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

Meaning: to cause to feel or show enthusiasm.

Inspire Verb Forms V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Base Form/Infinitive (V1) Inspire
Past Tense (V2) Inspired
Past Participle Form (V3) Inspired
Present Participle/Gerund (V4) Inspiring
3rd Person Singular (V5) Inspires

Inspire Past Tense:

Past Tense of Inspire is Inspired.

Example: Sarah inspired resilience.

Inspire Past Participle:

Past Participle Form of Inspire is Inspired.

Example: Sarah has inspired resilience.

Inspire Present Participle:

Present Participle Form of Inspire is Inspiring.

Example: Sarah is inspiring resilience.

Inspire 3rd Person Singular:

3rd Person Singular of Inspire is Inspires.

Example: Sarah inspires resilience.

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

Inspire Conjugation

Indefinite / Simple Present Tense

  • I inspire resilience.
  • We/You/They inspire resilience.
  • He/She/It/Adam inspires resilience.

Present Continuous Tense

  • I am inspiring resilience.
  • We/You/They are inspiring resilience.
  • He/She/It/Adam is inspiring resilience.

Present Perfect Tense

  • I have inspired resilience.
  • We/You/They have inspired resilience.
  • He/She/It/Adam has inspired resilience.

Present Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I have been inspiring resilience.
  • We/You/They have been inspiring resilience.
  • He/She/It/Adam has been inspiring resilience.

Indefinite / Simple Past Tense

  • I inspired resilience.
  • We/You/They inspired resilience.
  • He/She/It/Adam inspired resilience.

Past Continuous Tense

  • I was inspiring resilience.
  • We/You/They were inspiring resilience.
  • He/She/It/Adam was inspiring resilience.

Past Perfect Tense

  • I had inspired resilience.
  • We/You/They had inspired resilience.
  • He/She/It/Adam had inspired resilience.

Past Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I had been inspiring resilience.
  • We/You/They had been inspiring resilience.
  • He/She/It/Adam had been inspiring resilience.

Indefinite / Simple Future Tense

  • I will inspire resilience.
  • We/You/They will inspire resilience.
  • He/She/It/Adam will inspire resilience.

Future Continuous Tense

  • I will be inspiring resilience.
  • We/You/They will be inspiring resilience.
  • He/She/It/Adam will be inspiring resilience.

Future Perfect Tense

  • I will have inspired resilience.
  • We/You/They will have inspired resilience.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have inspired resilience.

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I will have been inspiring resilience.
  • We/You/They will have been inspiring resilience.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have been inspiring resilience.

Past Tense of Inspire Phrasal Verbs

Inspire Phrasal Verbs Past Tense
Inspire to Inspired to
Inspire with Inspired with
Inspire by Inspired by
Inspire for Inspired for
Inspire from Inspired from
Inspire into Inspired into
Inspire up Inspired up
Inspire on Inspired on
Inspire over Inspired over
Inspire off Inspired off


What is the Future Tense of Inspire?

Future Tense of inspire is “will inspire”.

What is the Present Tense of Inspire?

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

I/we/you/they inspire
He/she/it/singular name inspires
Present participle inspiring

What is the Past Perfect Tense of Inspire?

Past perfect tense of take is “had inspired”.

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