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

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

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

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

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Tell of Definition and Meaning

Tell is a verb that means to give information to someone.

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V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Form of Tell

Base Form (V1) tell
Past Form (V2) told
Past Participle Form (V3)  told
s / es/ es (V4) tells
‘ing’ form (V5)
telling

Tell of Past Simple V2

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

Tell of Past Participle V3

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

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

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

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

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Conjugation of Tell V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

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

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Example Sentences with Tell V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

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

+ I will tell her about everything that happened

+ He told me about her

+ He has told his mother about his result

+ He tells me about his admirer

+ He is telling in the class

Synonym Words For Tell

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

  • inform
  • notify
  • advise
  • brief
  • warn
  • apprise
  • divulge
  • impart
  • make aware
  • say to
  • alert
  • alert to
  • disclose to
  • express to
  • reveal to
  • state to
  • communicate to
  • confess to
  • fill in
  • forewarn
  • mention to
  • proclaim to
  • acquaint with
  • announce to
  • clue in
  • make known to
  • flag up
  • let know

Opposite Words For Tell

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

  • miscommunicate
  • misinform
  • misadvise
  • misbrief
  • misguide
  • mislead
  • disinform
  • misstate
  • obey
  • follow
  • observe
  • accept
  • heed
  • respect
  • abide by
  • acquiesce to
  • adhere to
  • agree to
  • comply with

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Some Frequently Asked Questions About Tell (Verb)

What is the V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 of tell?

The past tense of tell is told. The third-person singular simple present indicative form of tell is tells. The present participle of tell is telling. The past participle of tell is told.

Base Form (V1) tell
Past Form (V2) told
Past Participle Form (V3) told
s / es/ ies (V4) tells
‘ing’ form (V5) telling

What is the V2 and V3 form of tell?

+ The V2 and V3 form of tell is “told“ and “ told.

What is the sentence of tell?

What is the past tense V2 of tell?

+ The past tense of tell is “ told.

What is the past participle V3 of tell?

+ The past participle of tell is “ told“.

What is the present participle V5 of tell?

+ The present participle of tell is “telling“.

Conclusion

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Here are other verbs V1 V2 V3 List

Base Form V1 Past Form V2 Past Participle Form V3
abide abode/abided abode/abided
arise arose arisen
awake awoke awoken
backslide backslid backslidden/backslid
be was/were been
bear bore borne
beat beat beaten/beat
become became become
befall befell befallen
begin began begun
behold beheld beheld
bend bent bent
beset beset beset
bespeak bespoke bespoken
bet bet/betted bet/betted
bid bid bid
bind bound bound
bite bit bitten
bleed bled bled
blow blew blown
break broke broken
breed bred bred
bring brought brought
broadcast broadcast broadcast
browbeat browbeat browbeaten/browbeat
build built built
burn burnt/burned burnt/burned
burst burst burst
bust busted/bust busted/bust
buy bought bought
cast cast cast
catch caught caught
chide chid/chided chid/chidden/chided
choose chose chosen
cleave clove/cleft/cleaved cloven/cleft/cleaved
cleave clave cleaved
cling clung clung
clothe clothed/clad clothed/clad
come came come
cost cost cost
creep crept crept
crossbreed crossbred crossbred
crow crew/crewed crowed
cut cut cut
daydream daydreamed
daydreamt
daydreamed
daydreamt
deal dealt dealt
dig dug dug
disprove disproved disproved/disproven
dive dove/dived dived
do did done
draw drew drawn
dream dreamt/dreamed dreamt/dreamed
drink drank drunk
drive drove driven
dwell dwelt dwelt
eat ate eaten
fall fell fallen
feed fed fed
feel felt felt
fight fought fought
find found found
fit fitted/fit fitted/fit
flee fled fled
fling flung flung
fly flew flown
forbear forbore forborne
forbid forbade/forbad forbidden
forecast forecast/forecasted forecast/forecasted
forego (also forgo) forewent foregone
foresee foresaw foreseen
foretell foretold foretold
forget forgot forgotten
forgive forgave forgiven
forsake forsook forsaken
freeze froze frozen
frostbite frostbit frostbitten
get got got/gotten
gild gilt/gilded gilt/gilded
gird girt/girded girt/girded
give gave given
go went gone
grind ground ground
grow grew grown
hand-feed hand-fed hand-fed
handwrite handwrote handwritten
hang hung hung
have had had
hear heard heard
heave hove/heaved hove/heaved
hew hewed hewn/hewed
hide hid hidden
hit hit hit
hurt hurt hurt
inbreed inbred inbred
inlay inlaid inlaid
input input input
inset inset inset
interbreed interbred interbred
interweave interwove
interweaved
interwoven
interweaved
interwind interwound interwound
jerry-build jerry-built jerry-built
keep kept kept
kneel knelt/kneeled knelt/kneeled
knit knit/knitted knit/knitted
know knew known
lay laid laid
lead led led
lean leaned/leant leaned/leant
leap leapt /leaped leapt /leaped
learn learnt/learned learnt/learned
leave left left
lend lent lent
let let let
lie lay lain
light lit/lighted lit/lighted
lip-read lip-read lip-read
lose lost lost
make made made
mean meant meant
meet met met
miscast miscast miscast
misdeal misdealt misdealt
misdo misdid misdone
mishear misheard misheard
mislay mislaid mislaid
mislead misled misled
mislearn mislearned
mislearnt
mislearned
mislearnt
misread misread misread
misset misset misset
misspeak misspoke misspoken
misspell misspelt misspelt
misspend misspent misspent
mistake mistook mistaken
misteach mistaught mistaught
misunderstand misunderstood misunderstood
miswrite miswrote miswritten
mow mowed mown/mowed
offset offset offset
outbid outbid outbid
outbreed outbred outbred
outdo outdid outdone
outdraw outdrew outdrawn
outdrink outdrank outdrunk
outdrive outdrove outdriven
outfight outfought outfought
outfly outflew outflown
outgrow outgrew outgrown
outleap outleaped/outleapt outleaped/outleapt
outlie outlied outlied
output output output
outride outrode outridden
outrun outran outrun
outsell outsold outsold
outshine outshined/outshone outshined/outshone
outshoot outshot outshot
outsing outsang outsung
outsit outsat outsat
outsleep outslept outslept
outsmell outsmelled/outsmelt outsmelled/outsmelt
outspeak outspoke outspoken
outspeed outsped outsped
outspend outspent outspent
outswear outswore outsworn
outswim outswam outswum
outthink outthought outthought
outthrow outthrew outthrown
outwrite outwrote outwritten
overbid overbid overbid
overbreed overbred overbred
overbuild overbuilt overbuilt
overbuy overbought overbought
overcome overcame overcome
overdo overdid overdone
overdraw overdrew overdrawn
overdrink overdrank overdrunk
overeat overate overeaten
overfeed overfed overfed
overfly overflew overflown
overhang overhung overhung
overhear overheard overheard
overlay overlaid overlaid
overpay overpaid overpaid
override overrode overridden
overrun overran overrun
oversee oversaw overseen
oversell oversold oversold
oversew oversewed oversewn/oversewed
overshoot overshot overshot
oversleep overslept overslept
overspeak overspoke overspoken
overspend overspent overspent
overspill overspilled/overspilt overspilled/overspilt
overtake overtook overtaken
overthink overthought overthought
overthrow overthrew overthrown
overwind overwound overwound
overwrite overwrote overwritten
partake partook partaken
pay paid paid
plead pleaded/pled pleaded/pled
prebuild prebuilt prebuilt
premake premade premade
prepay prepaid prepaid
presell presold presold
preset preset preset
preshrink preshrank preshrunk
proofread proofread proofread
prove proved proven/proved
put put put
quick-freeze quick-froze quick-frozen
quit quit/quitted quit/quitted
read read read
reawake reawoke reawaken
rebid rebid rebid
rebind rebound rebound
rebroadcast rebroadcast
rebroadcasted
rebroadcast
rebroadcasted
rebuild rebuilt rebuilt
recast recast recast
recut recut recut
redeal redealt redealt
redo redid redone
redraw redrew redrawn
refit refitted/refit refitted/refit
regrind reground reground
regrow regrew regrown
rehang rehung rehung
rehear reheard reheard
reknit reknitted/reknit reknitted/reknit
relay relaid relaid
relearn relearned/relearnt relearned/relearnt
relight relit/relighted relit/relighted
remake remade remade
rend rent rent
repay repaid repaid
reread reread reread
rerun reran rerun
resell resold resold
resend resent resent
reset reset reset
resew resewed resewn/resewed
retake retook retaken
reteach retaught retaught
retear retore retorn
retell retold retold
rethink rethought rethought
retread retread retread
retrofit retrofitted/retrofit retrofitted/retrofit
rewake rewoke/rewaked rewaken/rewaked
rewear rewore reworn
reweave rewove/reweaved rewoven/reweaved
rewed rewed/rewedded rewed/rewedded
rewet rewet/rewetted rewet/rewetted
rewin rewon rewon
rewind rewound rewound
rewrite rewrote rewritten
rid rid rid
ride rode ridden
ring rang rung
rise rose risen
roughcast roughcast roughcast
run ran run
sand-cast sand-cast sand-cast
saw sawed sawn
say said said
see saw seen
seek sought sought
sell sold sold
send sent sent
set set set
sew sewed sewn/sewed
shake shook shaken
shave shaved shaved/shaven
shear sheared shorn
shed shed shed
shine shone shone
shit shit/shat/shitted shit/shat/shitted
shoot shot shot
show showed shown/showed
shrink shrank shrunk
shut shut shut
sight-read sight-read sight-read
sing sang sung
sink sank sunk
sit sat sat
slay slew slain
sleep slept slept
slide slid slid
sling slung slung
slink slunk slunk
slit slit slit
smell smelt smelt
smite smote smitten
sneak sneaked/snuck sneaked/snuck
speak spoke spoken
speed sped/speeded sped/speeded
spell spelt/spelled spelt/spelled
spend spent spent
spill spilt/spilled spilt/spilled
spin spun/span spun
spoil spoilt/spoiled spoilt/spoiled
spread spread spread
stand stood stood
steal stole stolen
stick stuck stuck
sting stung stung
stink stunk/stank stunk
stride strode stridden
strike struck struck
string strung strung
sunburn sunburned/sunburnt sunburned/sunburnt
swear swore sworn
sweat sweat/sweated sweat/sweated
sweep swept swept
swell swelled swollen/swelled
swim swam swum
swing swung swung
take took taken
teach taught taught
tear tore torn
telecast telecast telecast
tell told told
think thought thought
throw threw thrown
thrust thrust thrust
tread trod trodden/trod
typewrite typewrote typewritten
unbend unbent unbent
unbind unbound unbound
unclothe unclothed/unclad unclothed/unclad
undercut undercut undercut
underfeed underfed underfed
undergo underwent undergone
underlie underlay underlain
understand understood understood
undertake undertook undertaken
underwrite underwrote underwritten
undo undid undone
unfreeze unfroze unfrozen
unhang unhung unhung
unhide unhid unhidden
unlearn unlearned/unlearnt unlearned/unlearnt
unspin unspun unspun
unwind unwound unwound
uphold upheld upheld
upset upset upset
wake woke/waked woken/waked
wear wore worn
wed wed/wedded wed/wedded
weep wept wept
wet wet/wetted wet/wetted
win won won
wind wound wound
withdraw withdrew withdrawn
withhold withheld withheld
withstand withstood withstood
work worked worked
wring wrung wrung
write wrote written
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