English: spin

English verb 'spin' conjugated in all tenses

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Nominal Forms

Infinitive: to spin
Participle: spun
Gerund: spinning

Indicative

Present

Ispin
youspin
he;she;itspins
wespin
youspin
theyspin

Perfect

Ihave spun
youhave spun
he;she;ithas spun
wehave spun
youhave spun
theyhave spun

Past

Ispan; spun
youspan; spun
he;she;itspan; spun
wespan; spun
youspan; spun
theyspan; spun

Pluperfect

Ihad spun
youhad spun
he;she;ithad spun
wehad spun
youhad spun
theyhad spun

Future

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

Future perfect

Iwill have spun
youwill have spun
he;she;itwill have spun
wewill have spun
youwill have spun
theywill have spun

Subjunctive

Present

Ispin
youspin
he;she;itspin
wespin
youspin
theyspin

Perfect

Ihave spun
youhave spun
he;she;ithave spun
wehave spun
youhave spun
theyhave spun

Imperfect

Ispan; spun
youspan; spun
he;she;itspan; spun
wespan; spun
youspan; spun
theyspan; spun

Pluperfect

Ihad spun
youhad spun
he;she;ithad spun
wehad spun
youhad spun
theyhad spun

Conditional

Present

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

Perfect

Iwould have spun
youwould have spun
he;she;itwould have spun
wewould have spun
youwould have spun
theywould have spun

Imperative

youspin
weLet's spin
youspin

Progressive (Continuous) Forms

Indicative

Present

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

Perfect

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

Past

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

Pluperfect

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

Future

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

Future perfect

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

Conditional

Present

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

Perfect

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

Verbs conjugated like spin

spin,

Additional Information

Cf. Old English strong verb clingan (cling), slincan (slink), spinnan (spin), stingan (sting), swingan (swing), gewinnan (win) and wringan (wring).

Etymology

O.E. spinnan "draw out and twist fibers into thread," from P.Gmc. *spenwanan (cf. O.N., O.Fris. spinna, Dan. spinde, Du. spinnen, O.H.G. spinnan, Ger. spinnen, Goth. spinnan), from PIE *(s)pen- "stretch" (cf. Armenian henum "I weave," Gk. patos "garment, lit. "that which is spun," Lith. pinu "I plait, braid," spandau "I spin," M.Welsh cy-ffiniden "spider;" see span (v.)). Sense of "to cause to turn rapidly" is from 1612; meaning "revolve, turn around rapidly" first recorded 1667. The noun meaning "fairly rapid ride" is from 1856. Meaning "attempt to influence reporters' minds after an event has taken place but before they have written about it" seems to have risen to popularity in the 1984 U.S. presidential campaign; e.g. spin doctor, first attested 1984. Spinning wheel is attested from 1404; spinning-jenny is from 1783 (see jenny); invented by James Hargreaves c.1764-7, patented 1770. Slang spin off (v.) is from 1957, from the noun phrase, which is first attested 1951, in a corporate sense.