English: forbear

English verb 'forbear' conjugated in all tenses

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Nominal Forms

Infinitive: to forbear
Participle: forborne; forborn
Gerund: forbearing

Indicative

Present

Iforbear
youforbear
he;she;itforbears
weforbear
youforbear
theyforbear

Perfect

Ihave forborne; forborn
youhave forborne; forborn
he;she;ithas forborne; forborn
wehave forborne; forborn
youhave forborne; forborn
theyhave forborne; forborn

Past

Iforbore
youforbore
he;she;itforbore
weforbore
youforbore
theyforbore

Pluperfect

Ihad forborne; forborn
youhad forborne; forborn
he;she;ithad forborne; forborn
wehad forborne; forborn
youhad forborne; forborn
theyhad forborne; forborn

Future

Iwill forbear
youwill forbear
he;she;itwill forbear
wewill forbear
youwill forbear
theywill forbear

Future perfect

Iwill have forborne; forborn
youwill have forborne; forborn
he;she;itwill have forborne; forborn
wewill have forborne; forborn
youwill have forborne; forborn
theywill have forborne; forborn

Subjunctive

Present

Iforbear
youforbear
he;she;itforbear
weforbear
youforbear
theyforbear

Perfect

Ihave forborne; forborn
youhave forborne; forborn
he;she;ithave forborne; forborn
wehave forborne; forborn
youhave forborne; forborn
theyhave forborne; forborn

Imperfect

Iforbore
youforbore
he;she;itforbore
weforbore
youforbore
theyforbore

Pluperfect

Ihad forborne; forborn
youhad forborne; forborn
he;she;ithad forborne; forborn
wehad forborne; forborn
youhad forborne; forborn
theyhad forborne; forborn

Conditional

Present

Iwould forbear
youwould forbear
he;she;itwould forbear
wewould forbear
youwould forbear
theywould forbear

Perfect

Iwould have forborne; forborn
youwould have forborne; forborn
he;she;itwould have forborne; forborn
wewould have forborne; forborn
youwould have forborne; forborn
theywould have forborne; forborn

Imperative

youforbear
weLet's forbear
youforbear

Progressive (Continuous) Forms

Indicative

Present

Iam forbearing
youare forbearing
he;she;itis forbearing
weare forbearing
youare forbearing
theyare forbearing

Perfect

Ihave been forbearing
youhave been forbearing
he;she;ithas been forbearing
wehave been forbearing
youhave been forbearing
theyhave been forbearing

Past

Iwas forbearing
youwere forbearing
he;she;itwas forbearing
wewere forbearing
youwere forbearing
theywere forbearing

Pluperfect

Ihad been forbearing
youhad been forbearing
he;she;ithad been forbearing
wehad been forbearing
youhad been forbearing
theyhad been forbearing

Future

Iwill be forbearing
youwill be forbearing
he;she;itwill be forbearing
wewill be forbearing
youwill be forbearing
theywill be forbearing

Future perfect

Iwill have been forbearing
youwill have been forbearing
he;she;itwill have been forbearing
wewill have been forbearing
youwill have been forbearing
theywill have been forbearing

Conditional

Present

Iwould be forbearing
youwould be forbearing
he;she;itwould be forbearing
wewould be forbearing
youwould be forbearing
theywould be forbearing

Perfect

Iwould have been forbearing
youwould have been forbearing
he;she;itwould have been forbearing
wewould have been forbearing
youwould have been forbearing
theywould have been forbearing

Verbs conjugated like forbear

bear, forbear, overbear,

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Phrasal Verbs

Etymology

"to abstain," O.E. forberan "bear up against, control one's feelings, endure," from for + beran "to bear" (see bear (v.)).