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

Meaning: to give advice or counsel.

Counsel Verb Forms V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Base Form/Infinitive (V1) Counsel
Past Tense (V2) Counseled/Counselled
Past Participle Form (V3) Counseled/Counselled
Present Participle/Gerund (V4) Counseling
3rd Person Singular (V5) Counsels

Counsel Past Tense:

Past Tense of Counsel is Counseled.

Example: Sarah counseled John.

Counsel Past Participle:

Past Participle Form of Counsel is Counseled.

Example: Sarah has counseled John.

Counsel Present Participle:

Present Participle Form of Counsel is Counseling.

Example: Sarah is counseling John.

Counsel 3rd Person Singular:

3rd Person Singular of Counsel is Counsels.

Example: Sarah counsels John.

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

Counsel Conjugation

Indefinite / Simple Present Tense

  • I counsel John.
  • We/You/They counsel John.
  • He/She/It/Adam counsels John.

Present Continuous Tense

  • I am counseling John.
  • We/You/They are counseling John.
  • He/She/It/Adam is counseling John.

Present Perfect Tense

  • I have counseled John.
  • We/You/They have counseled John.
  • He/She/It/Adam has counseled John.

Present Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I have been counseling John.
  • We/You/They have been counseling John.
  • He/She/It/Adam has been counseling John.

Indefinite / Simple Past Tense

  • I counseled John.
  • We/You/They counseled John.
  • He/She/It/Adam counseled John.

Past Continuous Tense

  • I was counseling John.
  • We/You/They were counseling John.
  • He/She/It/Adam was counseling John.

Past Perfect Tense

  • I had counseled John.
  • We/You/They had counseled John.
  • He/She/It/Adam had counseled John.

Past Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I had been counseling John.
  • We/You/They had been counseling John.
  • He/She/It/Adam had been counseling John.

Indefinite / Simple Future Tense

  • I will counsel John.
  • We/You/They will counsel John.
  • He/She/It/Adam will counsel John.

Future Continuous Tense

  • I will be counseling John.
  • We/You/They will be counseling John.
  • He/She/It/Adam will be counseling John.

Future Perfect Tense

  • I will have counseled John.
  • We/You/They will have counseled John.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have counseled John.

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I will have been counseling John.
  • We/You/They will have been counseling John.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have been counseling John.

Past Tense of Counsel Phrasal Verbs

Counsel Phrasal Verbs Past Tense
Counsel out Counselled out
Counsel against Counselled against
Counsel up Counselled up
Counsel into Counselled into
Counsel around Counselled around
Counsel with Counselled with
Counsel toward Counselled toward
Counsel for Counselled for
Counsel on Counselled on
Counsel off Counselled off


What is the Future Tense of Counsel?

Future Tense of counsel is “will counsel”.

What is the Present Tense of Counsel?

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

I/we/you/they counsel
He/she/it/singular name counsels
Present participle counseling

What is the Past Perfect Tense of Counsel?

Past perfect tense of take is “had counseled”.

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