English: strike

English verb 'strike' conjugated in all tenses

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Nominal Forms

Infinitive: to strike
Participle: striked; struck
Gerund: striking

Indicative

Present

Istrike
youstrike
he;she;itstrikes
westrike
youstrike
theystrike

Perfect

Ihave striked; struck
youhave striked; struck
he;she;ithas striked; struck
wehave striked; struck
youhave striked; struck
theyhave striked; struck

Past

Istriked; struck
youstriked; struck
he;she;itstriked; struck
westriked; struck
youstriked; struck
theystriked; struck

Pluperfect

Ihad striked; struck
youhad striked; struck
he;she;ithad striked; struck
wehad striked; struck
youhad striked; struck
theyhad striked; struck

Future

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

Future perfect

Iwill have striked; struck
youwill have striked; struck
he;she;itwill have striked; struck
wewill have striked; struck
youwill have striked; struck
theywill have striked; struck

Subjunctive

Present

Istrike
youstrike
he;she;itstrike
westrike
youstrike
theystrike

Perfect

Ihave striked; struck
youhave striked; struck
he;she;ithave striked; struck
wehave striked; struck
youhave striked; struck
theyhave striked; struck

Imperfect

Istriked; struck
youstriked; struck
he;she;itstriked; struck
westriked; struck
youstriked; struck
theystriked; struck

Pluperfect

Ihad striked; struck
youhad striked; struck
he;she;ithad striked; struck
wehad striked; struck
youhad striked; struck
theyhad striked; struck

Conditional

Present

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

Perfect

Iwould have striked; struck
youwould have striked; struck
he;she;itwould have striked; struck
wewould have striked; struck
youwould have striked; struck
theywould have striked; struck

Imperative

youstrike
weLet's strike
youstrike

Progressive (Continuous) Forms

Indicative

Present

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

Perfect

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

Past

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

Pluperfect

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

Future

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

Future perfect

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

Conditional

Present

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

Perfect

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

Verbs conjugated like strike

strike,

Additional Information

Cf. Old English strong verb strīcan .
The form 'stricken' is used in American English in sentences of passive voice. In British English stricken is an adjective.

Etymology

O.E. strican "pass over lightly, stroke, smooth, rub," also "go, proceed" (past tense strac, pp. stricen), from P.Gmc. *strik- (cf. O.N. strykva "to stroke," O.Fris. strika, M.Du. streken, Du. strikjen "to smooth, stroke, rub," O.H.G. strihhan, Ger. streichen), from PIE base *str(e)ig- "to stroke, rub, press" (see strigil). Related to streak and stroke, and perhaps influenced in sense development by cognate O.N. striuka. Sense of "to deal a blow" developed by 1325; meaning "to collide" is from c.1340; that of "to hit with a missile" is from 1377. Meaning "to cancel or expunge" (as with the stroke of a pen) is attested from c.1386. An older sense is preserved in strike for "go toward."