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How to conjugate Depender in Spanish

To depend Regular ER Verb

Introduction

Depender is the Spanish verb for "to depend". It is a regular ER verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 18 major Spanish tenses!

SpanishEnglish
Infinitivedependerto depend
Past participledependidodepended
Gerunddependiendodepending
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Indicative Tenses of Depender

Depender in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of depender is used to talk about situations, events or thoughts that are happening now or in the near future. It is also used to talk about facts and truths. For example, "dependo", meaning "I depend".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodependoI depend
dependesyou depend
Ella / Él / Usteddependes/he depend, you (formal) depend
Nosotras / Nosotrosdependemoswe depend
Vosotras / Vosotrosdependéisyou (plural) depend
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesdependenthey depend, you (plural formal) depend
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Depender in the Indicative Preterite

The Indicative Preterite of depender is used to talk about actions completed in the past, at a specific point in time. For example, "dependí", meaning "I depended".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodependíI depended
dependisteyou depended
Ella / Él / Usteddependiós/he depended, you (formal) depended
Nosotras / Nosotrosdependimoswe depended
Vosotras / Vosotrosdependisteisyou (plural) depended
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesdependieronthey depended, you (plural formal) depended
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Depender in the Indicative Imperfect

The Indicative Imperfect of depender is used to describe regular and repeated actions that happened in the past and descriptions of things you used to do. For example, "dependía", meaning "I used to depend".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodependíaI used to depend
dependíasyou used to depend
Ella / Él / Usteddependías/he used to depend, you (formal) used to depend
Nosotras / Nosotrosdependíamoswe used to depend
Vosotras / Vosotrosdependíaisyou (plural) used to depend
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesdependíanthey used to depend, you (plural formal) used to depend
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Depender in the Indicative Present Continuous

The Indicative Present Continuous of depender is used to talk about something that is happening continuosly or right now. For example, "estoy dependiendo", meaning "I am depending".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoestoy dependiendoI am depending
estás dependiendoyou are depending
Ella / Él / Ustedestá dependiendos/he is depending, you (formal) are depending
Nosotras / Nosotrosestamos dependiendowe are depending
Vosotras / Vosotrosestáis dependiendoyou (plural) are depending
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesestán dependiendothey are depending, you (plural formal) are depending
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Depender in the Indicative Informal Future

The Indicative Informal Future of depender is used to talk about something that will happen in the future, especially in the near future. For example, "voy a depender", meaning "I am going to depend".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yovoy a dependerI am going to depend
vas a dependeryou are going to depend
Ella / Él / Ustedva a dependers/he is going to depend, you (formal) are going to depend
Nosotras / Nosotrosvamos a dependerwe are going to depend
Vosotras / Vosotrosvais a dependeryou (plural) are going to depend
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvan a dependerthey are going to depend, you (plural formal) are going to depend
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Depender in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of depender is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "dependeré", meaning "I will depend".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodependeréI will depend
dependerásyou will depend
Ella / Él / Usteddependerás/he will depend, you (formal) will depend
Nosotras / Nosotrosdependeremoswe will depend
Vosotras / Vosotrosdependeréisyou (plural) will depend
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesdependeránthey will depend, you (plural formal) will depend
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Depender in the Indicative Conditional

The Indicative Conditional of depender is used to talk about something that may happen in the future, hypothesis and probabilities. For example, "dependería", meaning "I would depend".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodependeríaI would depend
dependeríasyou would depend
Ella / Él / Usteddependerías/he would depend, you (formal) would depend
Nosotras / Nosotrosdependeríamoswe would depend
Vosotras / Vosotrosdependeríaisyou (plural) would depend
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesdependeríanthey would depend, you (plural formal) would depend
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Depender in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of depender is used to describe actions that started recently (in the past) and are still happening now or things that have been done recently. For example, "he dependido", meaning "I have depended".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe dependidoI have depended
has dependidoyou have depended
Ella / Él / Ustedha dependidos/he has depended, you (formal) have depended
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos dependidowe have depended
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis dependidoyou (plural) have depended
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan dependidothey have depended, you (plural formal) have depended
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Depender in the Indicative Past Perfect

The Indicative Past Perfect of depender is used to talk about actions that happened before another action in the past. For example, "había dependido", meaning "I had depended".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía dependidoI had depended
habías dependidoyou had depended
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía dependidos/he had depended, you (formal) had depended
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos dependidowe had depended
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais dependidoyou (plural) had depended
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían dependidothey had depended, you (plural formal) had depended
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Depender in the Indicative Future Perfect

The Indicative Future Perfect of depender is used to talk about something that will have happened in the future after something else has already happened. For example, "habré dependido", meaning "I will have depended".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré dependidoI will have depended
habrás dependidoyou will have depended
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá dependidos/he will have depended, you (formal) will have depended
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos dependidowe will have depended
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis dependidoyou (plural) will have depended
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán dependidothey will have depended, you (plural formal) will have depended
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Depender in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

The Indicative Conditional Perfect of depender is used to talk about something that would have happened in the future but didn’t due to another action. For example, "habría dependido", meaning "I would have depended".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría dependidoI would have depended
habrías dependidoyou would have depended
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría dependidos/he would have depended, you (formal) would have depended
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos dependidowe would have depended
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais dependidoyou (plural) would have depended
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían dependidothey would have depended, you (plural formal) would have depended
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Subjunctive Tenses of Depender

Depender in the Subjunctive Present

The Subjunctive Present is used to talk about situations of uncertainty, or emotions such as wishes, desires and hopes. It differs from the indicative mood due to the uncertainty of the events which are being spoken about. For example, "dependa", meaning "I depend".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodependaI depend
dependasyou depend
Ella / Él / Usteddependas/he depend, you (formal) depend
Nosotras / Nosotrosdependamoswe depend
Vosotras / Vosotrosdependáisyou (plural) depend
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesdependanthey depend, you (plural formal) depend
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Depender in the Subjunctive Imperfect

The Subjunctive Imperfect is used to speak about unlikely or uncertain events in the past or to cast an opinion (emotional) about something that happened in the past. For example, "dependiera", meaning "I depended".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodependieraI depended
dependierasyou depended
Ella / Él / Usteddependieras/he depended, you (formal) depended
Nosotras / Nosotrosdependiéramoswe depended
Vosotras / Vosotrosdependieraisyou (plural) depended
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesdependieranthey depended, you (plural formal) depended
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Depender in the Subjunctive Future

The Subjunctive Future is used to speak about hypothetical situations, and actions/events that may happen in the future. For example, "dependiere", meaning "I will depend".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodependiereI will depend
dependieresyou will depend
Ella / Él / Usteddependieres/he will depend, you (formal) will depend
Nosotras / Nosotrosdependiéremoswe will depend
Vosotras / Vosotrosdependiereisyou (plural) will depend
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesdependierenthey will depend, you (plural formal) will depend
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Depender in the Subjunctive Present Perfect

The Subjunctive Present Perfect is used to describe past actions or events that are still connected to the present day and to speak about an action that will have happened by a certain time in the future. For example, "haya dependido", meaning "I have depended".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya dependidoI have depended
hayas dependidoyou have depended
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya dependidos/he has depended, you (formal) have depended
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos dependidowe have depended
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis dependidoyou (plural) have depended
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan dependidothey have depended, you (plural formal) have depended
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Depender in the Subjunctive Past Perfect

The Subjunctive Past Perfect is used to speak about hypothetical situations, and actions/events that occurred before other actions/events in the past. For example, "hubiera dependido", meaning "I had depended".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera dependidoI had depended
hubieras dependidoyou had depended
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera dependidos/he had depended, you (formal) had depended
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos dependidowe had depended
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais dependidoyou (plural) had depended
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran dependidothey had depended, you (plural formal) had depended
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Depender in the Subjunctive Future Perfect

The Subjunctive Future Perfect is used to speak about something that will have happened if a hypothetical situations occurs in the future. For example, "hubiere dependido", meaning "I will have depended".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere dependidoI will have depended
hubieres dependidoyou will have depended
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere dependidos/he will have depended, you (formal) will have depended
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos dependidowe will have depended
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis dependidoyou (plural) will have depended
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren dependidothey will have depended, you (plural formal) will have depended
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Imperative Tenses of Depender

Depender in the Imperative Affirmative

The Imperative Affirmative is used to give orders and commands, to tell someone to do something. For example, "dependa", meaning "(to you formal) depend!".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
depende(to you) depend!
Ella / Él / Usteddependa(to you formal) depend!
Nosotras / Nosotrosdependamoslet's depend!
Vosotras / Vosotrosdepended(to you plural) depend!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesdependan(to you plural formal) depend!
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Depender in the Imperative Negative

The Imperative Negative is used to give orders and commands, telling someone not to do something. For example, "no dependa", meaning "(to you formal) don't depend!".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
no dependas(to you) don't depend!
Ella / Él / Ustedno dependa(to you formal) don't depend!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno dependamoslet's not depend!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno dependáis(to you plural) don't depend!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno dependan(to you plural formal) don't depend!
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