English: steal

English verb 'steal' conjugated in all tenses

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Nominal Forms

Infinitive: to steal
Participle: stolen
Gerund: stealing

Indicative

Present

Isteal
yousteal
he;she;itsteals
westeal
yousteal
theysteal

Perfect

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

Past

Istole
youstole
he;she;itstole
westole
youstole
theystole

Pluperfect

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

Future

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

Future perfect

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

Subjunctive

Present

Isteal
yousteal
he;she;itsteal
westeal
yousteal
theysteal

Perfect

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

Imperfect

Istole
youstole
he;she;itstole
westole
youstole
theystole

Pluperfect

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

Conditional

Present

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

Perfect

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

Imperative

yousteal
weLet's steal
yousteal

Progressive (Continuous) Forms

Indicative

Present

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

Perfect

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

Past

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

Pluperfect

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

Future

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

Future perfect

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

Conditional

Present

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

Perfect

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

Verbs conjugated like steal

bespeak, break, speak, steal,

Additional Information

Phrasal Verbs

Etymology

O.E. stelan "to commit a theft" (class IV strong verb; past tense stæl, pp. stolen), from P.Gmc. *stelanan (cf. O.S. stelan, O.N., O.Fris. stela, Du. stelen, O.H.G. stelan, Ger. stehlen, Goth. stilan), of unknown origin. Most IE words for steal have roots in notions of "hide," "carry off," or "collect, heap up." Attested as a verb of stealthy motion from c.1300 (e.g. to steal away, c.1369); of glances, sighs, etc., from 1586. The noun meaning "a bargain" is Amer.Eng. colloquial attested by 1942; baseball sense of "a stolen base" is from 1867. To steal (someone) blind first recorded 1974.