List of 213 English Irregular Verbs

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Common English Irregular Verb List

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Base FormPast SimplePast Participle
AbideAbode/AbidedAbode/Abided/Abidden
AlightAlit/AlightedAlit/Alighted
AriseAroseArisen
AwakeAwokeAwoken
BeWas/WereBeen
BearBoreBorn/Borne
BeatBeatBeaten
BecomeBecameBecome
BeginBeganBegun
BeholdBeheldBeheld
BendBentBent
BetBetBet
BidBidBid
BidBadeBidden
BindBoundBound
BiteBitBitten
BleedBledBled
BlowBlewBlown
BreakBrokeBroken
BreedBredBred
BringBroughtBrought
BroadcastBroadcast/BroadcastedBroadcast/Broadcasted
BuildBuiltBuilt
BurnBurnt/BurnedBurnt/Burned
BurstBurstBurst
BustBustBust
BuyBoughtBought
CastCastCast
CatchCaughtCaught
ChooseChoseChosen
ClapClapped/ClaptClapped/Clapt
ClingClungClung
ClotheClad/ClothedClad/Clothed
ComeCameCome
CostCostCost
CountersinkCountersank, CountersunkCountersunk
CreepCreptCrept
CutCutCut
DareDared/DurstDared
DealDealtDealt
DigDugDug
DiveDived/DoveDived
DoDidDone
DrawDrewDrawn
DreamDreamt/DreamedDreamt/Dreamed
DrinkDrankDrunk
DriveDroveDriven
DwellDweltDwelt
EatAteEaten
FallFellFallen
FeedFedFed
FeelFeltFelt
FightFoughtFought
FindFoundFound
FitFit/FittedFit/Fitted
FleeFledFled
FlingFlungFlung
FlyFlewFlown
ForbidForbade/ForbadForbidden
ForecastForecast/ForecastedForecast/Forecasted
ForeseeForesawForeseen
ForetellForetoldForetold
ForgetForgotForgotten
ForgiveForgaveForgiven
ForsakeForsookForsaken
FreezeFrozeFrozen
FrostbiteFrostbitFrostbitten
GetGotGot/Gotten
GiveGaveGiven
GoWentGone/Been
GrindGroundGround
GrowGrewGrown
HandwriteHandwroteHandwritten
HangHung/HangedHung/Hanged
HaveHadHad
HearHeardHeard
HideHidHidden
HitHitHit
HoldHeldHeld
HurtHurtHurt
InlayInlaidInlaid
InputInput/InputtedInput/Inputted
InterlayInterlaidInterlaid
KeepKeptKept
KneelKnelt/KneeledKnelt/Kneeled
KnitKnit/KnittedKnit/Knitted
KnowKnewKnown
LayLaidLaid
LeadLedLed
LeanLeant/LeanedLeant/Leaned
LeapLeapt/LeapedLeapt/Leaped
LearnLearnt/LearnedLearnt/Learned
LeaveLeftLeft
LendLentLent
LetLetLet
LieLayLain
LightLitLit
LoseLostLost
MakeMadeMade
MeanMeantMeant
MeetMetMet
MeltMeltedMolten/Melted
MisleadMisledMisled
MistakeMistookMistaken
MisunderstandMisunderstoodMisunderstood
MiswedMiswed/MisweddedMiswed/Miswedded
MowMowedMown
OverdrawOverdrewOverdrawn
OverhearOverheardOverheard
OvertakeOvertookOvertaken
PayPaidPaid
PresetPresetPreset
ProveProvedProven/Proved
PutPutPut
QuitQuitQuit
Re-proveRe-provedRe-proven/Re-proved
ReadReadRead
RidRid/RiddedRid/Ridded
RideRodeRidden
RingRangRung
RiseRoseRisen
RiveRivedRiven/Rived
RunRanRun
SawSawedSawn/Sawed
SaySaidSaid
SeeSawSeen
SeekSoughtSought
SellSoldSold
SendSentSent
SetSetSet
SewSewedSewn/Sewed
ShakeShookShaken
ShaveShavedShaven/Shaved
ShearShore/ShearedShorn/Sheared
ShedShedShed
ShineShoneShone
ShoeShodShod
ShootShotShot
ShowShowedShown
ShrinkShrankShrunk
ShutShutShut
SingSangSung
SinkSankSunk
SitSatSat
SlaySlewSlain
SleepSleptSlept
SlideSlidSlid/Slidden
SlingSlungSlung
SlinkSlunkSlunk
SlitSlitSlit
SmellSmelt/SmelledSmelt/Smelled
SneakSneaked/SnuckSneaked/Snuck
SoothsaySoothsaidSoothsaid
SowSowedSown
SpeakSpokeSpoken
SpeedSped/SpeededSped/Speeded
SpellSpelt/SpelledSpelt/Spelled
SpendSpentSpent
SpillSpilt/SpilledSpilt/Spilled
SpinSpan/SpunSpun
SpitSpat/SpitSpat/Spit
SplitSplitSplit
SpoilSpoilt/SpoiledSpoilt/Spoiled
SpreadSpreadSpread
SpringSprangSprung
StandStoodStood
StealStoleStolen
StickStuckStuck
StingStungStung
StinkStankStunk
StrideStrode/StridedStridden
StrikeStruckStruck/Stricken
StringStrungStrung
StripStript/StrippedStript/Stripped
StriveStroveStriven
SubletSubletSublet
SunburnSunburned/SunburntSunburned/Sunburnt
SwearSworeSworn
SweatSweat/SweatedSweat/Sweated
SweepSwept/SweepedSwept/Sweeped
SwellSwelledSwollen
SwimSwamSwum
SwingSwungSwung
TakeTookTaken
TeachTaughtTaught
TearToreTorn
TellToldTold
ThinkThoughtThought
ThriveThrove/ThrivedThriven/Thrived
ThrowThrewThrown
ThrustThrustThrust
TreadTrodTrodden
UndergoUnderwentUndergone
UnderstandUnderstoodUnderstood
UndertakeUndertookUndertaken
UpsellUpsoldUpsold
UpsetUpsetUpset
VexVext/VexedVext/Vexed
WakeWokeWoken
WearWoreWorn
WeaveWoveWoven
WedWed/WeddedWed/Wedded
WeepWeptWept
WendWended/WentWended/Went
WetWet/WettedWet/Wetted
WinWonWon
WindWoundWound
WithdrawWithdrewWithdrawn
WithholdWithheldWithheld
WithstandWithstoodWithstood
WringWrungWrung
WriteWroteWritten
ZincZinced/ZinckedZinced/Zincked