Cleave past tense

3 forms of the verb cleave The English verb 'cleave' is pronounced as [kli:v].
Related to: irregular verbs.
3 forms of verb cleave: Infinitive (cleave), Past Simple - (clove), Past Participle - (cloven).

Here are the past tense forms of the verb cleave

👉 Forms of verb cleave in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of cleave.

Cleave: Past, Present, and Participle Forms

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
cleave [kli:v]

clove [kləʊv]

cleft [kleft]

cleaved [kliːvd]

cloven [ˈkləʊv(ə)n]

cleft [kleft]

cleaved [kliːvd]

What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb cleave?

🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'cleave'?

Learn the three forms of the English verb 'cleave'

  • the first form (V1) is 'cleave' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
  • the second form (V2) is 'clove', 'cleft', 'cleaved' used in past simple tense.
  • the third form (V3) is 'cloven', 'cleft', 'cleaved' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.

What are the past tense and past participle of cleave?

The past tense and past participle of cleave are: cleave in past simple is clove, cleft, cleaved, and past participle is cloven. cleft. cleaved.

What is the past tense of cleave?

The past tense of the verb "cleave" is "clove", or "cleft", or "cleaved", and the past participle is "cloven" or "cleft" or "cleaved".

Verb Tenses

Past simple — cleave in past simple clove, cleft, cleaved (V2).
Future simple — cleave in future simple is cleave (will + V1).
Present Perfect — cleave in present perfect tense is cloven, cleft, cleaved (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — cleave in past perfect tense is cloven, cleft, cleaved (had + V3).

cleave regular or irregular verb?

👉 Is 'cleave' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'cleave' is irregular verb.

Examples of Verb cleave in Sentences

  •   The wooden door was cleft in two. (Past Simple)
  •   This material cleaves to the skin a lot. (Present Simple)
  •   A good husband cleaves to his wife. (Present Simple)
  •   Our boat cleaved through the water. (Past Simple)
  •   Racial issues continue to cleave American society. (Present Simple)
  •   Real party members must cleave its political principles in everything. (Present Simple)
  •   The water will cleave a passage in the rock. (Future Simple)
  •   Let us cleave to the cause for which we are gathered. (Present Simple)
  •   I will cleave your fat ugly faces. (Future Simple)
  •   Her blouse cleaved to the waist. (Past Simple)

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