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

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

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

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May of Definition and Meaning

May is a verb that means to have permission to do something.

V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Form of May

Base Form (V1) may
Past Form (V2) mayed
Past Participle Form (V3) mayed
s / es/ es (V4) mays
‘ing’ form (V5) maying

May of Past Simple V2

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

May of Past Participle V3

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

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

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

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

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Conjugation of May V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Conjugation table: May
Number Singular
Present Simple of may I You She/He/It
may may mays
Plural
We You They
may may may
Present Continuous of may I You She/He/It
am maying are maying is maying
Plural
We You They
are maying are maying are maying
Present Perfect of may I You She/He/It
have mayed have mayed has mayed
Plural
We You They
have mayed have mayed have mayed
Present Perfect Continuous of may I You She/He/It
have been maying have been maying has been maying
Plural
We You They
have been maying have been maying have been maying
Past Simple of may I You She/He/It
mayed mayed mayed
Plural
We You They
mayed mayed mayed
Past Continuous of may I You She/He/It
was maying were maying was maying
Plural
We You They
were maying were maying were maying
Past Perfect of may I You She/He/It
had mayed had mayed had mayed
Plural
We You They
had mayed had mayed had mayed
Past Perfect Continuous of may I You She/He/It
had been maying had been maying had been maying
Plural
We You They
had been maying had been maying had been maying
Future Simple of may I You She/He/It
will/shall may will/shall may will/shall may
Plural
We You They
will/shall may will/shall may will/shall may
Future Continuous of may I You She/He/It
will/shall be maying will/shall be maying will/shall be maying
Plural
We You They
will/shall be maying will/shall be maying will/shall be maying
Future Perfect of may I You She/He/It
will/shall have mayed will/shall have mayed will/shall have mayed
Plural
We You They
will/shall have mayed will/shall have mayed will/shall have mayed
Future Perfect Continuous of may I You She/He/It
will/shall have been maying will/shall have been maying will/shall have been maying
Plural
We You They
will/shall have been maying will/shall have been maying will/shall have been maying
Conditional Present of may I You She/He/It
would may would may would may
Plural
We You They
would may would may would may
Conditional Perfect of may I You She/He/It
would have mayed would have mayed would have mayed
Plural
We You They
would have mayed would have mayed would have mayed
Conditional Present Continuous of may I You She/He/It
would be maying would be maying would be maying
Plural
We You They
would be maying would be maying would be maying
Conditional Perfect Continuous of may I You She/He/It
would have been maying would have been maying would have been maying
Plural
We You They
would have been maying would have been maying would have been maying
Present Subjunctive of may I You She/He/It
may may may
Plural
We You They
may may may
Past Subjunctive of may I You She/He/It
mayed mayed mayed
Plural
We You They
mayed mayed mayed
Past Perfect Subjunctive of may I You She/He/It
had mayed had mayed had mayed
Plural
We You They
had mayed had mayed had mayed
Imperative of may I You She/He/It
may
Plural
We You They
Let’s may may

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Example Sentences with May V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

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

+ You may take it.

+ May I bring this back home?

+ She may call me but her attitude is horrible.

+ I mean you may talk to her after lunch.

Synonym Words For May

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

  • can be allowed
  • to be authorized
  • to be permitted
  • to be authorised
  • to be entitled to
  • meet the requirements for
  • meet the requirements to
  • be within one’s rights
  • to have the right to

Opposite Words For May

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

  • may not
  • cannot
  • can’t
  • ought not
  • shall not

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Some Frequently Asked Questions About May (Verb)

What is the V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 of may?

The past tense of may is mayed. The third-person singular simple present indicative form of may is mays. The present participle of may is maying. The past participle of may is mayed.

Base Form (V1) may
Past Form (V2) mayed
Past Participle Form (V3) mayed
s / es/ ies (V4) mays
‘ing’ form (V5) maying

What is the V2 and V3 form of may?

+ The V2 and V3 form of may  is “mayed“.

What is the sentence of may?

What is the past tense V2 of may?

+ The past tense of may is “mayed“.

What is the past participle V3 of may?

+ The past participle of may is “mayed“.

What is the present participle V5 of may?

+ The present participle of may is “maying“.

Conclusion

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