List of Verbs | 2500+ English Verbs for ESL Learners

List of Verbs! Useful list of over 2500 verbs that are commonly used in English with example sentences and printable infographics. Learn these types of verbs with verb definitions to improve your grammar in English.

Verb Definition and Types of Verbs

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verb is a kind of word (part of speech) that tells about an action or a state. It is the main part of a sentence: every sentence has a verb. In English, verbs are the only kind of word that changes to show past or present tense.

There are many types of verbs as below:

  • Action Verbs
  • Transitive Verbs
  • Intransitive verbs
  • Auxiliary verbs
  • Stative verbs
  • Modal verbs
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Irregular verbs
  • Regular verbs

Common List of Verbs

Action Verbs List

Accelerate Accommodate Add
Accept Achieve Adjust
Act Acquire Administer
Adapt Advise Agree
Alert Allocate Allow
Analyze Answer Anticipate
Apologize Appoint Appraise
Approve Arrange Articulate
Ascertain Assess Assign
Assist Assume Attend
Audit Authorize Award
Balance Bargain Benefit
Blend Boost Brief
Build Calculate Call
Cancel Capture Care
Carry Catalogue Categorize
Change Check Choose
Classify Clean Clear
Close Coach Collaborate
Collect Combine Communicate
Compare Compete Complain
Comply Compose Compute
Concentrate Conceptualize Conclude
Conduct Confer Confirm
Connect Conserve Consider
Consolidate Construct Consult
Contribute Control Convert
Coordinate Correct Correspond
Counsel Create Critique
Cultivate Cut Deal
Debate Decide Dedicate
Define Delegate Deliver
Demonstrate Depend Design
Detail Develop Devise
Diagnose Differentiate Direct
Discover Discuss Display
Distribute Document Draft
Draw Drive Earn
Edit Educate Effect

Transitive Verbs List

eat watch love
drink see hate
write hear admire
read smell support
visit touch help
meet taste teach
call entertain learn
text visit invite
email meet deliver
fax call ship
mail text sell
ship email buy
lend fax borrow
give mail take
throw ship catch
open lend close
lock give unlock

Intransitive Verbs List

Present Tense Past Tense Present Participle
sleep slept sleeping
run ran running
laugh laughed laughing
cry cried crying
swim swam swimming
dance danced dancing
sing sang singing
walk walked walking
jump jumped jumping
sit sat sitting
stand stood standing
listen listened listening
talk talked talking
think thought thinking
wonder wondered wondering
arrive arrived arriving
depart departed departing
appear appeared appearing
disappear disappeared disappearing
fall fell falling
rise rose rising
shine shone shining
glow glowed glowing
age aged aging/ageing
heal healed healing
live lived living
die died dying
exist existed existing
survive survived surviving
succeed succeeded succeeding

Auxiliary Verbs List

Verbs Examples
be I am happy.
have She has a car.
do They do their homework.
will He will go to the party.
shall Shall we go for a walk?
should You should eat more vegetables.
would Would you like some water?
may May I borrow your pen?
might It might rain tomorrow.
can She can play the piano.
could I could help you with that.
must We must finish this project by Friday.

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Stative Verbs List

be like believe
have love know
seem hate understand
belong prefer recognize
contain want remember
possess need forget
equal appreciate weigh
matter depend wish
concern suit own
cost

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Modal Verbs List

Verbs Examples
Can I can speak Spanish.
Could Could you pass me the salt, please?
May May I use the restroom?
Might It might rain later.
Will I will help you with your homework.
Would Would you like some tea?
Shall Shall we go for a walk?
Should You should get some rest.
Must I must finish this report by tomorrow.
Ought to You ought to apologize for your behavior.

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Phrasal Verbs List

Phrasal Verb Example Sentence
get up I have to get up early tomorrow.
put on She put on her coat and left.
take off The plane will take off soon.
look for Have you seen my keys? I’m looking for them.
give up Don’t give up on your dreams.
go out We’re going out for dinner tonight.
come back When will you come back from your trip?
come in Please come in and have a seat.
turn off Don’t forget to turn off the lights.
turn on Can you turn on the TV, please?
pick up I’ll pick up some milk on my way home.
run away The cat ran away from me.
show off He likes to show off his new car.
cut down I’m trying to cut down on caffeine.
break up They decided to break up after a long relationship.
give in I don’t want to argue, I’ll just give in.
look after Can you look after my dog while I’m away?
go away Please go away and leave me alone.
get on I get on well with my coworkers.
go back I want to go back to my hometown.
bring up She brought up a good point during the meeting.
call off They had to call off the game due to bad weather.
hold on Hold on a second, I need to answer this call.
look up I’ll look up the information online.
set up We need to set up the equipment before we can start.
take over The new manager will take over next week.
work out I try to work out at the gym three times a week.
bring back This song brings back memories of my childhood.
put off Let’s put off the meeting until next week.
turn out The party turned out to be a great success.

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Irregular Verbs List

Base Form Past Simple (Second Form) Past Participle (Third Form)
be was/were been
become became become
begin began begun
break broke broken
bring brought brought
build built built
buy bought bought
catch caught caught
choose chose chosen
come came come
cut cut cut
do did done
draw drew drawn
drive drove driven
eat ate eaten
fall fell fallen
feel felt felt
find found found
fly flew flown
forget forgot forgotten
get got gotten
give gave given
go went gone
grow grew grown
have had had
hear heard heard
hide hid hidden
hit hit hit
hold held held
keep kept kept
know knew known
leave left left
lend lent lent
let let let
lie lay lain
lose lost lost
make made made
mean meant meant
meet met met
pay paid paid
put put put
read read read
ride rode ridden
ring rang rung
rise rose risen
run ran run
say said said
see saw seen
sell sold sold
send sent sent
show showed shown
sing sang sung
sit sat sat
sleep slept slept
speak spoke spoken
spend spent spent
stand stood stood
swim swam swum
take took taken
teach taught taught
tell told told
think thought thought
throw threw thrown
understand understood understood
wear wore worn
win won won
write wrote written

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Regular Verbs List

Accept Change Enjoy
Admire Clean Explain
Agree Close Fear
Answer Collect Finish
Arrive Cook Follow
Ask Count Give
Believe Dance Hug
Call Decide Imagine
Carry Deliver Joke
Die Discuss Jump
Discuss Enjoy Kiss
Deliver Explain Laugh
Collect Look Like
Cook Love Listen
Count Move Live
Dance Need Look
Decide Open Love
Deliver Paint Move
Die Pass Need
Enjoy Play Open
Explain Question Paint
Fear Remember Pass
Finish Return Play
Follow Show Question
Give Smile Remember
Hug Stop Return
Imagine Study Show
Joke Thank Smile
Jump Travel Stop
Kiss Type Study
Laugh Use Talk
Like Visit Thank
Listen Wait Travel
Live Walk Type
Look Watch Use
Love Work Visit
Move X-ray Wait
Need Yawn Walk
Open Yield Watch
Paint Zip Work

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Complete List of Verbs (A-Z)

Here is a common list of verbs for you to expand your vocabulary:

Verbs that Start with A

  • Abate
  • Abbreviate
  • Abide
  • Abort
  • Abscond
  • Absorb
  • Abstain
  • Abuse
  • Accede
  • Accelerate
  • Accent
  • Accentuate
  • Accept
  • Accommodate
  • Accompany
  • Accost
  • Accuse
  • Ache
  • Achieve
  • Acknowledge
  • Acquiesce
  • Acquire
  • Act
  • Adapt
  • Add
  • Address
  • Adhere
  • Adjust
  • Administer
  • Admire
  • Admit
  • Admonish
  • Adore
  • Adorn
  • Advance
  • Advertise
  • Advise
  • Advocate
  • Affirm
  • Affix
  • Afk
  • Afraid
  • Aggravate
  • Agonize
  • Agree
  • Aid
  • Aim
  • Air
  • Alert
  • Align
  • Allege
  • Allow
  • Allude
  • Alphabetise
  • Alphabetize
  • Alter
  • Alternate
  • Amble
  • Amend
  • Amuse
  • Analyse
  • Analyze
  • Angle
  • Animate
  • Annotate
  • Announce
  • Annoy
  • Anoint
  • Answer
  • Antagonise
  • Antagonize
  • Anticipate
  • Apologise
  • Apologize
  • Appeal
  • Appear
  • Appease
  • Applaud
  • Apply
  • Appraise
  • Appreciate
  • Approach
  • Appropriate
  • Approve
  • Arc
  • Arch
  • Argue
  • Arise
  • Arrange
  • Arrest
  • Articulate
  • Ascend
  • Ascertain
  • Ask
  • Assail
  • Assault
  • Assay
  • Assent
  • Assert
  • Assess
  • Assign
  • Assist
  • Assume
  • Assure
  • Astonish
  • Attach
  • Attack
  • Attempt
  • Attend
  • Audit
  • Authorise
  • Authorize
  • Aver
  • Avert
  • Avoid
  • Avow
  • Await
  • Awaken

Verbs that Start with B

  • Babble
  • Backhand
  • Backpedal
  • Backtrack
  • Badger
  • Badmouth
  • Baffle
  • Bait
  • Bake
  • Balance
  • Ball
  • Bang
  • Banish
  • Banter
  • Bare
  • Bargain
  • Barge
  • Bark
  • Barrage
  • Barter
  • Bash
  • Bask
  • Bat
  • Bathe
  • Bawl
  • Bay
  • Beam
  • Bear
  • Beat
  • Beautify
  • Beckon
  • Become
  • Befall
  • Beg
  • Begin
  • Behave
  • Behold
  • Belch
  • Believe
  • Belittle
  • Bellow
  • Bemoan
  • Bend
  • Berate
  • Beseech
  • Bestow
  • Bet
  • Betray
  • Bicker
  • Bid
  • Bind
  • Bite
  • Blame
  • Blanch
  • Blare
  • Blaspheme
  • Blat
  • Blather
  • Bleat
  • Bleed
  • Blend
  • Bless
  • Blind
  • Blink
  • Block
  • Blossom
  • Blot
  • Blow
  • Blubber
  • Bludgeon
  • Bluff
  • Blunder
  • Blurt
  • Blush
  • Bluster
  • Boast
  • Bob
  • Boggle
  • Bolster
  • Bolt
  • Bond
  • Bonk
  • Boo
  • Boom
  • Boost
  • Bop
  • Bore
  • Boss
  • Bounce
  • Bound
  • Bow
  • Box
  • Brace
  • Brag
  • Braid
  • Brandish
  • Brawl
  • Bray
  • Break
  • Breathe
  • Breed
  • Breez
  • Bribe
  • Bridle
  • Brighten
  • Bring
  • Bristle
  • Broach
  • Broadcast
  • Broaden
  • Brood
  • Browbeat
  • Browse
  • Brush
  • Buck
  • Buckle
  • Buff
  • Buffet
  • Bug
  • Build
  • Bulge
  • Bully
  • Bumble
  • Bump
  • Bunch
  • Bundle
  • Burble
  • Burn
  • Burp
  • Burrow
  • Burst
  • Bury
  • Buss
  • Bust
  • Bustle
  • Butcher
  • Button
  • Buy
  • Buzz

Verbs that Start with C

  • Cackle
  • Cajole
  • Calculate
  • Call
  • Calm
  • Cantillate
  • Canvass
  • Caper
  • Capitulate
  • Capture
  • Care
  • Careen
  • Caress
  • Carol
  • Carry
  • Cartwheel
  • Carve
  • Cash
  • Cast
  • Castle
  • Catalog
  • Catapult
  • Catcall
  • Catch
  • Categorise
  • Categorize
  • Caterwaul
  • Cause
  • Caution
  • Cavort
  • Caw
  • Cease
  • Celebrate
  • Center
  • Centre
  • Certify
  • Challenge
  • Change
  • Chant
  • Chaperone
  • Charge
  • Chase
  • Chasten
  • Chastise
  • Chat
  • Chatter
  • Cheat
  • Check
  • Cheer
  • Cherish
  • Chew
  • Chide
  • Chill
  • Chime
  • Chinch
  • Chip
  • Chirp
  • Chirr
  • Chisel
  • Chitter
  • Choke
  • Chomp
  • Choose
  • Chop
  • Chortle
  • Chuck
  • Chuckle
  • Cinch
  • Circle
  • Cite
  • Claim
  • Clamber
  • Clamor
  • Clamp
  • Clang
  • Clap
  • Clarify
  • Clash
  • Clasp
  • Classify
  • Claw
  • Clean
  • Cleanse
  • Clear
  • Cleave
  • Clench
  • Click
  • Climb
  • Clinch
  • Cling
  • Clink
  • Clip
  • Clop
  • Close
  • Clothe
  • Club
  • Cluck
  • Clutch
  • Coach
  • Coax
  • Cobble
  • Cock
  • Coddle
  • Coerce
  • Coil
  • Collapse
  • Collect
  • Collide
  • Color
  • Colour
  • Comb
  • Combine
  • Comfort
  • Command
  • Commence
  • Commend
  • Comment
  • Commentate
  • Commiserate
  • Commit
  • Commune
  • Communicate
  • Compare
  • Compel
  • Compete
  • Complain
  • Compliment
  • Comply
  • Comport
  • Compose
  • Comprehend
  • Compress
  • Compromise
  • Conceal
  • Concede
  • Concenter
  • Concentrate
  • Conclude
  • Concur
  • Condemn
  • Condescend
  • Condone
  • Conduct
  • Confer
  • Confess
  • Confide
  • Confine
  • Confirm
  • Confiscate
  • Confront
  • Confuse
  • Congratulate
  • Conjecture
  • Connect
  • Connote
  • Conquer
  • Consecrate
  • Consent
  • Conserve
  • Consider
  • Consign
  • Console
  • Consort
  • Conspire
  • Constrain
  • Constrict
  • Construct
  • Consult
  • Cont
  • Contemplate
  • Contend
  • Contest
  • Continue
  • Contort
  • Contract
  • Contradict
  • Contribute
  • Control
  • Convene
  • Converge
  • Converse
  • Convert
  • Convey
  • Convict
  • Convince
  • Convulse
  • Coo
  • Cook
  • Cool
  • Cooperate
  • Coordinate
  • Cope
  • Copy
  • Corner
  • Correct
  • Correspond
  • Corrode
  • Corrupt
  • Cosset
  • Cough
  • Counsel
  • Count
  • Counter
  • Counteract
  • Court
  • Cover
  • Covet
  • Cower
  • Cozen
  • Crack
  • Crackle
  • Cradle
  • Cram
  • Crane
  • Crash
  • Crave
  • Crawl
  • Crease
  • Create
  • Creep
  • Crimp
  • Cringe
  • Crinkle
  • Criticise
  • Criticize
  • Critique
  • Croak
  • Crook
  • Croon
  • Crop
  • Cross
  • Crouch
  • Crow
  • Crowd
  • Crumble
  • Crumple
  • Crunch
  • Crush
  • Cry
  • Cuddle
  • Cue
  • Cuff
  • Cup
  • Curb
  • Cure
  • Curl
  • Curse
  • Curtsey
  • Curtsy
  • Curve
  • Cuss
  • Cut

Verbs that Start with D

  • Dab
  • Dabble
  • Dally
  • Damage
  • Dampen
  • Dance
  • Dancearm
  • Dancecheek
  • Dancecircle
  • Dancedip
  • Dancefollow
  • Dancehop
  • Dancejig
  • Dancelead
  • Danceleap
  • Danceleft
  • Dancepromenade
  • Dancerhythm
  • Danceright
  • Danceshuffle
  • Dancesidestep
  • Dancesweep
  • Danceswirl
  • Dancetwirl
  • Dancewaltz
  • Dancewhirl
  • Dandle
  • Dangle
  • Dare
  • Darken
  • Dart
  • Dash
  • Dawdle
  • Daydream
  • Dazzle
  • Deadpan
  • Deal
  • Debate
  • Decay
  • Decide
  • Decipher
  • Declaim
  • Declare
  • Decline
  • Decorate
  • Decrease
  • Decree
  • Decry
  • Dedicate
  • Deduce
  • Deem
  • Defend
  • Defer
  • Defile
  • Define
  • Deflate
  • Deflect
  • Defy
  • Delay
  • Delegate
  • Delete
  • Deliberate
  • Deliver
  • Delve
  • Demand
  • Demonstrate
  • Demur
  • Denounce
  • Deny
  • Depend
  • Deplore
  • Deposit
  • Deprive
  • Deride
  • Descend
  • Describe
  • Desecrate
  • Design
  • Despair
  • Despoil
  • Destroy
  • Detach
  • Detect
  • Determine
  • Develop
  • Devour
  • Diagnose
  • Dictate
  • Die
  • Differ
  • Differentiate
  • Dig
  • Digest
  • Digress
  • Dilate
  • Dim
  • Diminish
  • Dimple
  • Dine
  • Dip
  • Direct
  • Disagree
  • Disappear
  • Disapprove
  • Disbelieve
  • Discern
  • Discipline
  • Disclaim
  • Disclose
  • Discombobulate
  • Discourage
  • Discover
  • Discriminate
  • Discuss
  • Disentangle
  • Disfavor
  • Disfavour
  • Disguise
  • Dishevel
  • Dislodge
  • Dismiss
  • Dismount
  • Disobey
  • Disparage
  • Displace
  • Display
  • Disport
  • Dispute
  • Disregard
  • Disrespect
  • Dissemble
  • Dissolve
  • Distance
  • Distinguish
  • Distort
  • Distract
  • Distribute
  • Distrust
  • Disturb
  • Disuse
  • Dither
  • Dive
  • Divert
  • Divide
  • Divulge
  • Dodder
  • Dodge
  • Doff
  • Donate
  • Doodle
  • Dote
  • Doublecheck
  • Doubt
  • Download
  • Downplay
  • Doze
  • Draft
  • Drag
  • Drain
  • Dramatise
  • Dramatize
  • Drape
  • Draw
  • Drawl
  • Dream
  • Drench
  • Dress
  • Dribble
  • Drift
  • Drill
  • Drink
  • Drip
  • Drive
  • Drivel
  • Drone
  • Drool
  • Droop
  • Drop
  • Drum
  • Dry
  • Dub
  • Duck
  • Duel
  • Dump
  • Dunk
  • Dust
  • Dwell
  • Dye

Verbs that Start with E

  • Ease
  • East
  • Eat
  • Eavesdrop
  • Echo
  • Edge
  • Educate
  • Effuse
  • Elaborate
  • Elbow
  • Elect
  • Elevate
  • Elucidate
  • Elude
  • Embellish
  • Emboss
  • Embrace
  • Embroider
  • Emerge
  • Empathise
  • Empathize
  • Emphasise
  • Emphasize
  • Employ
  • Empower
  • Empty
  • Emulate
  • Encase
  • Encircle
  • Enclose
  • Encompass
  • Encounter
  • Encourage
  • Encroach
  • End
  • Endanger
  • Endorse
  • Endure
  • Energize
  • Enfold
  • Enforce
  • Engage
  • Engrave
  • Engulf
  • Enhance
  • Enjoy
  • Enlarge
  • Enlighten
  • Enquire
  • Enshroud
  • Ensnare
  • Entangle
  • Enter
  • Entertain
  • Enthuse
  • Entice
  • Entreat
  • Entwine
  • Enumerate
  • Enunciate
  • Envelop
  • Envision
  • Envy
  • Equivocate
  • Erase
  • Escape
  • Escort
  • Espy
  • Establish
  • Estimate
  • Etch
  • Evade
  • Evaluate
  • Evaporate
  • Evoke
  • Exaggerate
  • Examine
  • Excavate
  • Exchange
  • Exclaim
  • Exclude
  • Excuse
  • Exhale
  • Exhibit
  • Exhort
  • Exist
  • Exits
  • Exosculate
  • Expand
  • Expect
  • Experience
  • Explain
  • Exploit
  • Explore
  • Expose
  • Expound
  • Express
  • Extend
  • Extinguish
  • Extract
  • Extrapolate
  • Extricate
  • Exult
  • Eye
  • Eyeball

Verbs that Start with F

  • Fabricate
  • Face
  • Fail
  • Faint
  • Fake
  • Fall
  • Falter
  • Familiarise
  • Familiarize
  • Fan
  • Fancy
  • Fantasize
  • Fasten
  • Favor
  • Favour
  • Fawn
  • Fear
  • Feed
  • Feel
  • Feign
  • Feint
  • Fence
  • Fend
  • Ferry
  • Fetch
  • Fib
  • Fiddle
  • Fidget
  • Fight
  • File
  • Fill
  • Finalize
  • Find
  • Finger
  • Finish
  • Fish
  • Fit
  • Fix
  • Flail
  • Flank
  • Flap
  • Flare
  • Flash
  • Flatten
  • Flatter
  • Flaunt
  • Flee
  • Flex
  • Flick
  • Flinch
  • Fling
  • Flip
  • Flirt
  • Flit
  • Float
  • Flop
  • Flounce
  • Flounder
  • Flourish
  • Flout
  • Flow
  • Flub
  • Fluff
  • Flush
  • Flute
  • Flutter
  • Fly
  • Foam
  • Focus
  • Fold
  • Follow
  • Fondle
  • Forbid
  • Force
  • Forecast
  • Foretell
  • Forewarn
  • Forge
  • Forgeaddress
  • Forgeerase
  • Forget
  • Forgewrite
  • Forgive
  • Form
  • Forsake
  • Fortify
  • Forumulate
  • Found
  • Frame
  • Free
  • Freemorph
  • Freeze
  • Fret
  • Frighten
  • Frisk
  • Frolic
  • Froth
  • Frown
  • Fry
  • Fulfil
  • Fumble
  • Fume
  • Furl
  • Furrow
  • Fuss

Verbs that Start with G

  • Gabble
  • Gag
  • Gallivant
  • Gallop
  • Gamble
  • Gambol
  • Gape
  • Gargle
  • Gash
  • Gasp
  • Gather
  • Gauge
  • Gawk
  • Gaze
  • Generalize
  • Genuflect
  • Gesticulate
  • Gesture
  • Get
  • Gibber
  • Giggle
  • Give
  • Glance
  • Glare
  • Glide
  • Glimpse
  • Gloat
  • Glow
  • Glower
  • Gnash
  • Gnaw
  • Go
  • Goad
  • Gobble
  • Goggle
  • Goose
  • Gossip
  • Gouge
  • Govern
  • Grab
  • Grade
  • Grant
  • Grapple
  • Grasp
  • Grate
  • Gravitate
  • Graze
  • Greet
  • Grieve
  • Grill
  • Grimace
  • Grin
  • Grind
  • Grip
  • Gripe
  • Grit
  • Groan
  • Groom
  • Grope
  • Grouch
  • Ground
  • Grovel
  • Grow
  • Growl
  • Grumble
  • Grump
  • Grunt
  • Guarantee
  • Guard
  • Guess
  • Guffaw
  • Guide
  • Gulp
  • Gurgle
  • Gush
  • Guzzle
  • Gyrate

Verbs that Start with H

  • Hack
  • Haggle
  • Hail
  • Hallucinate
  • Halt
  • Hammer
  • Hand
  • Handle
  • Hang
  • Harass
  • Harden
  • Hark
  • Harm
  • Harmonize
  • Harry
  • Harvest
  • Hassle
  • Hasten
  • Hatch
  • Hate
  • Haul
  • Head
  • Head-butt
  • Heal
  • Health
  • Hear
  • Hearten
  • Heat
  • Heave
  • Heckle
  • Hector
  • Hedge
  • Heed
  • Heft
  • Help
  • Hem
  • Herald
  • Hesitate
  • Hew
  • Hiccup
  • Hide
  • Hike
  • Hinder
  • Hint
  • Hiss
  • Hit
  • Hitch
  • Hoard
  • Hobble
  • Hog
  • Hoist
  • Hold
  • Holler
  • Hone
  • Honk
  • Hook
  • Hoot
  • Hop
  • Hope
  • Horrify
  • Hound
  • Hover
  • Howl
  • Huddle
  • Huff
  • Hug
  • Hum
  • Humiliate
  • Humor
  • Humour
  • Hunch
  • Hunt
  • Hurl
  • Hurrah
  • Hurry
  • Hurt
  • Hurtle
  • Hush
  • Hustle
  • Hypnotize

Verbs that Start with I

  • Idea
  • Idealize
  • Identify
  • Idolize
  • Ignite
  • Ignore
  • Illuminate
  • Illustrate
  • Imagine
  • Imbibe
  • Imitate
  • Immerse
  • Immolate
  • Impair
  • Impale
  • Impart
  • Impede
  • Implant
  • Implore
  • Imply
  • Import
  • Impose
  • Impress
  • Imprint
  • Imprison
  • Improve
  • Improvise
  • Inaugurate
  • Inch
  • Incline
  • Include
  • Increase
  • Incriminate
  • Indent
  • Indicate
  • Induce
  • Indulge
  • Infect
  • Infer
  • Infest
  • Inflame
  • Inflate
  • Inflect
  • Influence
  • Inform
  • Infuse
  • Ingest
  • Inhale
  • Initiate
  • Inject
  • Injure
  • Ink
  • Inquire
  • Inscribe
  • Insert
  • Insinuate
  • Insist
  • Inspect
  • Inspire
  • Install
  • Instigate
  • Instruct
  • Insult
  • Interact
  • Intercept
  • Interfere
  • Interject
  • Interlace
  • Interlock
  • Interpret
  • Interrogate
  • Interrupt
  • Intertwine
  • Intervene
  • Interview
  • Intone
  • Introduce
  • Invent
  • Inventory
  • Invert
  • Investigate
  • Invite
  • Invoke
  • Irritate
  • Iterate

Verbs that Start with J

  • Jab
  • Jabber
  • Jam
  • Jangle
  • Jeer
  • Jerk
  • Jest
  • Jibe
  • Jiggle
  • Jingle
  • Jog
  • Join
  • Joke
  • Jolt
  • Jostle
  • Judge
  • Juggle
  • Jumble
  • Jump
  • Justify
  • Jut

Verbs that Start with K

  • Keen
  • Keep
  • Kick
  • Kid
  • Kill
  • Kiss
  • Knead
  • Knee
  • Kneel
  • Knit
  • Knock
  • Knot
  • Know
  • Kowtow

Verbs that Start with L

  • Label
  • Lace
  • Lament
  • Land
  • Languish
  • Lap
  • Lash
  • Latch
  • Lather
  • Laud
  • Laugh
  • Launch
  • Lavish
  • Lay
  • Lead
  • Leaf
  • Lean
  • Leap
  • Leave
  • Lecture
  • Leer
  • Lend
  • Lengthen
  • Let
  • Level
  • License
  • Lick
  • Lie
  • Lift
  • Light
  • Lighten
  • Like
  • Lilt
  • Limp
  • Linger
  • Lisp
  • List
  • Listen
  • Live
  • Load
  • Loaf
  • Lob
  • Locate
  • Lock
  • Log
  • Loiter
  • Loll
  • Long
  • Look
  • Loom
  • Loop
  • Loosen
  • Lope
  • Lose
  • Lounge
  • Love
  • Lower
  • Lug
  • Lull
  • Lumber
  • Lunge
  • Lurch
  • Lure
  • Lurk

Verbs that Start with M

  • Maintain
  • Make
  • Man
  • Manage
  • Maneuver
  • Mangle
  • Manhandle
  • Manipulate
  • Manoeuvre
  • Manufacture
  • Map
  • March
  • Mark
  • Market
  • Marry
  • Marvel
  • Mash
  • Mask
  • Massage
  • Match
  • Mate
  • Matter
  • Maul
  • Maunder
  • Mean
  • Meander
  • Measure
  • Meddle
  • Mediate
  • Meditate
  • Meep
  • Meet
  • Melt
  • Memorize
  • Menace
  • Mend
  • Mention
  • Mentor
  • Meow
  • Mesh
  • Mew
  • Mewl
  • Migrate
  • Milk
  • Mime
  • Mimic
  • Mince
  • Mind
  • Mine
  • Mingle
  • Misdirect
  • Mishear
  • Misjudge
  • Mislead
  • Mispronounce
  • Miss
  • Misspell
  • Mistake
  • Misunderstand
  • Mix
  • Moan
  • Mock
  • Model
  • Modify
  • Moisten
  • Mold
  • Molest
  • Mollify
  • Mollycoddle
  • Monitor
  • Moo
  • Moor
  • Mope
  • More
  • Morph
  • Mosey
  • Motion
  • Motivate
  • Mould
  • Mount
  • Mourn
  • Mouth
  • Move
  • Mow
  • Muffle
  • Mug
  • Mull
  • Multiply
  • Mumble
  • Munch
  • Murder
  • Murmur
  • Muse
  • Muss
  • Mutilate
  • Mutter

Verbs that Start with N

  • Nag
  • Nail
  • Name
  • Nap
  • Narrate
  • Narrow
  • Navigate
  • Neaten
  • Need
  • Neglect
  • Negotiate
  • Neigh
  • Nest
  • Nestle
  • Never
  • Nibble
  • Nick
  • Nicker
  • Nip
  • Nod
  • Nominate
  • Normalize
  • Notch
  • Note
  • Notice
  • Notify
  • Nudge
  • Number
  • Nurse
  • Nuzzle

Verbs that Start with O

  • Obey
  • Object
  • Oblige
  • Observe
  • Obsess
  • Obtain
  • Occupy
  • Occur
  • Offend
  • Offer
  • Officiate
  • Ogle
  • Ooc
  • Ooze
  • Open
  • Operate
  • Opine
  • Oppose
  • Oppugn
  • Opt
  • Orate
  • Order
  • Organise
  • Organize
  • Orient
  • Originate
  • Ornament
  • Osculate
  • Outdo
  • Outline
  • Outmaneuver
  • Outmanoeuvre
  • Outwit
  • Overbalance
  • Overbear
  • Overcome
  • Overcompensate
  • Overdo
  • Overdraw
  • Overflow
  • Overhear
  • Overlook
  • Overpower
  • Overtake
  • Overthrow
  • Overturn
  • Owe
  • Own

Verbs that Start with P

  • Pace
  • Pack
  • Pad
  • Paddle
  • Paint
  • Palaver
  • Pale
  • Palm
  • Palpate
  • Pamper
  • Panic
  • Pant
  • Parade
  • Paraphrase
  • Pardon
  • Park
  • Parrot
  • Parry
  • Part
  • Participate
  • Pass
  • Pat
  • Patch
  • Patrol
  • Patronize
  • Pause
  • Paw
  • Pay
  • Peck
  • Pedal
  • Peek
  • Peel
  • Peep
  • Peer
  • Pelt
  • Perceive
  • Perch
  • Perfect
  • Perform
  • Perk
  • Permit
  • Persist
  • Perspire
  • Persuade
  • Peruse
  • Pester
  • Pet
  • Philosophise
  • Philosophize
  • Phone
  • Photograph
  • Pick
  • Picture
  • Pierce
  • Pile
  • Pilot
  • Pin
  • Pinch
  • Pine
  • Pinpoint
  • Pioneer
  • Pipe
  • Pitch
  • Pity
  • Pivot
  • Placate
  • Place
  • Plait
  • Plan
  • Plant
  • Play
  • Plead
  • Please
  • Pledge
  • Plod
  • Plonk
  • Plop
  • Plot
  • Plow
  • Pluck
  • Plug
  • Plump
  • Plunge
  • Point
  • Poke
  • Polish
  • Ponder
  • Pontificate
  • Pop
  • Pore
  • Pose
  • Position
  • Possess
  • Post
  • Postulate
  • Pounce
  • Pound
  • Pour
  • Pout
  • Practice
  • Practise
  • Praise
  • Prance
  • Prattle
  • Pray
  • Preach
  • Precede
  • Predict
  • Preen
  • Prefer
  • Prepare
  • Prescribe
  • Present
  • Preserve
  • Press
  • Pressure
  • Presume
  • Pretend
  • Prevaricate
  • Prevent
  • Prick
  • Primp
  • Print
  • Prise
  • Probe
  • Proceed
  • Process
  • Proclaim
  • Procrastinate
  • Procure
  • Prod
  • Produce
  • Profess
  • Proffer
  • Prognosticate
  • Progress
  • Prohibit
  • Project
  • Promenade
  • Promise
  • Promote
  • Prompt
  • Prong
  • Pronounce
  • Proofread
  • Prop
  • Propel
  • Prophesize
  • Prophesy
  • Propose
  • Proposition
  • Prostrate
  • Protect
  • Protest
  • Prove
  • Provide
  • Provoke
  • Prowl
  • Pry
  • Publicize
  • Pucker
  • Puff
  • Pull
  • Pummel
  • Pump
  • Punch
  • Puncture
  • Punish
  • Purchase
  • Purr
  • Purse
  • Pursue
  • Push
  • Put
  • Putter

Verbs that Start with Q

  • Quack
  • Quaff
  • Quail
  • Quake
  • Qualify
  • Quarrel
  • Quaver
  • Query
  • Question
  • Queue
  • Quibble
  • Quicken
  • Quiet
  • Quip
  • Quirk
  • Quit
  • Quiver
  • Quiz
  • Quote

Verbs that Start with R

  • Race
  • Radiate
  • Rage
  • Rain
  • Raise
  • Rake
  • Rally
  • Ram
  • Ramble
  • Rank
  • Ransack
  • Rant
  • Rap
  • Rasp
  • Rate
  • Ratify
  • Rationalise
  • Rationalize
  • Rattle
  • Ravage
  • Rave
  • Re-evaluate
  • Reach
  • Reacquaint
  • React
  • Read
  • Readall
  • Readjust
  • Ready
  • Reaffirm
  • Realign
  • Realise
  • Realize
  • Rearrange
  • Reason
  • Reassert
  • Reassess
  • Reassure
  • Reattach
  • Rebuff
  • Rebuke
  • Recall
  • Recap
  • Receive
  • Reciprocate
  • Recite
  • Reckon
  • Reclaim
  • Recline
  • Recognise
  • Recognize
  • Recoil
  • Recollect
  • Recommend
  • Reconcile
  • Reconsider
  • Record
  • Recount
  • Recover
  • Recruit
  • Recuperate
  • Redden
  • Redirect
  • Rediscover
  • Reduce
  • Reel
  • Refer
  • Reference
  • Refill
  • Refine
  • Reflect
  • Refocus
  • Refrain
  • Refuse
  • Refute
  • Regain
  • Regale
  • Regard
  • Regret
  • Regulate
  • Rehabilitate
  • Reign
  • Reinforce
  • Reintroduce
  • Reiterate
  • Reject
  • Rejoice
  • Relate
  • Relax
  • Relay
  • Release
  • Relent
  • Relinquish
  • Relish
  • Rely
  • Remain
  • Remark
  • Remember
  • Remind
  • Reminisce
  • Remonstrate
  • Remove
  • Rend
  • Render
  • Reorganize
  • Repack
  • Repair
  • Repeat
  • Repel
  • Repent
  • Rephrase
  • Replace
  • Reply
  • Report
  • Reposition
  • Represent
  • Repress
  • Reprimand
  • Reproach
  • Reproduce
  • Repudiate
  • Repulse
  • Request
  • Rescind
  • Rescue
  • Research
  • Resent
  • Reside
  • Resign
  • Resist
  • Resolve
  • Respect
  • Respond
  • Rest
  • Restate
  • Restrain
  • Restructure
  • Resume
  • Retaliate
  • Retch
  • Retell
  • Retire
  • Retort
  • Retract
  • Retreat
  • Retrieve
  • Return
  • Reveal
  • Revel
  • Revere
  • Reverse
  • Revert
  • Review
  • Revise
  • Revoke
  • Reward
  • Reword
  • Rhapsodize
  • Rhyme
  • Rid
  • Riddle
  • Ride
  • Ridicule
  • Riffle
  • Rifle
  • Ring
  • Rinse
  • Rip
  • Riposte
  • Rise
  • Risk
  • Roam
  • Roar
  • Roast
  • Rob
  • Rock
  • Roll
  • Romp
  • Rot
  • Rotate
  • Round
  • Rouse
  • Rub
  • Ruffle
  • Ruin
  • Rule
  • Rumble
  • Ruminate
  • Rummage
  • Rumormonger
  • Run
  • Rush
  • Rustle

Verbs that Start with S

  • Sack
  • Sail
  • Salivate
  • Salute
  • Salvage
  • Sashay
  • Satirize
  • Satisfy
  • Saturate
  • Saunter
  • Savage
  • Save
  • Savor
  • Savour
  • Saw
  • Say
  • Scale
  • Scamper
  • Scan
  • Scare
  • Scatter
  • Schedule
  • Scheme
  • School
  • Scoff
  • Scold
  • Scoop
  • Scoot
  • Scorch
  • Score
  • Scorn
  • Scour
  • Scowl
  • Scramble
  • Scrape
  • Scratch
  • Scrawl
  • Scream
  • Screech
  • Screw
  • Scribble
  • Scribe
  • Scrub
  • Scrunch
  • Scrutinise
  • Scrutinize
  • Scuff
  • Scurry
  • Scuttle
  • Seal
  • Seam
  • Search
  • Section
  • Secure
  • See
  • Seek
  • Seem
  • Seend
  • Seep
  • Seethe
  • Seize
  • Select
  • Sell
  • Sense
  • Sentence
  • Separate
  • Serenade
  • Serve
  • Service
  • Set
  • Settle
  • Sever
  • Sew
  • Shade
  • Shake
  • Shamble
  • Shape
  • Share
  • Sharpen
  • Shatter
  • Shave
  • Shear
  • Sheathe
  • Shed
  • Shelter
  • Shield
  • Shift
  • Shine
  • Shirk
  • Shiver
  • Shock
  • Shoo
  • Shoot
  • Shop
  • Shorten
  • Shoulder
  • Shout
  • Shove
  • Shovel
  • Show
  • Showcase
  • Shower
  • Shred
  • Shriek
  • Shrink
  • Shrug
  • Shudder
  • Shuffle
  • Shush
  • Shut
  • Sidestep
  • Sidle
  • Sift
  • Sigh
  • Sign
  • Signal
  • Silence
  • Simmer
  • Simper
  • Simplify
  • Sin
  • Sing
  • Sink
  • Sip
  • Sit
  • Size
  • Sketch
  • Skewer
  • Ski
  • Skid
  • Skim
  • Skip
  • Skitter
  • Skulk
  • Slam
  • Slander
  • Slap
  • Slash
  • Slather
  • Slay
  • Sleep
  • Slice
  • Slick
  • Slide
  • Sling
  • Slink
  • Slip
  • Slit
  • Slither
  • Slobber
  • Slosh
  • Slouch
  • Slow
  • Slumber
  • Slump
  • Slur
  • Slurp
  • Smack
  • Smash
  • Smear
  • Smell
  • Smile
  • Smirk
  • Smite
  • Smoke
  • Smolder
  • Smooch
  • Smooth
  • Smother
  • Smoulder
  • Smudge
  • Smush
  • Snake
  • Snap
  • Snarl
  • Snatch
  • Sneak
  • Sneer
  • Sneeze
  • Snicker
  • Sniff
  • Sniffle
  • Snigger
  • Snip
  • Snipe
  • Snitch
  • Snivel
  • Snooze
  • Snore
  • Snort
  • Snow
  • Snub
  • Snuff
  • Snuffle
  • Snuggle
  • Soak
  • Sob
  • Sober
  • Social
  • Socialise
  • Socialize
  • Soften
  • Solve
  • Somersault
  • Soothe
  • Soothsay
  • Sort
  • Sough
  • Sound
  • Sow
  • Span
  • Spank
  • Spare
  • Spark
  • Sparkle
  • Spasm
  • Speak
  • Specify
  • Speculate
  • Speed
  • Spell
  • Spend
  • Spike
  • Spill
  • Spin
  • Spit
  • Spite
  • Splash
  • Splay
  • Splinter
  • Split
  • Splutter
  • Spoil
  • Spot
  • Sprawl
  • Spray
  • Spread
  • Spring
  • Sprinkle
  • Sprint
  • Sprout
  • Spur
  • Spurn
  • Sputter
  • Spy
  • Squall
  • Square
  • Squash
  • Squat
  • Squawk
  • Squeak
  • Squeal
  • Squeeze
  • Squint
  • Squirm
  • Squirt
  • Squish
  • Stab
  • Stabilize
  • Stack
  • Stagger
  • Stain
  • Stalk
  • Stall
  • Stammer
  • Stamp
  • Stand
  • Stare
  • Start
  • Startle
  • Stash
  • State
  • Station
  • Stay
  • Steady
  • Steal
  • Steeple
  • Steer
  • Step
  • Stick
  • Stiffen
  • Stifle
  • Still
  • Stimulate
  • Sting
  • Stink
  • Stipulate
  • Stir
  • Stitch
  • Stock
  • Stockpile
  • Stoke
  • Stomp
  • Stoop
  • Stop
  • Store
  • Storm
  • Storypoint
  • Stow
  • Straddle
  • Straighten
  • Strain
  • Strangle
  • Strap
  • Stray
  • Streak
  • Streamline
  • Strengthen
  • Stress
  • Stretch
  • Stride
  • Strike
  • String
  • Strip
  • Strive
  • Stroke
  • Stroll
  • Structure
  • Struggle
  • Strum
  • Strut
  • Study
  • Stuff
  • Stumble
  • Stump
  • Stutter
  • Style
  • Subdue
  • Sublet
  • Submerge
  • Submerse
  • Submit
  • Subside
  • Subtract
  • Succeed
  • Succumb
  • Suck
  • Suffer
  • Suggest
  • Suit
  • Sulk
  • Summarise
  • Summarize
  • Summon
  • Sunder
  • Supervise
  • Supplement
  • Supply
  • Support
  • Suppose
  • Surge
  • Surmise
  • Surprise
  • Surrender
  • Surround
  • Survey
  • Suspect
  • Suspend
  • Susurrate
  • Swab
  • Swagger
  • Swallow
  • Swat
  • Sway
  • Swear
  • Sweat
  • Sweep
  • Swell
  • Swerve
  • Swill
  • Swim
  • Swing
  • Swipe
  • Swirl
  • Swish
  • Switch
  • Swivel
  • Swoon
  • Symbolize
  • Sympathise
  • Sympathize
  • Systemize

Verbs that Start with T

  • Tabulate
  • Tackle
  • Tailor
  • Take
  • Talk
  • Tally
  • Tame
  • Tangle
  • Tantalize
  • Tap
  • Target
  • Task
  • Taste
  • Tattle
  • Tattoo
  • Taunt
  • Teach
  • Tear
  • Tease
  • Teeter
  • Telephone
  • Tell
  • Temper
  • Tempt
  • Tend
  • Tense
  • Terrify
  • Test
  • Testify
  • Thank
  • Thaw
  • Theorise
  • Theorize
  • Think
  • Thrash
  • Thread
  • Threaten
  • Thrive
  • Throttle
  • Throw
  • Thrust
  • Thumb
  • Thump
  • Thunder
  • Thwack
  • Thwap
  • Tick
  • Tickle
  • Tidy
  • Tie
  • Tighten
  • Tilt
  • Time
  • Tingle
  • Tinker
  • Tinkle
  • Tip
  • Tiptoe
  • Tire
  • Tisk
  • Titter
  • Toast
  • Toddle
  • Toe
  • Toil
  • Tolerate
  • Toot
  • Topple
  • Toss
  • Tote
  • Totter
  • Touch
  • Toughen
  • Tour
  • Tousle
  • Tow
  • Tower
  • Toy
  • Trace
  • Track
  • Trade
  • Trail
  • Train
  • Traipse
  • Tramp
  • Trample
  • Transcribe
  • Transfer
  • Transform
  • Translate
  • Transmit
  • Transport
  • Trap
  • Travel
  • Traverse
  • Tread
  • Treasure
  • Treat
  • Tred
  • Tremble
  • Trick
  • Trill
  • Trim
  • Trip
  • Triumph
  • Trivialize
  • Trot
  • Trouble
  • Troubleshoot
  • Trounce
  • Trudge
  • Trumpet
  • Trundle
  • Trust
  • Try
  • Tuck
  • Tug
  • Tumble
  • Tune
  • Turn
  • Tutor
  • Tweak
  • Tweeze
  • Twiddle
  • Twine
  • Twinkle
  • Twirl
  • Twist
  • Twitch
  • Twitter
  • Type

Verbs that Start with U

  • Ululate
  • Unbend
  • Unbind
  • Unbraid
  • Unbuckle
  • Unbutton
  • Unclasp
  • Unclench
  • Uncoil
  • Uncover
  • Uncross
  • Uncurl
  • Undergo
  • Understand
  • Understate
  • Undertake
  • Undo
  • Undress
  • Undulate
  • Unfasten
  • Unfocus
  • Unfold
  • Unfurl
  • Unhand
  • Unhook
  • Unify
  • Unite
  • Unknot
  • Unlace
  • Unleash
  • Unlock
  • Unmake
  • Unmask
  • Unpack
  • Unpin
  • Unravel
  • Unroll
  • Untangle
  • Untie
  • Untuck
  • Untwine
  • Untwist
  • Unveil
  • Unwear
  • Unwield
  • Unwind
  • Unwrap
  • Update
  • Upgrade
  • Uphold
  • Upset
  • Urge
  • Use
  • Usher
  • Utilize
  • Utter

Verbs that Start with V

  • Vacillate
  • Validate
  • Vanish
  • Vault
  • Veer
  • Vent
  • Venture
  • Verbalize
  • Verify
  • Vex
  • Vibrate
  • View
  • Visit
  • Visualise
  • Visualize
  • Vituperate
  • Vocalise
  • Vocalize
  • Vociferate
  • Volley
  • Volunteer
  • Vomit
  • Vote
  • Vouch
  • Vow

Verbs that Start with W

  • Waddle
  • Wade
  • Waft
  • Wag
  • Wager
  • Waggle
  • Wail
  • Wait
  • Wake
  • Walk
  • Wallop
  • Wallow
  • Waltz
  • Wander
  • Want
  • Warble
  • Warm
  • Warn
  • Warp
  • Wash
  • Waste
  • Watch
  • Water
  • Wave
  • Waver
  • Wear
  • Weave
  • Wed
  • Wedge
  • Weep
  • Weigh
  • Welcome
  • Wend
  • Wet
  • Whack
  • Wheedle
  • Wheeze
  • Whet
  • Whimper
  • Whine
  • Whinny
  • Whip
  • Whirl
  • Whisk
  • Whisper
  • Whistle
  • Whittle
  • Who
  • Whoami
  • Whoop
  • Widen
  • Wield
  • Wiggle
  • Wilt
  • Win
  • Wince
  • Wind
  • Windmill
  • Wink
  • Wipe
  • Wish
  • Withdraw
  • Withhold
  • Withstand
  • Witness
  • Wobble
  • Wonder
  • Woo
  • Work
  • Worry
  • Worship
  • Wrack
  • Wrangle
  • Wrap
  • Wreck
  • Wrench
  • Wrest
  • Wrestle
  • Wriggle
  • Wring
  • Wrinkle
  • Write
  • Writhe

Verbs that Start with Y, Z

  • Yank
  • Yap
  • Yawn
  • Yawp
  • Yearn
  • Yell
  • Yelp
  • Yield
  • Yodel
  • Yowl
  • Zip
  • Zoom

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Fernando
Fernando
3 years ago

Great material! I just love it!

shannelt
shannelt
3 years ago

hello

kaylia
kaylia
3 years ago
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hello

Jorge Diaz
Jorge Diaz
2 years ago

help me

KRISHAN RAJ PUROHIT
KRISHAN RAJ PUROHIT
2 years ago

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ALEXIS
ALEXIS
2 years ago

Great material! I just love it so much.😍

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Ale
Ale
1 year ago

Thanks for this material! :V

Ger
Ger
1 year ago

It wonderfull

Aarushi
Aarushi
1 year ago

Wonderful!! Thanks a lot!!

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