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How to conjugate Provocar in Spanish

To provoke Irregular Verb

Introduction

Provocar is the Spanish verb for "to provoke". It is an irregular verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 18 major Spanish tenses!

SpanishEnglish
Infinitiveprovocarto provoke
Past participleprovocadoprovoked
Gerundprovocandoprovoking
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Indicative Tenses of Provocar

Provocar in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of provocar 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, "provoco", meaning "I provoke".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoprovocoI provoke
provocasyou provoke
Ella / Él / Ustedprovocas/he provoke, you (formal) provoke
Nosotras / Nosotrosprovocamoswe provoke
Vosotras / Vosotrosprovocáisyou (plural) provoke
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesprovocanthey provoke, you (plural formal) provoke
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Provocar in the Indicative Preterite

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoprovoqué I provoked
provocasteyou provoked
Ella / Él / Ustedprovocós/he provoked, you (formal) provoked
Nosotras / Nosotrosprovocamoswe provoked
Vosotras / Vosotrosprovocasteisyou (plural) provoked
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesprovocaronthey provoked, you (plural formal) provoked

The red dot () above denotes an irregular conjugation.

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Provocar in the Indicative Imperfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoprovocabaI used to provoke
provocabasyou used to provoke
Ella / Él / Ustedprovocabas/he used to provoke, you (formal) used to provoke
Nosotras / Nosotrosprovocábamoswe used to provoke
Vosotras / Vosotrosprovocabaisyou (plural) used to provoke
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesprovocabanthey used to provoke, you (plural formal) used to provoke
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Provocar in the Indicative Present Continuous

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoestoy provocandoI am provoking
estás provocandoyou are provoking
Ella / Él / Ustedestá provocandos/he is provoking, you (formal) are provoking
Nosotras / Nosotrosestamos provocandowe are provoking
Vosotras / Vosotrosestáis provocandoyou (plural) are provoking
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesestán provocandothey are provoking, you (plural formal) are provoking
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Provocar in the Indicative Informal Future

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yovoy a provocarI am going to provoke
vas a provocaryou are going to provoke
Ella / Él / Ustedva a provocars/he is going to provoke, you (formal) are going to provoke
Nosotras / Nosotrosvamos a provocarwe are going to provoke
Vosotras / Vosotrosvais a provocaryou (plural) are going to provoke
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvan a provocarthey are going to provoke, you (plural formal) are going to provoke
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Provocar in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of provocar is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "provocaré", meaning "I will provoke".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoprovocaréI will provoke
provocarásyou will provoke
Ella / Él / Ustedprovocarás/he will provoke, you (formal) will provoke
Nosotras / Nosotrosprovocaremoswe will provoke
Vosotras / Vosotrosprovocaréisyou (plural) will provoke
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesprovocaránthey will provoke, you (plural formal) will provoke
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Provocar in the Indicative Conditional

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoprovocaríaI would provoke
provocaríasyou would provoke
Ella / Él / Ustedprovocarías/he would provoke, you (formal) would provoke
Nosotras / Nosotrosprovocaríamoswe would provoke
Vosotras / Vosotrosprovocaríaisyou (plural) would provoke
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesprovocaríanthey would provoke, you (plural formal) would provoke
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Provocar in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of provocar 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 provocado", meaning "I have provoked".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe provocadoI have provoked
has provocadoyou have provoked
Ella / Él / Ustedha provocados/he has provoked, you (formal) have provoked
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos provocadowe have provoked
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis provocadoyou (plural) have provoked
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan provocadothey have provoked, you (plural formal) have provoked
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Provocar in the Indicative Past Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía provocadoI had provoked
habías provocadoyou had provoked
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía provocados/he had provoked, you (formal) had provoked
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos provocadowe had provoked
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais provocadoyou (plural) had provoked
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían provocadothey had provoked, you (plural formal) had provoked
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Provocar in the Indicative Future Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré provocadoI will have provoked
habrás provocadoyou will have provoked
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá provocados/he will have provoked, you (formal) will have provoked
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos provocadowe will have provoked
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis provocadoyou (plural) will have provoked
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán provocadothey will have provoked, you (plural formal) will have provoked
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Provocar in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría provocadoI would have provoked
habrías provocadoyou would have provoked
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría provocados/he would have provoked, you (formal) would have provoked
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos provocadowe would have provoked
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais provocadoyou (plural) would have provoked
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían provocadothey would have provoked, you (plural formal) would have provoked
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Subjunctive Tenses of Provocar

Provocar 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, "provoque", meaning "I provoke".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoprovoque I provoke
provoques you provoke
Ella / Él / Ustedprovoque s/he provoke, you (formal) provoke
Nosotras / Nosotrosprovoquemos we provoke
Vosotras / Vosotrosprovoquéis you (plural) provoke
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesprovoquen they provoke, you (plural formal) provoke

The red dot () above denotes an irregular conjugation.

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Provocar 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, "provocara", meaning "I provoked".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoprovocaraI provoked
provocarasyou provoked
Ella / Él / Ustedprovocaras/he provoked, you (formal) provoked
Nosotras / Nosotrosprovocáramoswe provoked
Vosotras / Vosotrosprovocaraisyou (plural) provoked
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesprovocaranthey provoked, you (plural formal) provoked
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Provocar 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, "provocare", meaning "I will provoke".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoprovocareI will provoke
provocaresyou will provoke
Ella / Él / Ustedprovocares/he will provoke, you (formal) will provoke
Nosotras / Nosotrosprovocáremoswe will provoke
Vosotras / Vosotrosprovocareisyou (plural) will provoke
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesprovocarenthey will provoke, you (plural formal) will provoke
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Provocar 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 provocado", meaning "I have provoked".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya provocadoI have provoked
hayas provocadoyou have provoked
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya provocados/he has provoked, you (formal) have provoked
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos provocadowe have provoked
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis provocadoyou (plural) have provoked
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan provocadothey have provoked, you (plural formal) have provoked
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Provocar 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 provocado", meaning "I had provoked".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera provocadoI had provoked
hubieras provocadoyou had provoked
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera provocados/he had provoked, you (formal) had provoked
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos provocadowe had provoked
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais provocadoyou (plural) had provoked
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran provocadothey had provoked, you (plural formal) had provoked
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Provocar 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 provocado", meaning "I will have provoked".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere provocadoI will have provoked
hubieres provocadoyou will have provoked
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere provocados/he will have provoked, you (formal) will have provoked
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos provocadowe will have provoked
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis provocadoyou (plural) will have provoked
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren provocadothey will have provoked, you (plural formal) will have provoked
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Imperative Tenses of Provocar

Provocar in the Imperative Affirmative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
provoca(to you) provoke!
Ella / Él / Ustedprovoque (to you formal) provoke!
Nosotras / Nosotrosprovoquemos let's provoke!
Vosotras / Vosotrosprovocad(to you plural) provoke!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesprovoquen (to you plural formal) provoke!

The red dot () above denotes an irregular conjugation.

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Provocar in the Imperative Negative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
no provoques (to you) don't provoke!
Ella / Él / Ustedno provoque (to you formal) don't provoke!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno provoquemos let's not provoke!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno provoquéis (to you plural) don't provoke!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno provoquen (to you plural formal) don't provoke!

The red dot () above denotes an irregular conjugation.

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