Behave Verb Forms: Past Tense and Past Participle (V1 V2 V3)

Meaning: to perform in a particular way.

Behave Verb Forms V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Infinitive/Base Form (V1) Behave
Past Tense (V2) Behaved
Past Participle Form (V3) Behaved
Present Participle/Gerund (V4) Behaving
3rd Person Singular (V5) Behaves

Behave Past Tense:

Past Tense of Behave is Behaved.

Example: Sarah behaved responsibly.

Behave Past Participle:

Past Participle Form of Behave is Behaved.

Example: Sarah has behaved responsibly.

Behave Present Participle:

Present Participle Form of Behave is Behaving.

Example: Sarah is behaving responsibly.

Behave 3rd Person Singular:

3rd Person Singular of Behave is Behaves.

Example: Sarah behaves responsibly.

Behave Past Tense V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Forms of Behave Past Simple and Past Participle

Behave Conjugation

Indefinite / Simple Present Tense

  • I behave responsibly.
  • We/You/They behave responsibly.
  • He/She/It/Adam behaves responsibly.

Present Continuous Tense

  • I am behaving responsibly.
  • We/You/They are behaving responsibly.
  • He/She/It/Adam is behaving responsibly.

Present Perfect Tense

  • I have behaved responsibly.
  • We/You/They have behaved responsibly.
  • He/She/It/Adam has behaved responsibly.

Present Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I have been behaving responsibly.
  • We/You/They have been behaving responsibly.
  • He/She/It/Adam has been behaving responsibly.

Indefinite / Simple Past Tense

  • I behaved responsibly.
  • We/You/They behaved responsibly.
  • He/She/It/Adam behaved responsibly.

Past Continuous Tense

  • I was behaving responsibly.
  • We/You/They were behaving responsibly.
  • He/She/It/Adam was behaving responsibly.

Past Perfect Tense

  • I had behaved responsibly.
  • We/You/They had behaved responsibly.
  • He/She/It/Adam had behaved responsibly.

Past Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I had been behaving responsibly.
  • We/You/They had been behaving responsibly.
  • He/She/It/Adam had been behaving responsibly.

Indefinite / Simple Future Tense

  • I will behave responsibly.
  • We/You/They will behave responsibly.
  • He/She/It/Adam will behave responsibly.

Future Continuous Tense

  • I will be behaving responsibly.
  • We/You/They will be behaving responsibly.
  • He/She/It/Adam will be behaving responsibly.

Future Perfect Tense

  • I will have behaved responsibly.
  • We/You/They will have behaved responsibly.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have behaved responsibly.

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I will have been behaving responsibly.
  • We/You/They will have been behaving responsibly.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have been behaving responsibly.

Past Tense of Behave Phrasal Verbs

Behave Phrasal Verbs Past Tense
Behave well Behaved well
Behave badly Behaved badly
Behave toward Behaved toward
Behave as Behaved as
Behave for Behaved for
Behave out Behaved out
Behave in Behaved in
Behave up Behaved up
Behave down Behaved down
Behave with Behaved with


What is the Future Tense of Behave?

Future Tense of behave is “will behave”.

What is the Present Tense of Behave?

Present Tense of behave is “behave + s/es or ing”.

I/we/you/they behave
He/she/it/singular name behaves
Present participle behaving

What is the Past Perfect Tense of Behave?

Past perfect tense of take is “had behaved”.

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Last updated on May 22nd, 2023 at 01:04 pm