The English verb 'overcome' is pronounced as [əʊvəˈkʌm].
Related to: irregular verbs.
3 forms of verb overcome: Infinitive (overcome), Past Simple - (overcame), Past Participle - (overcome).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb overcome
👉 Forms of verb overcome in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of overcome.
Overcome: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb overcome?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'overcome'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'overcome'
- the first form (V1) is 'overcome' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'overcame' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'overcome' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of overcome?
The past tense and past participle of overcome are: overcome in past simple is overcame, and past participle is overcome.
What is the past tense of overcome?
The past tense of the verb "overcome" is "overcame", and the past participle is "overcome".
Past simple — overcome in past simple overcame
Future simple — overcome in future simple is overcome (will + V1).
Present Perfect — overcome in present perfect tense is overcome (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — overcome in past perfect tense is overcome (had + V3).
overcome regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'overcome' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'overcome' is irregular verb.
Examples of Verb overcome in Sentences
- She overcame her fear and said the truth (Past Simple)
- Once you overcome difficulties you can move forward (Present Simple)
- They managed to overcome their anger and started talking (Past Simple)
- It wasn't easy to overcome the obstacles, but my husband is my rock (Past Simple)
- You are overcoming your own fear and becoming stronger (Present Continuous)
- I hadn't overcome that resistance on my own, you helped me a lot (Past Perfect)
- My mother had overcome her prejudice against my fiancee and we set a wedding date (Past Perfect)
- For your children you must overcome your weakness and quit drinking (Present Simple)
- You will overcome that problem, otherwise they will take your house (Future Simple)
- I will overcome any obstacles for you (Future Simple)