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How to conjugate Empeorar in Spanish

To worsen, to deteriorate Regular AR Verb

Introduction

Empeorar is the Spanish verb for "to worsen, to deteriorate". It is a regular AR verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 18 major Spanish tenses!

Similar verbs to empeorar include: agravar.

SpanishEnglish
Infinitiveempeorarto worsen, to deteriorate
Past participleempeoradoworsened
Gerundempeorandoworsening
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Indicative Tenses of Empeorar

Empeorar in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of empeorar 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, "empeoro", meaning "I worsen".

In Spanish, the Indicative Present is known as "El Presente".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoempeoroI worsen
Túempeorasyou worsen
Ella / Él / Ustedempeoras/he worsens, you (formal) worsens
Nosotras / Nosotrosempeoramoswe worsen
Vosotras / Vosotrosempeoráisyou (plural) worsen
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesempeoranthey worsen, you (plural formal) worsen
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Empeorar in the Indicative Preterite

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

In Spanish, the Indicative Preterite is known as "El Pretérito Indefinido".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoempeoréI worsened
Túempeorasteyou worsened
Ella / Él / Ustedempeorós/he worsened, you (formal) worsened
Nosotras / Nosotrosempeoramoswe worsened
Vosotras / Vosotrosempeorasteisyou (plural) worsened
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesempeoraronthey worsened, you (plural formal) worsened
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Empeorar in the Indicative Imperfect

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

In Spanish, the Indicative Imperfect is known as "El Pretérito Imperfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoempeorabaI used to worsen
Túempeorabasyou used to worsen
Ella / Él / Ustedempeorabas/he used to worsen, you (formal) used to worsen
Nosotras / Nosotrosempeorábamoswe used to worsen
Vosotras / Vosotrosempeorabaisyou (plural) used to worsen
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesempeorabanthey used to worsen, you (plural formal) used to worsen
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Empeorar in the Indicative Present Continuous

The Indicative Present Continuous of empeorar is used to talk about something that is happening continuously or right now. For example, "estoy empeorando", meaning "I am worsening".

In Spanish, the Indicative Present Continuous is known as "El Presente Progresivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoestoy empeorandoI am worsening
Túestás empeorandoyou are worsening
Ella / Él / Ustedestá empeorandos/he is worsening, you (formal) are worsening
Nosotras / Nosotrosestamos empeorandowe are worsening
Vosotras / Vosotrosestáis empeorandoyou (plural) are worsening
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesestán empeorandothey are worsening, you (plural formal) are worsening
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Empeorar in the Indicative Informal Future

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

In Spanish, the Indicative Informal Future is known as "El Futuro Próximo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yovoy a empeorarI am going to worsen
Túvas a empeoraryou are going to worsen
Ella / Él / Ustedva a empeorars/he is going to worsen, you (formal) are going to worsen
Nosotras / Nosotrosvamos a empeorarwe are going to worsen
Vosotras / Vosotrosvais a empeoraryou (plural) are going to worsen
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvan a empeorarthey are going to worsen, you (plural formal) are going to worsen
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Empeorar in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of empeorar is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "empeoraré", meaning "I will worsen".

In Spanish, the Indicative Future is known as "El Futuro Simple".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoempeoraréI will worsen
Túempeorarásyou will worsen
Ella / Él / Ustedempeorarás/he will worsen, you (formal) will worsen
Nosotras / Nosotrosempeoraremoswe will worsen
Vosotras / Vosotrosempeoraréisyou (plural) will worsen
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesempeoraránthey will worsen, you (plural formal) will worsen
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Empeorar in the Indicative Conditional

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

In Spanish, the Indicative Conditional is known as "El Condicional Simple".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoempeoraríaI would worsen
Túempeoraríasyou would worsen
Ella / Él / Ustedempeorarías/he would worsen, you (formal) would worsen
Nosotras / Nosotrosempeoraríamoswe would worsen
Vosotras / Vosotrosempeoraríaisyou (plural) would worsen
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesempeoraríanthey would worsen, you (plural formal) would worsen
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Empeorar in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of empeorar 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 empeorado", meaning "I have worsened".

In Spanish, the Indicative Present Perfect is known as "El Pretérito Perfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe empeoradoI have worsened
Túhas empeoradoyou have worsened
Ella / Él / Ustedha empeorados/he has worsened, you (formal) have worsened
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos empeoradowe have worsened
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis empeoradoyou (plural) have worsened
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan empeoradothey have worsened, you (plural formal) have worsened
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Empeorar in the Indicative Past Perfect

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

In Spanish, the Indicative Past Perfect is known as "El Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía empeoradoI had worsened
Túhabías empeoradoyou had worsened
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía empeorados/he had worsened, you (formal) had worsened
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos empeoradowe had worsened
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais empeoradoyou (plural) had worsened
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían empeoradothey had worsened, you (plural formal) had worsened
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Empeorar in the Indicative Future Perfect

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

In Spanish, the Indicative Future Perfect is known as "El Futuro Perfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré empeoradoI will have worsened
Túhabrás empeoradoyou will have worsened
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá empeorados/he will have worsened, you (formal) will have worsened
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos empeoradowe will have worsened
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis empeoradoyou (plural) will have worsened
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán empeoradothey will have worsened, you (plural formal) will have worsened
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Empeorar in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

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

In Spanish, the Indicative Conditional Perfect is known as "El Condicional Perfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría empeoradoI would have worsened
Túhabrías empeoradoyou would have worsened
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría empeorados/he would have worsened, you (formal) would have worsened
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos empeoradowe would have worsened
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais empeoradoyou (plural) would have worsened
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían empeoradothey would have worsened, you (plural formal) would have worsened
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Subjunctive Tenses of Empeorar

Empeorar 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, "empeore", meaning "I worsen".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Present is known as "El Presente de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoempeoreI worsen
Túempeoresyou worsen
Ella / Él / Ustedempeores/he worsens, you (formal) worsens
Nosotras / Nosotrosempeoremoswe worsen
Vosotras / Vosotrosempeoréisyou (plural) worsen
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesempeorenthey worsen, you (plural formal) worsen
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Empeorar 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, "empeorara", meaning "I worsened".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Imperfect is known as "El Imperfecto Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoempeoraraI worsened
Túempeorarasyou worsened
Ella / Él / Ustedempeoraras/he worsened, you (formal) worsened
Nosotras / Nosotrosempeoráramoswe worsened
Vosotras / Vosotrosempeoraraisyou (plural) worsened
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesempeoraranthey worsened, you (plural formal) worsened
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Empeorar in the Subjunctive Future

The Subjunctive Future is used to speak about hypothetical situations, and actions/events that may happen in the future. Note that this is very rarely used in Spanish. For example, "empeorare", meaning "I will worsen".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Future is known as "El Futuro de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoempeorareI will worsen
Túempeoraresyou will worsen
Ella / Él / Ustedempeorares/he will worsen, you (formal) will worsen
Nosotras / Nosotrosempeoráremoswe will worsen
Vosotras / Vosotrosempeorareisyou (plural) will worsen
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesempeorarenthey will worsen, you (plural formal) will worsen
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Empeorar 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 empeorado", meaning "I have worsened".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Present Perfect is known as "El Pretérito Perfecto de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya empeoradoI have worsened
Túhayas empeoradoyou have worsened
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya empeorados/he has worsened, you (formal) have worsened
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos empeoradowe have worsened
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis empeoradoyou (plural) have worsened
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan empeoradothey have worsened, you (plural formal) have worsened
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Empeorar 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 empeorado", meaning "I had worsened".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Past Perfect is known as "El Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera empeoradoI had worsened
Túhubieras empeoradoyou had worsened
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera empeorados/he had worsened, you (formal) had worsened
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos empeoradowe had worsened
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais empeoradoyou (plural) had worsened
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran empeoradothey had worsened, you (plural formal) had worsened
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Empeorar 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. Note that this is very rarely used in Spanish. For example, "hubiere empeorado", meaning "I will have worsened".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Future Perfect is known as "El Futuro Perfecto de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere empeoradoI will have worsened
Túhubieres empeoradoyou will have worsened
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere empeorados/he will have worsened, you (formal) will have worsened
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos empeoradowe will have worsened
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis empeoradoyou (plural) will have worsened
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren empeoradothey will have worsened, you (plural formal) will have worsened
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Imperative Tenses of Empeorar

Empeorar in the Imperative Affirmative

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

In Spanish, the Imperative Affirmative is known as "El Imperativo Afirmativo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
Túempeora(to you) worsen!
Ella / Él / Ustedempeore(to you formal) worsen!
Nosotras / Nosotrosempeoremoslet's worsen!
Vosotras / Vosotrosempeorad(to you plural) worsen!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesempeoren(to you plural formal) worsen!
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Empeorar in the Imperative Negative

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

In Spanish, the Imperative Negative is known as "El Imperativo Negativo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
Túno empeores(to you) don't worsen!
Ella / Él / Ustedno empeore(to you formal) don't worsen!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno empeoremoslet's not worsen!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno empeoréis(to you plural) don't worsen!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno empeoren(to you plural formal) don't worsen!
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