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

Meaning: to contend or struggle for.

Contend Verb Forms V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Infinitive/Base Form (V1): Contend
Past Tense (V2): Contended
Past Participle Form (V3): Contended
Present Participle/Gerund (V4): Contending
3rd Person Singular (V5): Contends

Contend Past Tense:

Past Tense of Contend is Contended.

Example: Sarah contended fiercely.

Contend Past Participle:

Past Participle Form of Contend is Contended.

Example: Sarah have contended fiercely.

Contend Present Participle:

Present Participle Form of Contend is Contending.

Example: Sarah is contending fiercely.

Contend 3rd Person Singular:

3rd Person Singular of Contend is Contends.

Example: Sarah contends fiercely.

Contend Past Tense v1 v2 v3 V4 V5 Forms of Contend Past Simple and Past Participle

Contend Conjugation

Indefinite / Simple Present Tense

  • I contend fiercely.
  • We/You/They contend fiercely.
  • He/She/It/Adam contends fiercely.

Present Continuous Tense

  • I am contending fiercely.
  • We/You/They are contending fiercely.
  • He/She/It/Adam is contending fiercely.

Present Perfect Tense

  • I have contended fiercely.
  • We/You/They have contended fiercely.
  • He/She/It/Adam has contended fiercely.

Present Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I have been contending fiercely.
  • We/You/They have been contending fiercely.
  • He/She/It/Adam has been contending fiercely.

Indefinite / Simple Past Tense

  • I contended fiercely.
  • We/You/They contended fiercely.
  • He/She/It/Adam contended fiercely.

Past Continuous Tense

  • I was contending fiercely.
  • We/You/They were contending fiercely.
  • He/She/It/Adam was contending fiercely.

Past Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I had been contending fiercely.
  • We/You/They had been contending fiercely.
  • He/She/It/Adam had been contending fiercely.

Past Perfect Tense

  • I had contended fiercely.
  • We/You/They had contended fiercely.
  • He/She/It/Adam had contended fiercely.

Indefinite / Simple Future Tense

  • I will/shall contend fiercely.
  • We/You/They will/shall contend fiercely.
  • He/She/It/Adam will contend fiercely.

Future Continuous Tense

  • I will be contending fiercely.
  • We/You/They will be contending fiercely.
  • He/She/It/Adam will be contending fiercely.

Future Perfect Tense

  • I will have contended fiercely.
  • We/You/They will have contended fiercely.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have contended fiercely.

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I will have been contending fiercely.
  • We/You/They will have been contending fiercely.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have been contending fiercely.

Past Tense of Contend Phrasal Verbs

Contend Phrasal Verbs Past Tense
Contend with Contended with
Contend against Contended against
Contend for Contended for
Contend over Contended over
Contend on Contended on
Contend into Contended into
Contend by Contended by
Contend at Contended at
Contend up Contended up
Contend from Contended from


What is the Future Tense of Contend?

Future Tense of contend is “will contend”.

What is the Present Tense of Contend?

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

I/we/you/they contend
He/she/it/singular name contends
Present participle contending

What is the Past Perfect Tense of Contend?

Past perfect tense of take is “had contended”.

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Last updated on May 21st, 2023 at 07:36 am