


CHOOSE - CHOSE - CHOSEN

Select. Pick. Prefer. Cull.


CLING - CLUNG - CLUNG

Clutch. Join. Stick. Adhere. Attach.


COME - CAME - COME

Move toward or into a place. Get. Arrive. Reach.


COST - COST - COST

Price. Value. Amount. Sell for.


CREEP - CREPT - CREPT

Sneak. Tiptoe. Crawl. Slither.


CUT - CUT - CUT

Divide. Split. Trim. Chop. Slice. Separate. Reduce.


DEAL - DEALT - DEALT

Treat. Handle. Trade. Distribute. Serve. Provide. Give. Supply.


DIG - DUG - DUG

Excavate. Mine. Delve. Hollow. Ditch.


DO - DID - DONE

Make. Act. Work. Produce. Operate. Behave. Play. Perform.


DRAW - DREW - DRAWN

Sketch. Plot. Outline. Plan. Pull. Extract.


DREAM - DREAMT - DREAMT

Daydream. Fantasize. Think. Contemplate. Consider.


DRINK - DRANK - DRUNK

Swallow. Ingest. Consume. Devour. Guzzle. Sip. Imbibe.


DRIVE - DROVE - DRIVEN

Guide. Pilot. Steer. Ride. Handle. Conduct.


DWELL - DWELT - DWELT

Live. Inhabit. Reside. Lengthen.


EAT - ATE - EATEN

Consume. Ingest. Devour. Swallow.


FALL - FELL - FALLEN

Go Down. Drop. Topple. Tumble.


FEED - FED - FED

Nourish. Nurture. Give food to. Provide food for.


FEEL - FELT - FELT

Perceive. Sense. Detect. Hear. Notice. Experience.


FIGHT - FOUGHT - FOUGHT

Combat. Battle. Contend. Struggle. Strive. Wrestle.


FIND - FOUND - FOUND

Discover. See. Uncover. Detect. Notice. Expose.


FIT - FIT - FIT

Suit. Adapt. Adjust. Match. Wear. Lay. Place. Accommodate. Go with.


FLEE - FLED - FLED

Escape. Run away. Bolt.


FLING - FLUNG - FLUNG

Throw. Launch. Hurl. Cast. Toss.


FLY - FLEW - FLOWN

Soar. Wing. Glide. Hover. Levitate.


FORBID - FORBADE - FORBIDDEN

Prohibit. Ban. Interdict. Impede. Inhibit.


FORGET - FORGOT - FORGOTTEN

Disremember. Unlearn. Obliterate.


FORGIVE - FORGAVE - FORGIVEN

Excuse. Pardon. Absolve. Condone.


FREEZE - FROZE - FROZEN

Ice. Congeal. Frost.


GET - GOT - GOT/GOTTEN

Take. Obtain. Receive. Become. Arrive. Buy. Purchase. Have.


GIVE - GAVE - GIVEN

Provide. Transfer. Supply. Pay. Donate.


GO - WENT - GONE

Move. Advance. Proceed. Walk. Progress. Pass. Travel. Journey.


GRIND - GROUND - GROUND

Mill. Crush. Shatter. Smash. Break. Pulverize. Granulate. Triturate.


GROW - GREW - GROWN

Increase. Rise. Raise. Cultivate. Farm. Develop. Expand. Become. Get.


HANG - HUNG - HUNG

Suspend. Attack. Dangle.


HAVE - HAD - HAD

Possess. Own. Get. Do. Make. Eat. Drink. Experience. Take. Receive.


HEAR - HEARD - HEARD

Listen. Perceive. Overhear. Feel. Catch. Get. Apprehend.


HIDE - HID - HIDDEN

Conceal. Occult. Obscure. Secrete. Mask. Disguise.


HIT - HIT - HIT

Strike. Beat. Knock. Affect. Reach.


HOLD - HELD - HELD

Keep. Take. Retain. Carry.


HURT - HURT - HURT

Injure. Wound. Damage. Harm. Offend.


KEEP - KEPT - KEPT

Hold. Take. Retain. Carry. Continue. Maintain.


KNEEL - KNELT - KNELT

Genuflect. Position in which the body is supported by a knee or the knees.


KNOW - KNEW - KNOWN

Learn. Understand. Realize. Recognize. Discern.


LAY - LAID - LAID

Put down. Set down. Pose. Place. Deposit.


LEAD - LED - LED

Conduct. Guide. Bring. Carry. Drive. Head. Manage.


LEAN - LEANT - LEANT

Rest. Recline. Incline. Bend. Slant.


LEAP - LEAPT - LEAPT

Jump. Skip. Hop. Spring.


LEARN - LEARNT - LEARNT

Understand. Know. Study. Gain knowledge.


LEAVE - LEFT - LEFT

Quit. Depart. Go out. Go away.


LEND - LENT - LENT

Give something temporarily.


LET - LET - LET

Allow. Permit. Authorize. Leave.


LIE - LAY - LAIN

Assume a horizontal position.


LIGHT - LIT - LIT

Illumine. Illuminate. Enlighten. Lighten.


LOSE - LOST - LOST

Miss. Waste. Leak. Mislay. Misplace.


MAKE - MADE - MADE

Do. Produce. Perform. Create. Prepare. Build. Construct.


MEAN - MEANT - MEANT

Say. Tell. Speak. Talk. Signify. Intend. Indicate.


MEET - MET - MET

Encounter. Reunite. Assemble. Face. Satisfy.


PAY - PAID - PAID

Give. Reward. Remunerate. Compensate. Wage.


PUT - PUT - PUT

Place. Set. Lay. Pose.


QUIT - QUIT - QUIT

Exit. Leave. Abandon. Stop. Resign. Cease. Give up.


READ - READ - READ

Study. Look. See. Learn. Interpret. Understand. Examine.


RID - RID - RID

Free. Liberate. Clear. Release. Vacate.


RIDE - RODE - RIDDEN

Mount. Drive. Go. Guide. Travel.


RING - RANG - RUNG

Sound. Play. Trill. Call. Phone. Telephone. Surround. Encircle.


RISE - ROSE - RISEN

Go up. Climb. Ascend. Increase. Raise. Grow. Arise.


RUN - RAN - RUN

Race. Rush. Speed. Go. Walk. Work. Operate.


SAW - SAWED - SAWN

Cut. Slice. Trim. Chop.


SAY - SAID - SAID

Tell. Speak. Talk. Affirm. Pronounce.


SEE - SAW - SEEN

View. Look. Watch. Observe. Notice. Examine. Perceive.


SEEK - SOUGHT - SOUGHT

Search. Investigate. Pursue. Look for.


SELL - SOLD - SOLD

Trade. Deal. Bargain. Dispose. Give.


SEND - SENT - SENT

Post. Forward. Dispatch. Ship.


SET - SET - SET

Put. Place. Lay. Fix. Secure. Adjust. Regulate. Establish. Decide.


SEW - SEWED - SEWN

Using a needle and a thread or a sewing machine.


SHAKE - SHOOK - SHAKEN

Agitate. Tremble. Stir.


SHEAR - SHEARED - SHORN

Shave. Cut. Clip. Fleece.


SHED - SHED - SHED

Pour. Spill. Spread. Scatter. Sprinkle. Disseminate.


SHINE - SHONE - SHONE

Glitter. Sparkle. Gleam. Glisten. Shimmer.


SHOO - SHOOED - SHOOED

Make a person or animal go away.


SHOOT - SHOT - SHOT

Fire. Hit. Throw. Strike. Film. Sprout.


SHOW - SHOWED - SHOWN

Display. Exhibit. Reveal. Indicate. Manifest. Prove. Demonstrate.


SHRINK - SHRANK - SHRUNK

Reduce. Decrease. Restrict. Contract. Shorten. Tighten. Narrow.


SHUT - SHUT - SHUT

Close. Pull. Push. Slam. Lock. Fasten. Tighten.


SING - SANG - SUNG

Chant. Carol. Croon. Intone. Chorus.


SINK - SANK - SUNK

Go down. Descend. Fall. Drop.


SIT - SAT - SAT

Take a seat. Rest. Settle. Perch.


SLEEP - SLEPT - SLEPT

Rest. Be asleep. Snooze. Doze.


SLIDE - SLID - SLID

Slip. Glide. Pass. Skid.


SLING - SLUNG - SLUNG

Hang. Suspend. Throw. Fling.


SLINK - SLUNK - SLUNK

Slip. Move smoothly and quietly.


SLIT - SLIT - SLIT

Cut. Slash. Cleave. Slice. Split.


SMELL - SMELT - SMELT

Sniff. Nose. Scent. Perfume.


SOW - SOWED - SOWN

Seed. Spread. Scatter. Shed. Spill. Sprinkle.


SPEAK - SPOKE - SPOKEN

Say. Talk. Tell. Express. Mean.


SPEED - SPED - SPED

Hurry. Rush. Run. Race. Dash. Sprint. Hurtle. Hasten.


SPELL - SPELT - SPELT

Pronounce the letters of a word.


SPEND - SPENT - SPENT

Pay. Buy. Elapse. Pass.


SPILL - SPILT - SPILT

Pour. Shed. Spread. Scatter. Sprinkle. Topple. Drop. Tip over.


SPIN - SPUN - SPUN

Rotate. Turn. Revolve. Roll. Gyrate. Swirl. Whirl.


SPIT - SPAT - SPAT

Expectorate. Eject saliva.


SPLIT - SPLIT - SPLIT

Divide. Separate. Break. Cut. Fracture. Cleave.


SPOIL - SPOILT - SPOILT

Ruin. Damage. Waste. Destroy. Wreck. Break. Mar.


SPREAD - SPREAD - SPREAD

Extend. Disseminate. Diffuse. Open out.


SPRING - SPRANG - SPRUNG

Jump. Leap. Originate. Arise. Derive. Emanate. Stem.


STAND - STOOD - STOOD

Stay. Remain. Rest. Be vertical.


STEAL - STOLE - STOLEN

Thieve. Subtract. Purloin. Rob.


STICK - STUCK - STUCK

Insert. Glue. Paste. Attach.


STING - STUNG - STUNG

Prick. Needle. Bite. Wound.


STINK - STANK - STUNK

Smell bad.


STRIDE - STRODE - STRODE

Walk with long steps.


STRIKE - STRUCK - STRUCK

Hit. Affect. Beat. Bang. Knock. Attack. Bash.


STRING - STRUNG - STRUNG

Hang. Suspend. Append. Sling.


STRIVE - STROVE - STRIVEN

Fight. Struggle. Combat. Battle. Wrestle. Attempt. Endeavor.


SWEAR - SWORE - SWORN

Promise. Pledge. Undertake. Guarantee. Curse. Imprecate.


SWEEP - SWEPT - SWEPT

Clean. Wash. Cleanse. Mop. Wipe. Brush. Scrub.


SWELL - SWELLED - SWOLLEN

Expand. Enlarge. Increase. Inflate. Bloat. Dilate.


SWIM - SWAM - SWUM

Bathe. Float. Buoy.


SWING - SWUNG - SWUNG

Move. Rotate. Oscillate. Turn. Fluctuate. Sway. Wobble. Dangle.


TAKE - TOOK - TAKEN

Get. Catch. Seize. Keep. Hold. Bring. Carry.


TEACH - TAUGHT - TAUGHT

Educate. Instruct. Explain. Train.


TEAR - TORE - TORN

Rip. Lacerate. Split. Shred. Mangle.


TELL - TOLD - TOLD

Say. Speak. Talk. Inform. Mean. Communicate.


THINK - THOUGHT - THOUGHT

Consider. Believe. Reflect. Imagine. Mind. Mean.


THROW - THREW - THROWN

Launch. Cast. Toss. Hurl. Fling.


THRUST - THRUST - THRUST

Push. Shove. Propel. Force.


TREAD - TROD - TRODDEN

Walk. Go. Step. Stride. Proceed. Progress. Trample.


UNDERSTAND - UNDERSTOOD - UNDERSTOOD

Realize. Comprehend. Know. Learn.


WAKE - WOKE - WOKEN

Awake. Rise. Arise. Stop sleeping.


WEAR - WORE - WORN

Dress. Clothe. Put. Attire. Have on.


WEAVE - WOVE - WOVEN

Interlace. Interweave. Entwine. Dodge. Zigzag.


WEEP - WEPT - WEPT

Cry. Mourn. Sob. Bawl. Snivel. Shed tears.


WIN - WON - WON

Defeat. Overcome. Beat. Conquer.


WIND - WOUND - WOUND

Wrap. Envelop. Roll. Twist.


WRING - WRUNG - WRUNG

Squeeze. Twist. Crush.


WRITE - WROTE - WRITTEN

Pen. Note. Record. Register. Compose. Formulate.