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501 Spanish Verbs (Infinitive Forms)

A list with the top 501 Spanish verbs in Spanish.
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revocar
to revoke, to repeal
revolver
to revolve, to turn around, to turn over, to turn upside down
robar
to rob, to steal
rogar
to beg, to ask, to ask for, to request, to supplicate
romper
to break, to shatter, to tear
saber
to know (to know how)
sacar
to take out
sacudir
to shake, to jerk, to jolt
salir
to go out, to leave (from a place)
saltar
to jump, to leap, to hop, to spring
saludar
to greet, to salute
satisfacer
to satisfy
secar
to dry
secarse
to dry oneself
seguir
to follow, to continue, to pursue
señalar
to signal, to indicate, to point out, to show
sentarse
to sit down
sentir
to feel
sentirse
to feel (well, ill) (reflexive verb)
separar
to separate, to detach, to sort, to set apart
ser
to be (permanent)
servir
to serve
socorrer
to aid, to assist, to help,
sofocar
to suffocate, to choke, to smother, to stifle
soler
to be accustomed to, to be in the habit of, to have the custom of
sollozar
to sob, to whimper
someter
to subdue, to subject
sonar
to ring, to echo, to sound
soñar
to dream
sonreír
to smile
soplar
to blow, to blow out
sorprender
to surprise, to astonish
sospechar
to suspect
sostener
to sustain, to support, to maintain, to uphold
subir
to go up, to come up, to climb, to rise, to get on (a bus, a car, etc.)
subrayar
to underline, to underscore, to emphasize
subscribir
to subscribe, to agree with, to sign
suceder
to happen, to occur
sufrir
to suffer, to endure, to bear up, to undergo
sugerir
to suggest, to hint, to insinuate
sumergir
to submerge, to plunge, to immerse, to sink
suponer
to suppose, to assume
suprimir
to suppress, to abolish, to cancel (in mathematics), to eliminate
surgir
to surge, to appear, to spout, to spurt
suspirar
to sigh
tañer
to pluck, to play (a stringed instrument)
telefonear
to telephone
telegrafiar
to telegraph, to cable
temblar
to tremble, to shake, to quake, to quiver, to shiver
temer
to fear, to dread
extender
to extend, to stretch, to spread out
tener
to have (possession)
intentar
to attempt, to try
terminar
to terminate, to finish, to end
venir
to come
tirar
to throw, to pull, to pitch (a ball), to shoot (a gun), to fling
ver
to see
tocar
to play (a musical instrument), to touch
tomar
to take, to have (something to eat or to drink)
zurcir
to mend
tostar
to toast, to tan, to roast (coffee)
trabajar
to work
traducir
to translate
traer
to bring
tratar
to try (to treat a subject)
tropezar
to trip, to stumble, to blunder
unir
to unite, to join, to connect, to bind, to attach
usar
to use, to wear
utilizar
to utilize
vaciar
to empty
valer
to be worth
velar
to watch over, to stay awake, to guard
vencer
to defeat, to conquer, to overcome
vender
to sell
vestirse
to dress oneself, to get dressed
viajar
to travel
vigilar
to watch (over), to keep guard, to look out for
visitar
to visit
vivir
to live
volar
to fly
volver
to return (to a place), to go back
votar
to vote, to vow
yacer
to lie down, to be lying down, to lie in a grave
zumbar
to buzz, to hum, to flutter around
mostrar
to show, to point out
mover
to move (something)
mudarse
to move (as in to change one's place of residence)
nacer
to be born
nadar
to swim
navegar
to navigate, to sail
necesitar
to need
negar
to deny
nevar
to snow
obedecer
to obey
observar
to observe
obtener
to obtain, to get
ocultarse (esconderse)
to hide oneself
ocupar
to occupy
ocurrir
to occur, to happen
ofrecer
to offer
oír
to hear
oler
to smell, to scent
olvidar
to forget
oponer
to oppose
ordenar
to order, to command, to put in order, to arrange
organizar
to organize, to arrange, to set up
osar
to dare, to venture
pagar
to pay
parar
to stop (someone or something)
pararse
to stand up (oneself)
parecer
to seem, to appear
parecerse
to resemble each other, to look alike
partir
to depart, to leave, to divide, to split
pasar
to pass (by), to happen, to spend (time)
pasearse
to take a walk, to take a stroll
pedir
to ask for, to request
pegar
to hit, to slap, to stick, to glue, to paste
peinarse
to comb one's hair
pensar
to think
percibir
to perceive
perder
to lose
perdonar
to pardon, to forgive, to excuse
permitir
to permit, to admit, to allow, to grant
pertenecer
to pertain, to appertain, to belong
pintar
to paint
pintarse
to make up (one's face), to tint, to color (one's hair, lips, etc.)
pisar
to step on, to trample, to tread (on),
complacer
to please, to gratify, to humor,
platicar
to chat, to talk over, to discuss
poder
to be able, can
poner
to put, to place
ponerse
to put on (clothing), to become, to set (of sun)
poseer
to possess, to own
practicar
to practice
predecir
to predict, to forecast, to foretell
predicar
to preach
preferir
to prefer
preguntar
to ask, to inquire, to question
preocuparse
to be concerned, to worry, to be worried
preparar
to prepare
prepararse
to be prepared, to get ready, to prepare oneself
presentar
to present, to display, to show, to introduce
prestar
to lend
principiar
to begin
probar
to test, to prove, to try, to try on
probarse
to try on (clothes)
proclamar
to proclaim
producir
to produce, to cause
prohibir
to prohibit, to forbid
pronunciar
to pronounce
proteger
to protect
pulir
to polish
quedarse
to remain, to stay
quejarse
to complain, to grumble
quemar
to burn, to fire
querer
to want, to wish
quitarse
to take off (clothing), to remove oneself, to withdraw
eliminar
to eliminate
realizar
to carry out, to fulfill
recibir
to receive, to get
recoger
to pick (up), to gather, to harvest
recomendar
to recommend, to commend, to advise
reconocer
to recognize, to acknowledge, to be grateful for
recordar
to remember, to recall, to remind
referir
to refer, to relate
regalar
to give as a present, to make a present of, to give as a gift
regar
to water, to irrigate, to sprinkle
reírse
to laugh (oneself)
regresar
to return, to go back, to regress
reír
to laugh
rellenar
to refill, to fill again, to stuff
remitir
to remit, to forward, to transmit
regañar
to scold
reparar
to mend, to repair, to notice, to observe
repartir
to distribute, to deal cards
repetir
to repeat
resolver
to resolve, to solve (a problem)
responder
to respond, to answer, to reply
retirar
to retire, to withdraw
retrasar
to delay
reunirse
to reunite, to get together, to meet, to gather
escuchar
to listen (to)
dar
to give
esparcir
to scatter, to spread
esperar
to wait (for), to expect, to hope
esquiar
to ski
establecer
to establish
estar
to be (location, emotions, temporary conditions)
gemir
to grieve, to groan, to moan
estimar
to estimate, to esteem, to respect, to value
estudiar
to study
exigir
to demand, to urge, to require
explicar
to explain
expresar
to express
fabricar
to fabricate, to manufacture
gobernar
to govern, to rule
gozar
to enjoy
faltar
to be lacking, to be wanting, to lack, to miss, to need
felicitar
to congratulate, to felicitate
festejar
to feast, to entertain, to celebrate
fiar
to confide, to trust
fijarse
to take notice, to pay attention, to settle
fingir
to feign, to pretend
firmar
to sign
formar
to form, to shape
fregar
to wash dishes, to scrub
freír
to fry
fumar
to smoke
funcionar
to function, to run (machine)
ganar
to earn, to gain, to win
gastar
to spend (money), to wear out, to waste
gritar
to shout, to scream, to shriek, to cry out
gruñir
to grumble, to grunt, to growl, to creak
guiar
to lead, to guide
gustar
to be pleasing (to), to like
haber
to have (as an auxiliary, helping verb to form the compound tenses)
habitar
to inhabit, to dwell, to live, to reside
hablar
to talk, to speak
hacer
to do, to make
hallar
to find, to discover, to locate
helar
to freeze
heredar
to inherit
herir
to harm, to hurt, to wound
huir
to flee, to escape, to run away, to slip away
ignorar
to be ignorant of, not to know
impedir
to impede, to hinder, to prevent
importar
to matter, to be important
imprimir
to print, to imprint, to impress, to fix in the mind
incluir
to include, to enclose
indicar
to indicate, to point out
inducir
to induce, to influence, to persuade
influir
to influence
informarse
to inform oneself, to find out
inscribir
to inscribe, to record, to register
inscribirse
to enroll, to register
insistir
to insist, to persist
interesarse
to be interested in
introducir
to introduce
invitar
to invite
ir
to go
irse
to go away
jugar
to play (a game, sport)
juntar
to join, to unite, to connect
jurar
to swear, to take an oath
juzgar
to judge
lanzar
to throw, to hurl, to fling, to launch
lastimarse
to hurt oneself, to feel sorry for, to complain, to regret
lavar
to wash
lavarse
to wash oneself
leer
to read
levantar
to lift, to raise
levantarse
to get up, to rise
limpiar
to clean
limpiarse
to clean oneself
llamar
to call, to name
llamarse
to call oneself, to be named
llegar
to arrive
llenar
to fill
llevar
to carry (away), to take (away), to wear
llorar
to weep, to cry, to whine
llover
to rain
luchar
to wrestle, to struggle, to fight
maldecir
to curse
manejar
to drive, to operate (a vehicle), to manage, to handle,
mantener
to maintain, to keep up, to support, to provide for
marcar
to mark, to note, to observe
marchar
to march, to walk, to function (machine), to run (machine)
marcharse
to go away, to leave (synonym of "irse")
matar
to kill
medir
to measure, to weigh, to scan (verses)
mejorar
to improve
mencionar
to mention
mentir
to lie, to tell a lie
merecer
to merit, to deserve
mirar
to look, to look at, to watch
mirarse
to look at oneself, to look at each other (uno a otro, unos a otros)
mojarse
to get wet, to wet oneself
montar
to mount, to go up, to climb, to get on, to wind (a watch)
morder
to bite
morir
to die
componer
to compose
comprar
to buy, to purchase
comprender
to understand
conducir
to conduct, to drive, to lead
confesar
to confess
conocer
to know (to be acquainted with)
conseguir
to get, to obtain, to attain
constituir
to constitute, to make up
construir
to construct, to build
contar
to count, to relate, to tell
contener
to contain, to hold
contestar
to answer, to reply
continuar
to continue
contribuir
to contribute
convencer
to convince
convenir
to agree, to convene
convertir
to convert
convocar
to call together, to convene, to convoke, to summon
corregir
to correct
correr
to run, to race, to flow
cortar
to cut, to cut off, to cut out
costar
to cost
crecer
to grow
creer
to believe
criar
to breed, to raise, to bring up (rear)
cruzar
to cross
cubrir
to cover
cuidarse
to take care of oneself
cumplir
to fulfill, to keep (a promise), to reach one's birthday (use with años)
deber
to owe, must, ought
decidir
to decide
decir
to say, to tell
declarar
to declare
dedicarse
to devote oneself
defender
to defend
dejar
to let, to permit, to allow, to leave
delinquir
to be delinquent, to violate the law
demostrar
to demonstrate, to prove
denunciar
to denounce
depender
to depend
derribar
to knock down, to overthrow, to tear down, to throw down
desayunar
to breakfast, to have breakfast
descansar
to rest
describir
to describe, to delineate
descubrir
to discover
desear
to desire, to wish, to want
desempeñar
to play (a role), to act (a part), to discharge, to perform (a duty)
deshacer
to undo, to destroy, to take apart
despedirse
to take leave of, to say good-bye to
despegar
to detach, to unglue, to unstuck, to take off (airplane)
desperezarse
to stretch oneself, to stretch one's arms and legs
despertarse
to wake up oneself
destruir
to destroy
desvestirse
to undress oneself, to get undressed
detener
to stop (someone or something), to detain
detenerse
to stop (oneself)
devolver
to return (an object), to refund, to give back
dibujar
to draw, to sketch
dirigir
to direct
disculparse
to apologize, to excuse (oneself)
discutir
to discuss
dispensar
to dispense, to distribute, to exempt, to excuse
distinguir
to distinguish
divertirse
to have fun, to have a good time, to enjoy oneself
divorciarse
to be (get) divorced
doler
to ache, to pain, to hurt, to cause grief, to cause regret
dormir
to sleep
ducharse
to take a shower, to shower oneself
dudar
to doubt
echar
to cast, to fling, to hurt, to pitch, to throw
ejecutar
to execute, to carry out, to perform
ejercer
to practice (a professional), to exercise
elegir
to elect, to select, to choose
remojar
to soak
empezar
to begin, to start (synonym of "comenzar")
emplear
to employ, to use
encender
to light up, to incite, to inflame, to kindle,
encerrar
to enclose, to lock up, to confine
celebrar
to celebrate
encontrar
to meet, to encounter, to find
enfadarse
to become angry
enfermarse
to get sick, to fall sick, to become sick, to fall ill, to become ill
enojarse
to become angry, to get angry, to get cross
enseñar
to teach, to show, to point out
entender
to understand (synonym of "comprender")
entrar
to enter, to go (in), to come (in)
entregar
to deliver, to hand over, to give
enunciar
to enunciate, to state
enviar
to send
envolver
to wrap up
equivocarse
to be mistaken
erguir
to raise, to stand up straight
errar
to miss (as in "to make a mistake", synonym of "fallar")
escoger
to choose, to select
escribir
to write
advertir
to advise, to give notice, to give warning, to take notice of, to warn
afeitarse
to shave oneself
agarrar
to grab, to seize, to catch, to clutch, to come upon
agitar
to agitate, to wave, to shake up, to stir
agotar
to exhaust, to use up
agradar
to please, to be pleasing
agradecer
to thank, to be thankful for
agrandar
to enlarge, to grow larger, to increase
agravar
to aggravate, to make worse
agregar
to add, to collect, to gather, to aggregate, to collate
agrupar
to group
aguardar
to expect, to wait for (synonym of "esperar")
ahorrar
to save (money), to economize,
alcanzar
to reach, to overtake
alegrarse
to be glad, to rejoice
almorzar
to eat lunch, to have lunch
alquilar
to rent, to hire (synonym of "rentar")
alumbrar
to illuminate, to light, to enlighten
dar a luz
to give birth
alzar
to lift, to pick up, to raise (prices)
amar
to love
añadir
to add
andar
to walk (synonym of "caminar")
anunciar
to announce, to foretell, to proclaim
apagar
to put out (flame, fire), to extinguish, to turn off (flame, fire, light)
aparecer
to appear, to show up
aplaudir
to applaud
apoderarse
to take power, to take possession
apreciar
to appreciate, to appraise, to esteem
aprender
to learn
apresurarse
to hurry, to rush, to hasten, (synonym of "apurarse")
aprobar
to approve, to pass a test
aprovecharse
to take advantage, to avail oneself
apurarse
tu hurry (synonym of "apresurarse")
arrancar
to root up (out), to pull up (out), to tear off (away), to snatch
arreglar
to arrange, to fix, to adjust, to regulate, to settle, to repair
arrojar
to throw away, to hurl
articular
to articulate, to pronounce distinctly
asegurar
to assure, to affirm, to assert, to insure
asir
to seize, to grasp
asistir
to assist, to be present, to attend
asustarse
to be frightened, to be scared
atacar
to attack
atenerse
to abide
atraer
to attract, to allure, to charm
atravesar
to go through, to run through, to cross
atreverse
to dare, to venture
avanzar
to advance
averiguar
to find out, to inquire, to investigate
ayudar
to help, to aid, to assist
bailar
to dance
bajar
to lower, to let down, to come down, to go down, to descend
balbucear
to stammer, to hesitate in speech
bañarse
to bathe oneself, to take a bath
barrer
to sweep, to whisk
bastar
to be enough, to be sufficient, to suffice
bautizar
to baptize, to christen
beber
to drink
bendecir
to bless, to consecrate
borrar
to erase, to cross out
bostezar
to yawn, to gape
botar
to fling, to cast (away), to throw (away), to launch
broncear
to bronze, to tan
hervir
to boil
burlarse
to make fun of, to poke fun at, to ridicule
buscar
to look for, to seek
caber
to fit into
caer
to fall
caerse
to fall, to fall down, to tumble
calentar
to heat (up), to warm (up)
callarse
to shut up, to be silent, to keep quiet
calzar
to wear (shoes), to put on (shoes)
cambiar
to change
caminar
to walk, to move along
casarse
to get married, to marry
cansarse
to become tired, to become weary, to get tired
cantar
to sing
caracterizar
to characterize
cargar
to load, to burden
cenar
to have supper, to eat supper
cepillar
to brush
cerrar
to close
certificar
to certify, to register (a letter), to attest
charlar
to chat, to prattle
chistar
to mumble, to mutter
chupar
to suck
cocinar
to cook
coger
to seize, to take, to grasp, to grab, to catch (synonym of "agarrar")
coleccionar
to collect
colgar
to hang (up)
colocar
to put, to place
comenzar
to begin, to commence, to start
comer
to eat
abatir
to knock down, to overthrow, to throw down
quemar
to burn, to set on fire
abrazar
to embrace, to hug; to clamp
abrir
to open
absolver
to absolve, to acquit
abstenerse
to abstain
aburrir
to bore, to vex, to annoy
aburrirse
to get bored, to grow tired, to grow weary
acabar
to finish, to end, to complete (synonym of "terminar")
acelerar
to accelerate, to speed, to hasten, to hurry
aceptar
to accept
acercar
to bring near, to place near
acercarse
to approach, to get closer
acertar
to hit the mark, to hit upon, to do (something) right, to succeed in, to guess right
aclamar
to acclaim, to applaud, to shout, to hail
aclarar
to clarify, to make clear, to rinse, to clear, to explain
acompañar
to accompany, to escort, to go with, to keep company
aconsejar
to advise, to counsel
acordar
to agree (upon)
acordarse
to remember (synonym of "recordar")
acostarse
to go to bed, to lie down
acostumbrar
to be accustomed
acuchillar
to knife, to cut, to flash, to cut open
acudir
to attend, to be present frequently, to respond (to a call), to come to the rescue
acusar
to accuse
adelantar
to advance, to keep on, to progress, to go ahead
adelantarse
to go forward, to go ahead, to move ahead, to take the lead
adivinar
to guess, to foretell
admirar
to admire
admitir
to admit, to grant, to permit
adoptar
to adopt
adorar
to adore, to worship
adquirir
to acquire, to get, to obtain
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