The English verb 'defer' is pronounced as [dɪ'fɜ:].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb defer: Infinitive (defer), Past Simple - (deferred), Past Participle - (deferred).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb defer
👉 Forms of verb defer in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of defer.
Defer: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb defer?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'defer'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'defer'
- the first form (V1) is 'defer' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'deferred' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'deferred' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of defer?
The past tense and past participle of defer are: defer in past simple is deferred, and past participle is deferred.
What is the past tense of defer?
The past tense of the verb "defer" is "deferred", and the past participle is "deferred".
Past simple — defer in past simple deferred
Future simple — defer in future simple is defer (will + V1).
Present Perfect — defer in present perfect tense is deferred (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — defer in past perfect tense is deferred (had + V3).
defer regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'defer' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'defer' is regular verb.
Examples of Verb defer in Sentences
- It was embarrassing in the evening when I realized that I was again deferring some of today's work to tomorrow. (Past Simple)
- The inevitable minute could no longer be deferred. (Past Simple)
- People with a strong will are often stubborn, do not want to defer to the opinion of others and act as they please. (Present Simple)
- Dol did not object. He was used to deferring to other people's opinions. (Past Simple)
- After all, if we defer to the Americans, the owners of the factories will be left on the street. (Present Simple)
- And if a person then deferred the priest, then his whole life was gradually corrected and arranged. (Past Simple)
- He is young, healthy, devoted to you with all his soul, extremely intelligent, you can defer on him entirely. (Present Simple)
- - We have many allies now, but I need my own reliable people on this trek that I can always defer to. (Present Simple)
- They refreshed themselves with what was left of yesterday's supplies and set out without deferring. (Past Simple)
- let's not defer and hit the road. (Present Simple)