100 Most Common Spanish Verbs

This is a good place for beginners to find the most common Spanish verbs to learn. The order of the list is an approximation based on a variety of sources.

For more verbs, all with full conjugations, see the full list of Spanish verbs

Irregular verbs are in red.

No.SpanishEnglish
1 serto be (essential/permanent quality)
2 estarto be (health, location, state)
3 tenerto have
4 hacerto do, make
5 poderto be able, can
6 decirto say, tell
7 irto go
8 verto see
9 darto give
10 saberto know (information)
11 quererto want, love
12 llegarto arrive, come, reach
13 pasarto pass, to spend (time), to happen
14 deberto owe, must, should, ought to
15 ponerto put, place, set
16 parecerto seem, appear
17 quedarto stay, remain
18 creerto believe
19 hablarto speak
20 llevarto carry, bring
21 dejarto leave, abandon, to let, allow
22 seguirto follow, continue
23 encontrarto find, encounter
24 llamarto call, to name
25 venirto come
26 pensarto think
27 salirto leave, go out
28 volverto return, go back
29 tomarto take, drink
30 conocerto know (people, places)
31 vivirto live
32 sentirto feel, regret
33 tratarto treat, handle
34 mirarto watch, look at
35 contarto count, relate, tell
36 empezarto begin, start
37 esperarto hope
38 buscarto search for, look for
39 existirto exist
40 entrarto enter, go in, come in
41 trabajarto work
42 escribirto write
43 perderto lose
44 producirto produce
45 ocurrirto occur, happen
46 entenderto understand
47 pedirto request, ask for
48 recibirto receive, to welcome, greet
49 recordarto remember, remind
50 terminarto finish, end
51 permitirto permit, allow
52 aparecerto appear, show up
53 conseguirto get, obtain
54 comenzarto begin, start, commence
55 servirto serve
56 sacarto take out, stick out
57 necesitarto need, require
58 mantenerto maintain, get
59 resultarto turn out (to be)
60 leerto read
61 caerto fall
62 cambiarto change
63 presentarto introduce
64 crearto create, to make
65 abrirto open
66 considerarto consider
67 oírto hear
68 acabarto finish, end
69 convertirto convert, change
70 ganarto win, gain, earn, get, acquire
71 formarto form, shape, fashion, make
72 traerto bring, to get, fetch, to carry
73 partirto divide, to leave
74 morirto die
75 aceptarto accept, approve, to agree to
76 realizarto achieve, attain, accomplish
77 suponerto suppose
78 comprenderto understand, comprehend
79 lograrto get, obtain, to achieve, attain
80 explicarto explain
81 preguntarto ask, inquire
82 tocarto touch, to play (an instrument)
83 reconocerto recognize
84 estudiarto study
85 alcanzarto reach, catch up
86 nacerto be born
87 dirigirto direct
88 correrto run
89 utilizarto use, utilize
90 pagarto pay, pay for
91 ayudarto help
92 gustarto please, be pleasing
93 jugarto play (a game or sport)
94 escucharto listen, hear
95 cumplirto fulfil, carry out
96 ofrecerto offer
97 descubrirto discover
98 levantarto raise, to lift
99 intentarto try, attempt
100 usarto use

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