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.

Click on the verbs for full conjugations, audio and quizzes.

No. Verb English
1 ser to be (essential/permanent quality)
2 estar to be (health, location, state)
3 tener to have
4 hacer to do, make
5 poder to be able, can
6 decir to say, tell
7 ir to go
8 ver to see
9 dar to give
10 saber to know (information)
11 querer to want, love
12 llegar to arrive, come, reach
13 pasar to pass, to spend (time), to happen
14 deber to owe, must, should, ought to
15 poner to put, place, set
16 parecer to seem, appear
17 quedar to stay, remain
18 creer to believe
19 hablar to speak
20 llevar to carry, bring
21 dejar to leave, abandon, to let, allow
22 seguir to follow, continue
23 encontrar to find, encounter
24 llamar to call, to name
25 venir to come