Contemplate past tense

3 forms of the verb contemplate The English verb 'contemplate' is pronounced as ['kɔntəmpleɪt].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb contemplate: Infinitive (contemplate), Past Simple - (contemplated), Past Participle - (contemplated).

Here are the past tense forms of the verb contemplate

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

Contemplate: Past, Present, and Participle Forms

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
contemplate ['kɔntəmpleɪt]

contemplated [ˈkɒntəmpleɪtɪd]

contemplated [ˈkɒntəmpleɪtɪd]

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

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

Learn the three forms of the English verb 'contemplate'

  • the first form (V1) is 'contemplate' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
  • the second form (V2) is 'contemplated' used in past simple tense.
  • the third form (V3) is 'contemplated' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.

What are the past tense and past participle of contemplate?

The past tense and past participle of contemplate are: contemplate in past simple is contemplated, and past participle is contemplated.

What is the past tense of contemplate?

The past tense of the verb "contemplate" is "contemplated", and the past participle is "contemplated".

Verb Tenses

Past simple — contemplate in past simple contemplated (V2).
Future simple — contemplate in future simple is contemplate (will + V1).
Present Perfect — contemplate in present perfect tense is contemplated (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — contemplate in past perfect tense is contemplated (had + V3).

contemplate regular or irregular verb?

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

Examples of Verb contemplate in Sentences

  •   My eyes flashed up with the first small spark of feeling I'd had in too long to contemplate. (Past Simple)
  •   So you will have the rest of your days to contemplate your complete and utter failure. (Future Simple)
  •   These rules generally contemplate situations involving tangible assets. (Present Simple)
  •   Against that backdrop, our conscience recoils and our eyes cannot help but shed a tear as we contemplate a terrible reality that cannot be erased merely by words or statements. (Present Simple)
  •   The alternative is a new Cold War — or worse, an option too unpalatable to contemplate. (Present Simple)
  •   Someone has, in fact, contemplated killing you, if not attempted it outright. (Past Simple)
  •   She wore an expression of sheer joy as she contemplated the new craft. (Past Simple)
  •   Paragraph 5 may equally be applicable in respect of international procedures contemplated in paragraph 4. (Past Simple)
  •   He said he contemplated suicide in Kuwait and once passed out there due to the heat. (Past Simple)
  •   That was something Washington was keen to change, as it contemplated the possibility of a bloody invasion of the Japanese home islands. (Past Simple)

Along with contemplate, words are popular detain and misdeal.

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