Need past tense

3 forms of the verb need The English verb 'need' is pronounced as [niːd].
Related to: regular verbs, modal verbs.
3 forms of verb need: Infinitive (need), Past Simple - (needed), Past Participle - (needed).

Here are the past tense forms of the verb need

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

Need: Past, Present, and Participle Forms

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
need [niːd]

needed [niːdɪd]

needed [niːdɪd]

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

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

Learn the three forms of the English verb 'need'

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

What are the past tense and past participle of need?

The past tense and past participle of need are: need in past simple is needed, and past participle is needed.

What is the past tense of need?

The past tense of the verb "need" is "needed", and the past participle is "needed".

Verb Tenses

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

need regular or irregular verb?

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

Examples of Verb need in Sentences

  •   I need an apple, a whole watermelon and a pear (Present Simple)
  •   More blood donors are quickly needed to save wounded people (Present Simple)
  •   She needed 20$ or 10£ (Past Simple)
  •   Don't need anything from you, you are free now (Present Simple)
  •   Don't you need an immediate answer? (Present Simple)
  •   I didn't need your money, but now I'm begging you to help me (Past Simple)
  •   They didn't need any transport to get there (Past Simple)
  •   I won't need more money, but I will need your car (Future Simple)
  •   You won't need to say anything, only seat and pretend to be a big boss (Future Simple)
  •   This student will need to be encouraged (Future Simple)

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