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

Meaning: to continue doing something or being in a particular place for a period of time.

Stay Verb Forms V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Infinitive/Base Form (V1) Stay
Past Tense (V2) Stayed
Past Participle Form (V3) Stayed
Present Participle/Gerund (V4) Staying
3rd Person Singular (V5) Stays

Stay Past Tense:

Past Tense of Stay is Stayed.

Example: Sarah stayed active.

Stay Past Participle:

Past Participle Form of Stay is Stayed.

Example: Sarah has stayed active.

Stay Present Participle:

Present Participle Form of Stay is Staying.

Example: Sarah is staying active.

Stay 3rd Person Singular:

3rd Person Singular of Stay is Stays.

Example: Sarah stays active.

stay past tense

Stay Conjugation

Indefinite / Simple Present Tense

  • I stay active.
  • We/You/They stay active.
  • He/She/It/Adam stays active.

Present Continuous Tense

  • I am staying active.
  • We/You/They are staying active.
  • He/She/It/Adam is staying active.

Present Perfect Tense

  • I have stayed active.
  • We/You/They have stayed active.
  • He/She/It/Adam has stayed active.

Present Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I have been staying active.
  • We/You/They have been staying active.
  • He/She/It/Adam has been staying active.

Indefinite / Simple Past Tense

  • I stayed active.
  • We/You/They stayed active.
  • He/She/It/Adam stayed active.

Past Continuous Tense

  • I was staying active.
  • We/You/They were staying active.
  • He/She/It/Adam was staying active.

Past Perfect Tense

  • I had stayed active.
  • We/You/They had stayed active.
  • He/She/It/Adam had stayed active.

Past Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I had been staying active.
  • We/You/They had been staying active.
  • He/She/It/Adam had been staying active.

Indefinite / Simple Future Tense

  • I will stay active.
  • We/You/They will stay active.
  • He/She/It/Adam will stay active.

Future Continuous Tense

  • I will be staying active.
  • We/You/They will be staying active.
  • He/She/It/Adam will be staying active.

Future Perfect Tense

  • I will have stayed active.
  • We/You/They will have stayed active.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have stayed active.

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I will have been staying active.
  • We/You/They will have been staying active.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have been staying active.

Past Tense of Stay Phrasal Verbs

Stay Phrasal Verbs Past Tense
Stay away Stayed away
Stay on Stayed on
Stay up Stayed up
Stay out Stayed out
Stay in Stayed in
Stay back Stayed back
Stay put Stayed put
Stay around Stayed around
Stay down Stayed down
Stay with Stayed with


What is the Future Tense of Stay?

Future Tense of stay is “will stay”.

What is the Present Tense of Stay?

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

I/we/you/they stay
He/she/it/singular name stays
Present participle staying

What is the Past Perfect Tense of Stay?

Past perfect tense of take is “had stayed”.

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Last updated on May 22nd, 2023 at 09:26 am