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

Meaning: to encourage someone by giving them encouragement.

Encourage Verb Forms V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Infinitive/Base Form (V1): Encourage
Past Tense (V2): Encouraged
Past Participle Form (V3): Encouraged
Present Participle/Gerund (V4): Encouraging
3rd Person Singular (V5): Encourages

Encourage Past Tense:

Past Tense of Encourage is Encouraged.

Example: Sarah encouraged perseverance.

Encourage Past Participle:

Past Participle Form of Encourage is Encouraged.

Example: Sarah has encouraged perseverance.

Encourage Present Participle:

Present Participle Form of Encourage is Encouraging.

Example: Sarah is encouraging perseverance.

Encourage 3rd Person Singular:

3rd Person Singular of Encourage is Encourages.

Example: Sarah encourages perseverance.

Encourage Past Tense v1 v2 v3 v4 V5 Forms of Encourage Past Simple and Past Participle

Encourage Conjugation

Indefinite / Simple Present Tense

  • I encourage perseverance.
  • We/You/They encourage perseverance.
  • He/She/It/Adam encourages perseverance.

Present Continuous Tense

  • I am encouraging perseverance.
  • We/You/They are encouraging perseverance.
  • He/She/It/Adam is encouraging perseverance.

Present Perfect Tense

  • I have encouraged perseverance.
  • We/You/They have encouraged perseverance.
  • He/She/It/Adam has encouraged perseverance.

Present Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I have been encouraging perseverance.
  • We/You/They have been encouraging perseverance.
  • He/She/It/Adam has been encouraging perseverance.

Indefinite / Simple Past Tense

  • I encouraged perseverance.
  • We/You/They encouraged perseverance.
  • He/She/It/Adam encouraged perseverance.

Past Continuous Tense

  • I was encouraging perseverance.
  • We/You/They were encouraging perseverance.
  • He/She/It/Adam was encouraging perseverance.

Past Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I had been encouraging perseverance.
  • We/You/They had been encouraging perseverance.
  • He/She/It/Adam had been encouraging perseverance.

Past Perfect Tense

  • I had encouraged perseverance.
  • We/You/They had encouraged perseverance.
  • He/She/It/Adam had encouraged perseverance.

Indefinite / Simple Future Tense

  • I will/shall encourage perseverance.
  • We/You/They will/shall encourage perseverance.
  • He/She/It/Adam will encourage perseverance.

Future Continuous Tense

  • I will be encouraging perseverance.
  • We/You/They will be encouraging perseverance.
  • He/She/It/Adam will be encouraging perseverance.

Future Perfect Tense

  • I will have encouraged perseverance.
  • We/You/They will have encouraged perseverance.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have encouraged perseverance.

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I will have been encouraging perseverance.
  • We/You/They will have been encouraging perseverance.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have been encouraging perseverance.

Past Tense of Encourage Phrasal Verbs

Encourage Phrasal Verbs Past Tense
Encourage to Encouraged to
Encourage with Encouraged with
Encourage about Encouraged about
Encourage on Encouraged on
Encourage up Encouraged up
Encourage for Encouraged for
Encourage against Encouraged against
Encourage in Encouraged in
Encourage through Encouraged through
Encourage toward Encouraged toward


What is the Future Tense of Encourage?

Future Tense of encourage is “will encourage”.

What is the Present Tense of Encourage?

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

I/we/you/they encourage
He/she/it/singular name encourages
Present participle encouraging

What is the Past Perfect Tense of Encourage?

Past perfect tense of take is “had encouraged”.

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