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Popular Spanish Verb Conjugations

We have full conjugation tables for the 96 most popular verbs in Spanish, in 16 tenses and 3 moods. See the complete list below, including full English translations.

1. ser – to be (permanent)

2. estar – to be (temporary)

3. tener – to have

4. hacer – to do, to make

5. poder – to be able to

6. decir – to say, to tell

7. ir – to go

8. ver – to see

9. dar – to give

10. saber – to know (things)

11. llegar – to arrive, to come, to reach

12. pasar – to pass, to happen, to go through

13. deber – to owe, to must, to should

14. poner – to put, to place

15. parecer – to seem, to appear, to look like

16. quedar – to stay, to remain, to be left

17. creer – to believe

18. haber – to have (auxiliary)

19. hablar – to talk, to speak

20. llevar – to carry, to take, to bring, to wear

21. dejar – to leave, to let / allow

22. seguir – to follow, to continue

23. encontrar – to find

24. llamar – to call

25. venir – to come

26. pensar – to think

27. salir – to leave, to go out, to get out

28. volver – to return

29. tomar – to drink, to take

30. conocer – to know (people, places)

31. vivir – to live

32. sentir – to feel

33. tratar – to try

34. mirar – to look (at), to watch

35. contar – to count, to tell

36. empezar – to start, to begin

37. esperar – to wait, to hope

38. buscar – to search (for), to look (for)

39. existir – to exist

40. entrar – to enter

41. trabajar – to work

42. escribir – to write

43. perder – to lose

44. producir – to produce

45. entender – to understand

46. pedir – to ask for, to request, to order

47. recibir – to receive

48. recordar – to remember, to recall, to remind

49. terminar – to end, to terminate, to finish

50. permitir – to allow, to permit

51. aparecer – to appear

52. conseguir – to get, to obtain

53. comenzar – to start, to commence, to begin

54. servir – to serve

55. sacar – to take, to get, to take out

56. necesitar – to need

57. mantener – to maintain, to keep

58. leer – to read

59. caer – to fall

60. cambiar – to change

61. presentar – to present

62. crear – to create

63. abrir – to open

64. considerar – to consider

65. oír – to hear

66. acabar – to finish, to end, to complete

67. convertir – to convert

68. ganar – to win, to gain, to earn

69. formar – to form

70. traer – to bring, to get, to carry

71. partir – to split, to depart

72. morir – to die

73. aceptar – to accept

74. realizar – to perform, to carry out, to realise

75. suponer – to suppose, to guess

76. comprender – to comprehend, to understand

77. lograr – to achieve, to accomplish, to attain

78. explicar – to explain

79. preguntar – to ask, to question

80. tocar – to touch, to play (an instrument)

81. reconocer – to recognise

82. estudiar – to study

83. alcanzar – to reach, to attain, to achieve, to accomplish

84. nacer – to be born

85. dirigir – to direct, to lead

86. correr – to run, to race

87. utilizar – to use, to utilize

88. pagar – to pay (for)

89. ayudar – to help, to assist

90. gustar – to please

91. jugar – to play

92. escuchar – to listen to, to hear

93. ofrecer – to offer

94. descubrir – to discover

95. levantar – to lift (up), to raise, to pick up

96. intentar – to try, to attempt

Note on sample sentences: we provide sample sentences for most of the verbs above (see them by clicking through to a specific verb). The majority of these sentences and translations are sourced from Tatoeba's open source sentence library. The data is released under a CC BY 2.0 license. We really appreciate the efforts of Tatoeba and their users in open sourcing these sentences.

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