past participle

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A participle indicating a completed action or state
the form of a verb used to make perfect tenses and passive forms of verbs
a participle that expresses completed action
Regular verbs add an -ed ending; irregular verbs vary The past participle is used with perfect verb tenses and on its own as an adjective: He had hit the ball over the fence several times
one of the principal parts of every verb: formed by adding -d or -ed to the present; used with the helping verbs have, has, or had, or with a form of be (with passive verbs)
A past participle is formed with "-ed" for regular verbs or by internal spelling changes for irregular verbs Examples of past participles include paid, taken, danced, slept, and screamed
(Grammar) form of a verb (usually ending in "-ed in English") that is used in forming perfect and passive tenses and occasionally functions as an adjective
In grammar, the past participle of a verb is a form that is usually the same as the past form and so ends in `-ed'. A number of verbs have irregular past participles, for example `break' - past participle `broken', and `come' - past participle `come'. Past participles are used to form perfect tenses and the passive voice, and many of them can be used like an adjective in front of a noun. A verb form indicating past or completed action or time that is used as a verbal adjective in phrases such as baked beans and finished work and with auxiliaries to form the passive voice or perfect and pluperfect tenses in constructions such as She had baked the beans and The work was finished. Also called perfect participle. the form of a verb used with the verb 'to have' in perfect tenses (for example 'eaten' in 'I have eaten'), or with the verb 'to be' in the passive (for example 'changed' in 'it was changed'), or sometimes as an adjective (for example 'broken' in 'a broken leg')
past participles
plural form of past participle
Attributive form of past participle, noun
past participle of
past participle of
past participle of
the past participle
perfect participle
past participle


    past par·ti·ci·ple


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    [ 'past ] (adjective.) 14th century. Middle English, from past participle of passen to pass.

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