The English verb 'approve' is pronounced as [əˈpruːv].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb approve: Infinitive (approve), Past Simple - (approved), Past Participle - (approved).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb approve
👉 Forms of verb approve in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of approve.
Approve: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb approve?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'approve'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'approve'
- the first form (V1) is 'approve' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'approved' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'approved' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of approve?
The past tense and past participle of approve are: approve in past simple is approved, and past participle is approved.
What is the past tense of approve?
The past tense of the verb "approve" is "approved", and the past participle is "approved".
Past simple — approve in past simple approved
Future simple — approve in future simple is approve (will + V1).
Present Perfect — approve in present perfect tense is approved (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — approve in past perfect tense is approved (had + V3).
approve regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'approve' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'approve' is regular verb.
Examples of Verb approve in Sentences
- He had to approve not only the declaration, but also all reparations (Past Simple)
- The committee approved these declarations back in 2008 (Past Simple)
- I can't approve your rule. (Present Simple)
- I don't approve of your boyfriend. (Present Simple)
- I don't approve of plastic surgery. (Present Simple)
- Mary's parents now approve of her marriage. (Present Simple)
- I think she would approve, but who knows for sure . (Past Simple)
- Your boss must approve the letter before it can be sent. (Present Simple)
- President approved a new disaster management bill. (Past Simple)
- I think it unlikely that your mother will approve your decision. (Future Simple)