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How to conjugate Exigir in Spanish

To require, to demand Irregular Verb

Introduction

Exigir is the Spanish verb for "to require, to demand". It is an irregular verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 18 major Spanish tenses!

Similar verbs to exigir include: demandar, requerir.

SpanishEnglish
Infinitiveexigirto require, to demand
Past participleexigidorequired
Gerundexigiendorequiring
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Indicative Tenses of Exigir

Exigir in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of exigir 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, "exijo", meaning "I require".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoexijo I require
exigesyou require
Ella / Él / Ustedexiges/he require, you (formal) require
Nosotras / Nosotrosexigimoswe require
Vosotras / Vosotrosexigísyou (plural) require
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesexigenthey require, you (plural formal) require

The red dot () above denotes an irregular conjugation.

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Exigir in the Indicative Preterite

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoexigíI required
exigisteyou required
Ella / Él / Ustedexigiós/he required, you (formal) required
Nosotras / Nosotrosexigimoswe required
Vosotras / Vosotrosexigisteisyou (plural) required
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesexigieronthey required, you (plural formal) required
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Exigir in the Indicative Imperfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoexigíaI used to require
exigíasyou used to require
Ella / Él / Ustedexigías/he used to require, you (formal) used to require
Nosotras / Nosotrosexigíamoswe used to require
Vosotras / Vosotrosexigíaisyou (plural) used to require
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesexigíanthey used to require, you (plural formal) used to require
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Exigir in the Indicative Present Continuous

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoestoy exigiendoI am requiring
estás exigiendoyou are requiring
Ella / Él / Ustedestá exigiendos/he is requiring, you (formal) are requiring
Nosotras / Nosotrosestamos exigiendowe are requiring
Vosotras / Vosotrosestáis exigiendoyou (plural) are requiring
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesestán exigiendothey are requiring, you (plural formal) are requiring
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Exigir in the Indicative Informal Future

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yovoy a exigirI am going to require
vas a exigiryou are going to require
Ella / Él / Ustedva a exigirs/he is going to require, you (formal) are going to require
Nosotras / Nosotrosvamos a exigirwe are going to require
Vosotras / Vosotrosvais a exigiryou (plural) are going to require
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvan a exigirthey are going to require, you (plural formal) are going to require
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Exigir in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of exigir is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "exigiré", meaning "I will require".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoexigiréI will require
exigirásyou will require
Ella / Él / Ustedexigirás/he will require, you (formal) will require
Nosotras / Nosotrosexigiremoswe will require
Vosotras / Vosotrosexigiréisyou (plural) will require
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesexigiránthey will require, you (plural formal) will require
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Exigir in the Indicative Conditional

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoexigiríaI would require
exigiríasyou would require
Ella / Él / Ustedexigirías/he would require, you (formal) would require
Nosotras / Nosotrosexigiríamoswe would require
Vosotras / Vosotrosexigiríaisyou (plural) would require
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesexigiríanthey would require, you (plural formal) would require
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Exigir in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of exigir 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 exigido", meaning "I have required".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe exigidoI have required
has exigidoyou have required
Ella / Él / Ustedha exigidos/he has required, you (formal) have required
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos exigidowe have required
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis exigidoyou (plural) have required
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan exigidothey have required, you (plural formal) have required
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Exigir in the Indicative Past Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía exigidoI had required
habías exigidoyou had required
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía exigidos/he had required, you (formal) had required
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos exigidowe had required
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais exigidoyou (plural) had required
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían exigidothey had required, you (plural formal) had required
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Exigir in the Indicative Future Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré exigidoI will have required
habrás exigidoyou will have required
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá exigidos/he will have required, you (formal) will have required
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos exigidowe will have required
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis exigidoyou (plural) will have required
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán exigidothey will have required, you (plural formal) will have required
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Exigir in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría exigidoI would have required
habrías exigidoyou would have required
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría exigidos/he would have required, you (formal) would have required
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos exigidowe would have required
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais exigidoyou (plural) would have required
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían exigidothey would have required, you (plural formal) would have required
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Subjunctive Tenses of Exigir

Exigir 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, "exija", meaning "I require".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoexija I require
exijas you require
Ella / Él / Ustedexija s/he require, you (formal) require
Nosotras / Nosotrosexijamos we require
Vosotras / Vosotrosexijáis you (plural) require
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesexijan they require, you (plural formal) require

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Exigir 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, "exigiera", meaning "I required".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoexigieraI required
exigierasyou required
Ella / Él / Ustedexigieras/he required, you (formal) required
Nosotras / Nosotrosexigiéramoswe required
Vosotras / Vosotrosexigieraisyou (plural) required
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesexigieranthey required, you (plural formal) required
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Exigir 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, "exigiere", meaning "I will require".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoexigiereI will require
exigieresyou will require
Ella / Él / Ustedexigieres/he will require, you (formal) will require
Nosotras / Nosotrosexigiéremoswe will require
Vosotras / Vosotrosexigiereisyou (plural) will require
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesexigierenthey will require, you (plural formal) will require
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Exigir 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 exigido", meaning "I have required".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya exigidoI have required
hayas exigidoyou have required
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya exigidos/he has required, you (formal) have required
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos exigidowe have required
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis exigidoyou (plural) have required
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan exigidothey have required, you (plural formal) have required
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Exigir 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 exigido", meaning "I had required".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera exigidoI had required
hubieras exigidoyou had required
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera exigidos/he had required, you (formal) had required
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos exigidowe had required
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais exigidoyou (plural) had required
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran exigidothey had required, you (plural formal) had required
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Exigir 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 exigido", meaning "I will have required".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere exigidoI will have required
hubieres exigidoyou will have required
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere exigidos/he will have required, you (formal) will have required
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos exigidowe will have required
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis exigidoyou (plural) will have required
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren exigidothey will have required, you (plural formal) will have required
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Imperative Tenses of Exigir

Exigir in the Imperative Affirmative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
exige(to you) require!
Ella / Él / Ustedexija (to you formal) require!
Nosotras / Nosotrosexijamos let's require!
Vosotras / Vosotrosexigid(to you plural) require!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesexijan (to you plural formal) require!

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Exigir in the Imperative Negative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
no exijas (to you) don't require!
Ella / Él / Ustedno exija (to you formal) don't require!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno exijamos let's not require!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno exijáis (to you plural) don't require!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno exijan (to you plural formal) don't require!

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