English Irregular Verbs



There are many Irregular Verbs in English which do not conform to the pattern. The principal parts of the English verb are the base form, the simple past, and the past participle. For regular verbs, the simple past and the past participle are spelled the same and are created by adding
ed to the base form. However, there are many irregular verbs in English which do not conform to this pattern.

The additional forms of the verb in English are the
s form (3rd person singular present), and the present participle, which is created by adding ing to the base form. There are no irregular forms of the present participle, so the spelling of any verb will adhere to the rules of spelling for regular inflection.

A comprehensive list of
619 English irregular verbs, including their base form, past simple, past participle and definitions is here below.



  1. Backbite
  2. Backfit
  3. Backlight
  4. Backslide
  5. Be
  6. Bear
  7. Beat
  8. Become
  9. Bedight
  10. Befall
  11. Beget
  12. Begin
  13. Begird
  14. Behight
  15. Behold
  16. Belay
  17. Bend
  18. Bereave
  19. Beseech
  20. Beset
  21. Bespeak
  22. Bestrew
  23. Bestride
  24. Bet
  25. Betake
  26. Bethink
  27. Beweep
  28. Bid - 1
  29. Bid - 2
  30. Bide
  31. Bind
  32. Bite
  33. Blaw
  34. Bleed
  35. Blend
  36. Bless
  37. Blow
  38. Bottle-Feed
  39. Bowstring
  40. Break
  41. Breast-feed
  42. Breed
  43. Bring
  44. Broadcast
  45. Browbeat
  46. Build
  47. Burn
  48. Burst
  49. Bust
  50. Buy






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