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

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

Discourage 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, discourage doesn’t follow the regular rule. The verb “discourage” has five different forms: base form, past simple, past participle form, present perfect, and present perfect participle. So what is discourage‘s past? How do conjugate verbs with discourage verbs?

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Discourage of Definition and Meaning

Discourage is a verb which means to discourage or deter someone from doing something.

V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Form of Discourage

Base Form (V1) discourage
Past Form (V2) discouraged
Past Participle Form (V3) discouraged
s / es/ es (V4) discourages
‘ing’ form (V5) discouraging

Discourage of Past Simple V2

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

Discourage of Past Participle V3

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

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

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

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

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Conjugation of Discourage V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Conjugation table: discourage

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

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Example Sentences with Discourage V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

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

  • If that’s what you want to do, don’t let me discourage you.
  • He had been discouraged as a result of her comments.
  • It was discouraging to hear such a lack of passion for the initiative.
  • My parents discouraged me to participate in the arts.

Synonym Words For Discourage

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

  • dishearten
  • dispirit
  • dismay
  • depress
  • daunt
  • demoralise
  • stop
  • prevent
  • curb
  • restrain
  • hinder
  • obstruct
  • impede
  • inhibit

Opposite Words For Discourage

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

  • encourage
  • hearten
  • embolden
  • nerve
  • steel
  • inspire
  • aid
  • allow
  • approve
  • assist
  • bid
  • countenance
  • urge
  • advance
  • facilitate

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Some Frequently Asked Questions About Discourage (Verb)

What is the V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 of discourage?

The past tense of discourage is discouraged. The third-person singular simple present indicative form of discourage is discourages. The present participle of discourage is discouraging. The past participle of discourage is discouraged.

Base Form (V1) discourage
Past Form (V2) discouraged
Past Participle Form (V3) discouraged
s / es/ es (V4) discourages
‘ing’ form (V5) discouraging

What is the V2 and V3 form of discourage?

+ The V2 and V3 form of discourage is “discouraged“.

What is the sentence of discourage?

What is the past tense V2 of discourage?

+ The past tense of discourage is “discouraged“.

What is the past participle V3 of discourage?

+ The past participle of discourage is “discouraged“.

What is the present participle V5 of discourage?

+ The present participle of discourage is “discouraging“.

Conclusion

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