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

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

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

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

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Imitate of Definition and Meaning

Imitate is a verb meaning to behave in a similar way to someone or something else, or to copy the speech or behaviour, etc. of someone or something

V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Form of Imitate

Base Form (V1)imitate
Past Form (V2)imitated
Past Participle Form (V3)imitated
s / es/ es (V4)imitates
‘ing’ form (V5)
imitating

Imiate of Past Simple V2

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

Imitate of Past Participle V3

This verb’s V3 form is “imitated‘. In the case of past perfect tense or present perfect tense, the word “imitated is used.

+ In the present perfect tense, the word imitate is used ‘have +’imitated’ or ‘has +’imitated.’ 

  • I, you, and we are used as ‘have + ‘imitated ‘ subjects. 
  • He, she, and it are used as ‘has +”imitated” subjects. 

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

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Conjugation of Imitate V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Conjugation table: Imitate
NumberSingular
Present Simple of imitateIYouShe/He/It
imitateimitateimitates
Plural
WeYouThey
imitateimitateimitate
Present Continuous of imitateIYouShe/He/It
am imitatingare imitatingis imitating
Plural
WeYouThey
are imitatingare imitatingare imitating
Present Perfect of imitateIYouShe/He/It
have imitatedhave imitatedhas imitated
Plural
WeYouThey
have imitatedhave imitatedhave imitated
Present Perfect Continuous of imitateIYouShe/He/It
have been imitatinghave been imitatinghas been imitating
Plural
WeYouThey
have been imitatinghave been imitatinghave been imitating
Past Simple of imitateIYouShe/He/It
imitatedimitatedimitated
Plural
WeYouThey
imitatedimitatedimitated
Past Continuous of imitateIYouShe/He/It
was imitatingwere imitatingwas imitating
Plural
WeYouThey
were imitatingwere imitatingwere imitating
Past Perfect of imitateIYouShe/He/It
had imitatedhad imitatedhad imitated
Plural
WeYouThey
had imitatedhad imitatedhad imitated
Past Perfect Continuous of imitateIYouShe/He/It
had been imitatinghad been imitatinghad been imitating
Plural
WeYouThey
had been imitatinghad been imitatinghad been imitating
Future Simple of imitateIYouShe/He/It
will/shall imitatewill/shall imitatewill/shall imitate
Plural
WeYouThey
will/shall imitatewill/shall imitatewill/shall imitate
Future Continuous of imitateIYouShe/He/It
will/shall be imitatingwill/shall be imitatingwill/shall be imitating
Plural
WeYouThey
will/shall be imitatingwill/shall be imitatingwill/shall be imitating
Future Perfect of imitateIYouShe/He/It
will/shall have imitatedwill/shall have imitatedwill/shall have imitated
Plural
WeYouThey
will/shall have imitatedwill/shall have imitatedwill/shall have imitated
Future Perfect Continuous of imitateIYouShe/He/It
will/shall have been imitatingwill/shall have been imitatingwill/shall have been imitating
Plural
WeYouThey
will/shall have been imitatingwill/shall have been imitatingwill/shall have been imitating
Conditional Present of imitateIYouShe/He/It
would imitatewould imitatewould imitate
Plural
WeYouThey
would imitatewould imitatewould imitate
Conditional Perfect of imitateIYouShe/He/It
would have imitatedwould have imitatedwould have imitated
Plural
WeYouThey
would have imitatedwould have imitatedwould have imitated
Conditional Present Continuous of imitateIYouShe/He/It
would be imitatingwould be imitatingwould be imitating
Plural
WeYouThey
would be imitatingwould be imitatingwould be imitating
Conditional Perfect Continuous of imitateIYouShe/He/It
would have been imitatingwould have been imitatingwould have been imitating
Plural
WeYouThey
would have been imitatingwould have been imitatingwould have been imitating
Present Subjunctive of imitateIYouShe/He/It
imitateimitateimitate
Plural
WeYouThey
imitateimitateimitate
Past Subjunctive of imitateIYouShe/He/It
imitatedimitatedimitated
Plural
WeYouThey
imitatedimitatedimitated
Past Perfect Subjunctive of imitateIYouShe/He/It
had imitatedhad imitatedhad imitated
Plural
WeYouThey
had imitatedhad imitatedhad imitated
Imperative of imitateIYouShe/He/It
imitate
Plural
WeYouThey
Let’s imitateimitate

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Example Sentences with Imitate V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

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

  • They will imitate this design
  • He imitated her accent perfectly.
  • The design of this house has imitated the old house
  • This chemical imitates particular natural ones.
  • My four-year-old daughter is always imitating her older sister.

Synonym Words For Imitate

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

  • copy
  • mimic
  • echo
  • ape
  • mirror
  • parrot
  • repeat
  • follow
  • emulate
  • mime
  • copycat
  • duplicate
  • simulate
  • follow suit
  • follow the example of
  • take after
  • take as a model
  • take as an example
  • pattern yourself after

Opposite Words For Imitate

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

  • neglect
  • tell truth be
  • original
  • destroy
  • ruin
  • raze
  • contrast with
  • contradict
  • differ from
  • be unlike
  • juxtapose
  • be dissimilar to
  • counter
  • diverge from
  • be contrary to

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Some Frequently Asked Questions About Imitate (Verb)

What is the V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 of imitate?

The past tense of imitate is  imitated. The third-person singular simple present indicative form of  imitate is  imitates. The present participle of  imitate is  imitating. The past participle of  imitate is  imitated.

Base Form (V1) imitate
Past Form (V2) imitated
Past Participle Form (V3) imitated
s / es/ ies (V4) imitates
‘ing’ form (V5)  imitating

What is the V2 and V3 form of imitate?

+ The V2 and V3 form of  imitate is “  imitated “ and “ imitated”.

What is the sentence of  imitate?

What is the past tense V2 of  imitate?

+ The past tense of  imitate is “ imitated“.

What is the past tense V3 of imitate?

+ The past participle of imitate is “ imitated“.

What is the present participle V5 of imitate?

+ The present participle of  imitate is “  imitating”.

Conclusion

Let’s learn with English TV the structure of the verb Imitate V1 V2 V3 V4 V5: Base Form, Past Simple, Present Continuous and Present Continuous and Present Continuous and Present Continuous forms. We wish you all the best of luck.

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