Defend V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Base Form, Past Simple, Past Participle Form of Defend

Defend V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Base Form, Past Simple, Past Participle Form of Defend

Defend V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 is one of the verbs that are used very commonly in English tests as well as in everyday communication. Also, because it’s an irregular verb, defend doesn’t follow the regular rule. The verb “defend” has five different forms: base form, past simple, past participle form, present perfect, and present perfect participle. So what is defend‘s past? How do conjugate verbs with defend verbs?

Let’s find out with English tivi in the article below.

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Defend of Definition and Meaning

Defend is a verb.

It can be used in the following ways:

– To offer resistance to attack, assault, or invasion

– To make a stand against an enemy or opponent

– To protect oneself from something unpleasant

– To support or uphold something as valid, true, or correct

V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Form of Defend

Base Form (V1) defend
Past Form (V2) defended
Past Participle Form (V3) defended
s / es/ es (V4) defends
‘ing’ form (V5) defending

Defend of Past Simple V2

The verb Defend is also employed in its V2 form as “defended”’. It is used to indicate the past tense in sentences.

Defend of Past Participle V3

The V3 form is identical to the V2 form. The V3 form is “defended”. Defended is used in the past or present perfect tense. 

+ In the present perfect tense, we use the word V1 as ‘have + defended‘ or ‘has + defended’.

  • I, you, and we are used as ‘have + defended‘. 
  • ‘has + defended’ is used for he, she, and it. 

+ If you need to use the past perfect tense, use ‘had + defended‘ regardless of the subject.

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Conjugation of Defend V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Conjugation table: Defend

Number Singular
Present Simple of defend I You She/He/It
defend defend defends
Plural
We You They
defend defend defend
Present Continuous of defend I You She/He/It
am defending are defending is defending
Plural
We You They
are defending are defending are defending
Present Perfect of defend I You She/He/It
have defended have defended has defended
Plural
We You They
have defended have defended have defended
Present Perfect Continuous of defend I You She/He/It
have been defending have been defending has been defending
Plural
We You They
have been defending have been defending have been defending
Past Simple of defend I You She/He/It
defended defended defended
Plural
We You They
defended defended defended
Past Continuous of defend I You She/He/It
was defending were defending was defending
Plural
We You They
were defending were defending were defending
Past Perfect of defend I You She/He/It
had defended had defended had defended
Plural
We You They
had defended had defended had defended
Past Perfect Continuous of defend I You She/He/It
had been defending had been defending had been defending
Plural
We You They
had been defending had been defending had been defending
Future Simple of defend I You She/He/It
will/shall defend will/shall defend will/shall defend
Plural
We You They
will/shall defend will/shall defend will/shall defend
Future Continuous of defend I You She/He/It
will/shall be defending will/shall be defending will/shall be defending
Plural
We You They
will/shall be defending will/shall be defending will/shall be defending
Future Perfect of defend I You She/He/It
will/shall have defended will/shall have defended will/shall have defended
Plural
We You They
will/shall have defended will/shall have defended will/shall have defended
Future Perfect Continuous of defend I You She/He/It
will/shall have been defending will/shall have been defending will/shall have been defending
Plural
We You They
will/shall have been defending will/shall have been defending will/shall have been defending
Conditional Present of defend I You She/He/It
would defend would defend would defend
Plural
We You They
would defend would defend would defend
Conditional Perfect of defend I You She/He/It
would have defended would have defended would have defended
Plural
We You They
would have defended would have defended would have defended
Conditional Present Continuous of defend I You She/He/It
would be defending would be defending would be defending
Plural
We You They
would be defending would be defending would be defending
Conditional Perfect Continuous of defend I You She/He/It
would have been defending would have been defending would have been defending
Plural
We You They
would have been defending would have been defending would have been defending
Present Subjunctive of defend I You She/He/It
defend defend defend
Plural
We You They
defend defend defend
Past Subjunctive of defend I You She/He/It
defended defended defended
Plural
We You They
defended defended defended
Past Perfect Subjunctive of defend I You She/He/It
had defended had defended had defended
Plural
We You They
had defended had defended had defended
Imperative of defend I You She/He/It
defend
Plural
We You They
Let’s defend defend

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Example Sentences with Defend V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

In this section, we will learn about defend sentence examples:

  • Without an army, how can we defend our homeland?
  • They are defending their views, interests, and rights.
  • She defended my every word.
  • Jack always defends his sister so that she won’t be bullied.

Synonym Words For Defend

Synonym of defend word list. Here are a variety of words whose meaning is nearly the synonym of defend:

  • protect
  • guard
  • safeguard
  • shield
  • secure
  • screen
  • shelter
  • preserve
  • justify
  • vindicate
  • support
  • explain
  • ratio
  • buttress
  • support
  • brace
  • bolster
  • underpin
  • uphold
  • strengthennalise

Opposite Words For Defend

The antonym of defend word list. Here are some words that have nearly the opposite meaning as defend:

  • attack
  • assail
  • assault
  • harm
  • hurt
  • injure
  • hit
  • ambush
  • beat
  • mug
  • aggress
  • besiege
  • lose
  • abandon
  • forfeit
  • give up
  • oppose
  • reject
  • attack
  • desert
  • disagree
  • disallow

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Some Frequently Asked Questions About Defend (Verb)

What is the V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 of defend?

The past tense of defend is defended. The third-person singular simple present indicative form of defend is defends. The present participle of defend is defending. The past participle of defend is defended.

Base Form (V1) defend
Past Form (V2) defended
Past Participle Form (V3) defended
s / es/ es (V4) defends
‘ing’ form (V5) defending

What is the V2 and V3 form of defend?

+ The V2 and V3 form of defend is “defended“.

What is the sentence of defend?

What is the past tense V2 of defend?

+ The past tense of defend is “defended“.

What is the past participle V3 of defend?

+ The past participle of defend is “defended“.

What is the present participle V5 of defend?

+ The present participle of defend is “defending“.

Conclusion

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