English: sweep

English verb 'sweep' conjugated in all tenses

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Nominal Forms

Infinitive: to sweep
Participle: swept
Gerund: sweeping

Indicative

Present

Isweep
yousweep
he;she;itsweeps
wesweep
yousweep
theysweep

Perfect

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

Past

Iswept
youswept
he;she;itswept
weswept
youswept
theyswept

Pluperfect

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

Future

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

Future perfect

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

Subjunctive

Present

Isweep
yousweep
he;she;itsweep
wesweep
yousweep
theysweep

Perfect

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

Imperfect

Iswept
youswept
he;she;itswept
weswept
youswept
theyswept

Pluperfect

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

Conditional

Present

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

Perfect

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

Imperative

yousweep
weLet's sweep
yousweep

Progressive (Continuous) Forms

Indicative

Present

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

Perfect

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

Past

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

Pluperfect

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

Future

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

Future perfect

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

Conditional

Present

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

Perfect

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

Verbs conjugated like sweep

creep, feel, keep, lose, oversleep, sleep, sweep, weep,

Additional Information

Cf. Old English crēopan (creep), hlēapan (leap), sl<#_>æpan (sleep), swāpan (sweep) and wēpan (weep).

Etymology

c.1300, perhaps from a past tense form of M.E. swope "sweep," from O.E. swapan "to sweep" (transitive & intransitive); see swoop. The noun meaning "range, extent" is attested from 1679; in ref. to police or military actions, it is attested from 1837. Sense of "a winning of all the tricks in a card game" is from 1814 (see sweepstakes); extended to other sports by 1960. As a shortened form of chimney-sweeper, first attested 1812.