The English verb 'refer' is pronounced as [rɪˈfɜːr].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb refer: Infinitive (refer), Past Simple - (referred), Past Participle - (referred).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb refer
👉 Forms of verb refer in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of refer.
Refer: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb refer?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'refer'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'refer'
- the first form (V1) is 'refer' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'referred' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'referred' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of refer?
The past tense and past participle of refer are: refer in past simple is referred, and past participle is referred.
What is the past tense of refer?
The past tense of the verb "refer" is "referred", and the past participle is "referred".
Past simple — refer in past simple referred
Future simple — refer in future simple is refer (will + V1).
Present Perfect — refer in present perfect tense is referred (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — refer in past perfect tense is referred (had + V3).
refer regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'refer' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'refer' is regular verb.
Examples of Verb refer in Sentences
- The strange symbol referred in paragraph 11 should be removed. (Past Simple)
- Great commanders have always referred to the study of military history seriously. (Present Perfect)
- You may be right, but you should still refer with more respect to old age. (Present Simple)
- It has been translated into English, French, and Spanish, and excerpts from it have appeared in the world's press and have subsequently been frequently referred to by historians. (Present Perfect)
- Remember that name, I'll be referring to it more than once in the book! (Present Simple)
- The girl constantly referred to some urgent matters, postponed promised meetings, which was not observed in her before. (Past Simple)
- - Well, they don't talk about it openly," the man grimaced like a toothache, "but everybody does. You can refer to see for yourself. (Present Simple)
- I haven't had time to refer, but perhaps the famous turtle is still alive today. (Present Perfect)
- Not only that, in most cases I will not even refer to the names of the composers in order to keep the narrative as concise as possible. (Future Simple)
- In the taverns where the buccaneers gathered, he was often referred to as a glorious sword fighter. (Past Simple)