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.SpanishEnglishConjugations
1 ser to be (essential/permanent quality) ser conjugation
2 estar to be (health, location, state) estar conjugation
3 tener to have tener conjugation
4 hacer to do, make hacer conjugation
5 poder to be able, can poder conjugation
6 decir to say, tell decir conjugation
7 ir to go ir conjugation
8 ver to see ver conjugation
9 dar to give dar conjugation
10 saber to know (information) saber conjugation
11 querer to want, love querer conjugation
12 llegar to arrive, come, reach llegar conjugation
13 pasar to pass, to pass on, to spend (time), to happen pasar conjugation
14 deber to owe, must, should, ought to deber conjugation
15 poner to put, place, set poner conjugation
16 parecer to seem, appear parecer conjugation
17 quedar to stay, remain quedar conjugation
18 creer to believe creer conjugation
19 hablar to speak hablar conjugation
20 llevar to carry, bring llevar conjugation
21 dejar to leave, abandon, to let, allow dejar conjugation
22 seguir to follow, continue seguir conjugation
23 encontrar to find, encounter encontrar conjugation
24 llamar to call, to name llamar conjugation
25 venir to come venir conjugation
26 pensar to think pensar conjugation
27 salir to leave, go out salir conjugation
28 volver to return, go back volver conjugation
29 tomar to take, drink tomar conjugation
30 conocer to know (people, places) conocer conjugation
31 vivir to live vivir conjugation
32 sentir to feel, regret sentir conjugation
33 tratar to treat, handle tratar conjugation
34 mirar to watch, look at mirar conjugation
35 contar to count, relate, tell contar conjugation
36 empezar to begin, start empezar conjugation
37 esperar to hope esperar conjugation
38 buscar to search for, look for buscar conjugation
39 existir to exist existir conjugation
40 entrar to enter, go in, come in entrar conjugation
41 trabajar to work trabajar conjugation
42 escribir to write escribir conjugation
43 perder to lose perder conjugation
44 producir to produce producir conjugation
45 ocurrir to occur, happen ocurrir conjugation
46 entender to understand entender conjugation
47 pedir to request, ask for pedir conjugation
48 recibir to receive, to welcome, greet recibir conjugation
49 recordar to remember, remind recordar conjugation
50 terminar to finish, end terminar conjugation

See verbs 51-100