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Definition grammatical changes of verb forms to agree with other words in a sentence for tense, number, person, and other things

English tense example:
    She writes.
    She is writing.
    She will write tomorrow.
    She has written in the past.
  
English number example:
      Jane is...
      Jane and Susan are...
  • Afrikaans, spoken in South Africa and Nambia, does not conjugate verbs differently depending upon the subject. The verb forms for I am, You are, and It is are all the same.
conjugate = change in the form of a verb for the context in which it is used
  • Irregular verbs do not use standard conjugation patterns. For example, say conjugates to said for past tense rather than sayed.
  • conjugation = the change in the form of a verb for the context in which it is used
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • She calls on someone at the start of each class and has them stand and conjugate a verb.
  • conjugate = present in different grammatical forms
  • Conjugate the verb into the past tense.
  • conjugate = change the form of a verb for the context of use; e.g., jump changed to jumped for past tense
  • That, she felt, would be a sweet reward indeed for all her hard work and patient grubbing among unimaginative equations and conjugations.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • conjugations = grammatical changes of verb forms to match context
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tions", converts a verb into a plural noun that denotes results of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in actions, illustrations, and observations.)
  • When at last I dozed, in sheer exhaustion of mind and body, it became a vast shadowy verb which I had to conjugate.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • conjugate = present in different grammatical forms
  • Not now, not conjugating verbs when I haven't even looked at the school yet.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • conjugating = grammatically changing verb forms to match context
  • "Look," he said quietly, "the past participle conjugated with avoir agrees with the direct object when it precedes."
    D.H. Lawrence  --  Sons and Lovers
  • conjugated = changed form (of a verb)
  • I do not intend to give you any homework—no difficult math questions, or anything like that, and conjugating English verbs is outside my sphere of interest.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • conjugating = grammatically changing verb forms to match context
  • He makes charts of Irish grammar, Irish history and algebra at home, hangs them on an easel and we have to chant our way through the cases, conjugations and declensions of Irish, famous names and battles, proportions, ratios, equations.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela's Ashes
  • conjugations = grammatical changes of verb forms to match context
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tions", converts a verb into a plural noun that denotes results of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in actions, illustrations, and observations.)
  • The principal gentleman who officiated behind the counter, took a good deal of notice of me; and often got me, I recollect, to decline a Latin noun or adjective, or to conjugate a Latin verb, in his ear, while he transacted my business.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • conjugate = present in different grammatical forms
  • I do my homework—choose five verbs and conjugate them.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak
  • conjugate = grammatically change verb forms depending upon context
  • And conjugating those Latin verbs?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
conjugating = grammar:  changing the form of a verb to indicate changes in grammatical function

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