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How to conjugate Reconocer in Spanish

To recognise Irregular

Introduction

Reconocer is the Spanish verb for to recognise. It is an irregular verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 16 major Spanish tenses!

SpanishSpanishEnglish
Infinitivereconocerto recognise
Past participlereconocidorecognised
Gerundreconociendorecognising

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Indicative Tenses of Reconocer

Reconocer in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of reconocer 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, "reconozco", meaning "I recognise".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoreconozcoI recognise
reconocesyou recognise
Ella / Él / Ustedreconoces/he recognise, you (formal) recognise
Nosotras / Nosotrosreconocemoswe recognise
Vosotras / Vosotrosreconocéisyou (plural) recognise
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesreconocenthey recognise, you (plural formal) recognise
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Reconocer in the Indicative Preterite

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoreconocíI recognised
reconocisteyou recognised
Ella / Él / Ustedreconociós/he recognised, you (formal) recognised
Nosotras / Nosotrosreconocimoswe recognised
Vosotras / Vosotrosreconocisteisyou (plural) recognised
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesreconocieronthey recognised, you (plural formal) recognised
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Reconocer in the Indicative Imperfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoreconocíaI used to recognise
reconocíasyou used to recognise
Ella / Él / Ustedreconocías/he used to recognise, you (formal) used to recognise
Nosotras / Nosotrosreconocíamoswe used to recognise
Vosotras / Vosotrosreconocíaisyou (plural) used to recognise
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesreconocíanthey used to recognise, you (plural formal) used to recognise
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Reconocer in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of reconocer is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "reconoceré", meaning "I will recognise".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoreconoceréI will recognise
reconocerásyou will recognise
Ella / Él / Ustedreconocerás/he will recognise, you (formal) will recognise
Nosotras / Nosotrosreconoceremoswe will recognise
Vosotras / Vosotrosreconoceréisyou (plural) will recognise
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesreconoceránthey will recognise, you (plural formal) will recognise
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Reconocer in the Indicative Conditional

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoreconoceríaI would recognise
reconoceríasyou would recognise
Ella / Él / Ustedreconocerías/he would recognise, you (formal) would recognise
Nosotras / Nosotrosreconoceríamoswe would recognise
Vosotras / Vosotrosreconoceríaisyou (plural) would recognise
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesreconoceríanthey would recognise, you (plural formal) would recognise
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Reconocer in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of reconocer 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 reconocido", meaning "I have recognised".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe reconocidoI have recognised
has reconocidoyou have recognised
Ella / Él / Ustedha reconocidos/he has recognised, you (formal) have recognised
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos reconocidowe have recognised
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis reconocidoyou (plural) have recognised
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan reconocidothey have recognised, you (plural formal) have recognised
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Reconocer in the Indicative Past Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía reconocidoI had recognised
habías reconocidoyou had recognised
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía reconocidos/he had recognised, you (formal) had recognised
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos reconocidowe had recognised
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais reconocidoyou (plural) had recognised
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían reconocidothey had recognised, you (plural formal) had recognised
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Reconocer in the Indicative Future Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré reconocidoI will have recognised
habrás reconocidoyou will have recognised
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá reconocidos/he will have recognised, you (formal) will have recognised
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos reconocidowe will have recognised
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis reconocidoyou (plural) will have recognised
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán reconocidothey will have recognised, you (plural formal) will have recognised
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Reconocer in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría reconocidoI would have recognised
habrías reconocidoyou would have recognised
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría reconocidos/he would have recognised, you (formal) would have recognised
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos reconocidowe would have recognised
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais reconocidoyou (plural) would have recognised
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían reconocidothey would have recognised, you (plural formal) would have recognised
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Subjunctive Tenses of Reconocer

Reconocer 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, "reconozca", meaning "I recognise".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoreconozcaI recognise
reconozcasyou recognise
Ella / Él / Ustedreconozcas/he recognise, you (formal) recognise
Nosotras / Nosotrosreconozcamoswe recognise
Vosotras / Vosotrosreconozcáisyou (plural) recognise
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesreconozcanthey recognise, you (plural formal) recognise
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Reconocer 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, "reconociera", meaning "I recognised".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoreconocieraI recognised
reconocierasyou recognised
Ella / Él / Ustedreconocieras/he recognised, you (formal) recognised
Nosotras / Nosotrosreconociéramoswe recognised
Vosotras / Vosotrosreconocieraisyou (plural) recognised
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesreconocieranthey recognised, you (plural formal) recognised
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Reconocer in the Subjunctive Future

The Subjunctive Future is used For example, "reconociere", meaning "I will recognise".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoreconociereI will recognise
reconocieresyou will recognise
Ella / Él / Ustedreconocieres/he will recognise, you (formal) will recognise
Nosotras / Nosotrosreconociéremoswe will recognise
Vosotras / Vosotrosreconociereisyou (plural) will recognise
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesreconocierenthey will recognise, you (plural formal) will recognise
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Reconocer 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 reconocido", meaning "I have recognised".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya reconocidoI have recognised
hayas reconocidoyou have recognised
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya reconocidos/he has recognised, you (formal) have recognised
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos reconocidowe have recognised
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis reconocidoyou (plural) have recognised
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan reconocidothey have recognised, you (plural formal) have recognised
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Reconocer 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 reconocido", meaning "I had recognised".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera reconocidoI had recognised
hubieras reconocidoyou had recognised
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera reconocidos/he had recognised, you (formal) had recognised
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos reconocidowe had recognised
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais reconocidoyou (plural) had recognised
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran reconocidothey had recognised, you (plural formal) had recognised
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Reconocer in the Subjunctive Future Perfect

The Subjunctive Future Perfect is used For example, "hubiere reconocido", meaning "I will have recognised".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere reconocidoI will have recognised
hubieres reconocidoyou will have recognised
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere reconocidos/he will have recognised, you (formal) will have recognised
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos reconocidowe will have recognised
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis reconocidoyou (plural) will have recognised
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren reconocidothey will have recognised, you (plural formal) will have recognised
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Imperative Tenses of Reconocer

Reconocer in the Imperative Affirmative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
reconoce(to you) recognise!
Ella / Él / Ustedreconozca(to you formal) recognise!
Nosotras / Nosotrosreconozcamos(to we) recognise!
Vosotras / Vosotrosreconoced(to you plural) recognise!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesreconozcan(to you plural formal) recognise!
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Reconocer in the Imperative Negative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
no reconozcas(to you) don't recognise!
Ella / Él / Ustedno reconozca(to you formal) don't recognise!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno reconozcamos(to we) don't recognise!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno reconozcáis(to you plural) don't recognise!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno reconozcan(to you plural formal) don't recognise!
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Want to explore other verb conjugations?

Why not check out parecer – to seem, to appear, to look like or see the complete list of verbs here.

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