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

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

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

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

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Swim of Definition and Meaning

Swim is defined as a form of exercise that uses the movement of the arms, legs, and body to achieve propulsion. It can be done in a pool or open water. There are different types of swimming like freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly.

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V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Form of Swim

Base Form (V1)swim
Past Form (V2)swam
Past Participle Form (V3)swum
s / es/ es (V4)swims
‘ing’ form (V5)swimming

Swim of Past Simple V2

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

Swim of Past Participle V3

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

+ In the present perfect tense, the word swim is used ‘have + swum or ‘has + swum.' 

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

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

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Conjugation of Swim V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Conjugation table: swim

NumberSingular
Present Simple of swimIYouShe/He/It
swimswimswims
Plural
WeYouThey
swimswimswim
Present Continuous of swimIYouShe/He/It
am swimmingare swimmingis swimming
Plural
WeYouThey
are swimmingare swimmingare swimming
Present Perfect of swimIYouShe/He/It
have swumhave swumhas swum
Plural
WeYouThey
have swumhave swumhave swum
Present Perfect Continuous of swimIYouShe/He/It
have been swimminghave been swimminghas been swimming
Plural
WeYouThey
have been swimminghave been swimminghave been swimming
Past Simple of swimIYouShe/He/It
swamswamswam
Plural
WeYouThey
swamswamswam
Past Continuous of swimIYouShe/He/It
was swimmingwere swimmingwas swimming
Plural
WeYouThey
were swimmingwere swimmingwere swimming
Past Perfect of swimIYouShe/He/It
had swumhad swumhad swum
Plural
WeYouThey
had swumhad swumhad swum
Past Perfect Continuous of swimIYouShe/He/It
had been swimminghad been swimminghad been swimming
Plural
WeYouThey
had been swimminghad been swimminghad been swimming
Future Simple of swimIYouShe/He/It
will/shall swimwill/shall swimwill/shall swim
Plural
WeYouThey
will/shall swimwill/shall swimwill/shall swim
Future Continuous of swimIYouShe/He/It
will/shall be swimmingwill/shall be swimmingwill/shall be swimming
Plural
WeYouThey
will/shall be swimmingwill/shall be swimmingwill/shall be swimming
Future Perfect of swimIYouShe/He/It
will/shall have swumwill/shall have swumwill/shall have swum
Plural
WeYouThey
will/shall have swumwill/shall have swumwill/shall have swum
Future Perfect Continuous of swimIYouShe/He/It
will/shall have been swimmingwill/shall have been swimmingwill/shall have been swimming
Plural
WeYouThey
will/shall have been swimmingwill/shall have been swimmingwill/shall have been swimming
Conditional Present of swimIYouShe/He/It
would swimwould swimwould swim
Plural
WeYouThey
would swimwould swimwould swim
Conditional Perfect of swimIYouShe/He/It
would have swumwould have swumwould have swum
Plural
WeYouThey
would have swumwould have swumwould have swum
Conditional Present Continuous of swimIYouShe/He/It
would be swimmingwould be swimmingwould be swimming
Plural
WeYouThey
would be swimmingwould be swimmingwould be swimming
Conditional Perfect Continuous of swimIYouShe/He/It
would have been swimmingwould have been swimmingwould have been swimming
Plural
WeYouThey
would have been swimmingwould have been swimmingwould have been swimming
Present Subjunctive of swimIYouShe/He/It
swimswimswim
Plural
WeYouThey
swimswimswim
Past Subjunctive of swimIYouShe/He/It
swamswamswam
Plural
WeYouThey
swamswamswam
Past Perfect Subjunctive of swimIYouShe/He/It
had swumhad swumhad swum
Plural
WeYouThey
had swumhad swumhad swum
Imperative of swimIYouShe/He/It
swim
Plural
WeYouThey
Let’s swimswim

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Example Sentences with Swim V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

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

  • This morning, I swam two miles.
  • You can swim in clean rivers and lakes without putting your health at danger.
  • I'm swimming in the lake with my friends.
  • He often swims in the morning.
  • She has been learning to swim since February.

Synonym Words For Swim

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

  • wade
  • dip
  • paddle
  • bathe
  • dive
  • plunge
  • snorkel
  • freestyle
  • stroke
  • submerge
  • splash around
  • go swimming
  • breast-stroke
  • dog-paddle
  • skinny-dip

Opposite Words For Swim

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

  • stop
  • settle
  • sink
  • sit
  • take
  • keep
  • hold

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Some Frequently Asked Questions About Swim (Verb)

What is the V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 of swim?

The past tense of swim is swam. The third-person singular simple present indicative form of swim is swims. The present participle of swim is swimming. The past participle of swim is swum.

Base Form (V1)swim
Past Form (V2)swam
Past Participle Form (V3)swum
s / es/ es (V4)swims
‘ing’ form (V5)swimming

What is the V2 and V3 form of swim?

+ The V2 form of swim is “swam” and V3 form of swim is swum.

What is the sentence of swim?

What is the past tense V2 of swim?

+ The past tense of swim is “ swam“.

What is the past participle V3 of swim?

+ The past participle of swim is “ swum“.

What is the present participle V5 of swim?

+ The present participle of swim is “ swimming“.

Conclusion

Let’s learn with English tivi the structure of the verb “Swim 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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Here are other verbs V1 V2 V3 List

Base Form V1Past Form V2Past Participle Form V3
abideabode/abidedabode/abided
arisearosearisen
awakeawokeawoken
backslidebackslidbackslidden/backslid
bewas/werebeen
bearboreborne
beatbeatbeaten/beat
becomebecamebecome
befallbefellbefallen
beginbeganbegun
beholdbeheldbeheld
bendbentbent
besetbesetbeset
bespeakbespokebespoken
betbet/bettedbet/betted
bidbidbid
bindboundbound
bitebitbitten
bleedbledbled
blowblewblown
breakbrokebroken
breedbredbred
bringbroughtbrought
broadcastbroadcastbroadcast
browbeatbrowbeatbrowbeaten/browbeat
buildbuiltbuilt
burnburnt/burnedburnt/burned
burstburstburst
bustbusted/bustbusted/bust
buyboughtbought
castcastcast
catchcaughtcaught
chidechid/chidedchid/chidden/chided
choosechosechosen
cleaveclove/cleft/cleavedcloven/cleft/cleaved
cleaveclavecleaved
clingclungclung
clotheclothed/cladclothed/clad
comecamecome
costcostcost
creepcreptcrept
crossbreedcrossbredcrossbred
crowcrew/crewedcrowed
cutcutcut
daydreamdaydreamed
daydreamt
daydreamed
daydreamt
dealdealtdealt
digdugdug
disprovedisproveddisproved/disproven
divedove/diveddived
dodiddone
drawdrewdrawn
dreamdreamt/dreameddreamt/dreamed
drinkdrankdrunk
drivedrovedriven
dwelldweltdwelt
eatateeaten
fallfellfallen
feedfedfed
feelfeltfelt
fightfoughtfought
findfoundfound
fitfitted/fitfitted/fit
fleefledfled
flingflungflung
flyflewflown
forbearforboreforborne
forbidforbade/forbadforbidden
forecastforecast/forecastedforecast/forecasted
forego (also forgo)forewentforegone
foreseeforesawforeseen
foretellforetoldforetold
forgetforgotforgotten
forgiveforgaveforgiven
forsakeforsookforsaken
freezefrozefrozen
frostbitefrostbitfrostbitten
getgotgot/gotten
gildgilt/gildedgilt/gilded
girdgirt/girdedgirt/girded
givegavegiven
gowentgone
grindgroundground
growgrewgrown
hand-feedhand-fedhand-fed
handwritehandwrotehandwritten
hanghunghung
havehadhad
hearheardheard
heavehove/heavedhove/heaved
hewhewedhewn/hewed
hidehidhidden
hithithit
hurthurthurt
inbreedinbredinbred
inlayinlaidinlaid
inputinputinput
insetinsetinset
interbreedinterbredinterbred
interweaveinterwove
interweaved
interwoven
interweaved
interwindinterwoundinterwound
jerry-buildjerry-builtjerry-built
keepkeptkept
kneelknelt/kneeledknelt/kneeled
knitknit/knittedknit/knitted
knowknewknown
laylaidlaid
leadledled
leanleaned/leantleaned/leant
leapleapt /leapedleapt /leaped
learnlearnt/learnedlearnt/learned
leaveleftleft
lendlentlent
letletlet
lielaylain
lightlit/lightedlit/lighted
lip-readlip-readlip-read
loselostlost
makemademade
meanmeantmeant
meetmetmet
miscastmiscastmiscast
misdealmisdealtmisdealt
misdomisdidmisdone
mishearmisheardmisheard
mislaymislaidmislaid
misleadmisledmisled
mislearnmislearned
mislearnt
mislearned
mislearnt
misreadmisreadmisread
missetmissetmisset
misspeakmisspokemisspoken
misspellmisspeltmisspelt
misspendmisspentmisspent
mistakemistookmistaken
misteachmistaughtmistaught
misunderstandmisunderstoodmisunderstood
miswritemiswrotemiswritten
mowmowedmown/mowed
offsetoffsetoffset
outbidoutbidoutbid
outbreedoutbredoutbred
outdooutdidoutdone
outdrawoutdrewoutdrawn
outdrinkoutdrankoutdrunk
outdriveoutdroveoutdriven
outfightoutfoughtoutfought
outflyoutflewoutflown
outgrowoutgrewoutgrown
outleapoutleaped/outleaptoutleaped/outleapt
outlieoutliedoutlied
outputoutputoutput
outrideoutrodeoutridden
outrunoutranoutrun
outselloutsoldoutsold
outshineoutshined/outshoneoutshined/outshone
outshootoutshotoutshot
outsingoutsangoutsung
outsitoutsatoutsat
outsleepoutsleptoutslept
outsmelloutsmelled/outsmeltoutsmelled/outsmelt
outspeakoutspokeoutspoken
outspeedoutspedoutsped
outspendoutspentoutspent
outswearoutsworeoutsworn
outswimoutswamoutswum
outthinkoutthoughtoutthought
outthrowoutthrewoutthrown
outwriteoutwroteoutwritten
overbidoverbidoverbid
overbreedoverbredoverbred
overbuildoverbuiltoverbuilt
overbuyoverboughtoverbought
overcomeovercameovercome
overdooverdidoverdone
overdrawoverdrewoverdrawn
overdrinkoverdrankoverdrunk
overeatoverateovereaten
overfeedoverfedoverfed
overflyoverflewoverflown
overhangoverhungoverhung
overhearoverheardoverheard
overlayoverlaidoverlaid
overpayoverpaidoverpaid
overrideoverrodeoverridden
overrunoverranoverrun
overseeoversawoverseen
overselloversoldoversold
oversewoversewedoversewn/oversewed
overshootovershotovershot
oversleepoversleptoverslept
overspeakoverspokeoverspoken
overspendoverspentoverspent
overspilloverspilled/overspiltoverspilled/overspilt
overtakeovertookovertaken
overthinkoverthoughtoverthought
overthrowoverthrewoverthrown
overwindoverwoundoverwound
overwriteoverwroteoverwritten
partakepartookpartaken
paypaidpaid
pleadpleaded/pledpleaded/pled
prebuildprebuiltprebuilt
premakepremadepremade
prepayprepaidprepaid
presellpresoldpresold
presetpresetpreset
preshrinkpreshrankpreshrunk
proofreadproofreadproofread
proveprovedproven/proved
putputput
quick-freezequick-frozequick-frozen
quitquit/quittedquit/quitted
readreadread
reawakereawokereawaken
rebidrebidrebid
rebindreboundrebound
rebroadcastrebroadcast
rebroadcasted
rebroadcast
rebroadcasted
rebuildrebuiltrebuilt
recastrecastrecast
recutrecutrecut
redealredealtredealt
redoredidredone
redrawredrewredrawn
refitrefitted/refitrefitted/refit
regrindregroundreground
regrowregrewregrown
rehangrehungrehung
rehearreheardreheard
reknitreknitted/reknitreknitted/reknit
relayrelaidrelaid
relearnrelearned/relearntrelearned/relearnt
relightrelit/relightedrelit/relighted
remakeremaderemade
rendrentrent
repayrepaidrepaid
rereadrereadreread
rerunreranrerun
resellresoldresold
resendresentresent
resetresetreset
resewresewedresewn/resewed
retakeretookretaken
reteachretaughtretaught
retearretoreretorn
retellretoldretold
rethinkrethoughtrethought
retreadretreadretread
retrofitretrofitted/retrofitretrofitted/retrofit
rewakerewoke/rewakedrewaken/rewaked
rewearreworereworn
reweaverewove/reweavedrewoven/reweaved
rewedrewed/reweddedrewed/rewedded
rewetrewet/rewettedrewet/rewetted
rewinrewonrewon
rewindrewoundrewound
rewriterewroterewritten
ridridrid
rideroderidden
ringrangrung
riseroserisen
roughcastroughcastroughcast
runranrun
sand-castsand-castsand-cast
sawsawedsawn
saysaidsaid
seesawseen
seeksoughtsought
sellsoldsold
sendsentsent
setsetset
sewsewedsewn/sewed
shakeshookshaken
shaveshavedshaved/shaven
shearshearedshorn
shedshedshed
shineshoneshone
shitshit/shat/shittedshit/shat/shitted
shootshotshot
showshowedshown/showed
shrinkshrankshrunk
shutshutshut
sight-readsight-readsight-read
singsangsung
sinksanksunk
sitsatsat
slayslewslain
sleepsleptslept
slideslidslid
slingslungslung
slinkslunkslunk
slitslitslit
smellsmeltsmelt
smitesmotesmitten
sneaksneaked/snucksneaked/snuck
speakspokespoken
speedsped/speededsped/speeded
spellspelt/spelledspelt/spelled
spendspentspent
spillspilt/spilledspilt/spilled
spinspun/spanspun
spoilspoilt/spoiledspoilt/spoiled
spreadspreadspread
standstoodstood
stealstolestolen
stickstuckstuck
stingstungstung
stinkstunk/stankstunk
stridestrodestridden
strikestruckstruck
stringstrungstrung
sunburnsunburned/sunburntsunburned/sunburnt
swearsworesworn
sweatsweat/sweatedsweat/sweated
sweepsweptswept
swellswelledswollen/swelled
swimswamswum
swingswungswung
taketooktaken
teachtaughttaught
teartoretorn
telecasttelecasttelecast
telltoldtold
thinkthoughtthought
throwthrewthrown
thrustthrustthrust
treadtrodtrodden/trod
typewritetypewrotetypewritten
unbendunbentunbent
unbindunboundunbound
unclotheunclothed/uncladunclothed/unclad
undercutundercutundercut
underfeedunderfedunderfed
undergounderwentundergone
underlieunderlayunderlain
understandunderstoodunderstood
undertakeundertookundertaken
underwriteunderwroteunderwritten
undoundidundone
unfreezeunfrozeunfrozen
unhangunhungunhung
unhideunhidunhidden
unlearnunlearned/unlearntunlearned/unlearnt
unspinunspununspun
unwindunwoundunwound
upholdupheldupheld
upsetupsetupset
wakewoke/wakedwoken/waked
wearworeworn
wedwed/weddedwed/wedded
weepweptwept
wetwet/wettedwet/wetted
winwonwon
windwoundwound
withdrawwithdrewwithdrawn
withholdwithheldwithheld
withstandwithstoodwithstood
workworkedworked
wringwrungwrung
writewrotewritten
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