Learn how to conjugate the English verb abstain with the below conjugation table. To listen to the audio pronunciation for each conjugation, simply click on the speaker icon next to the conjugated tense. To practice and test yourself on the English verb abstain, first add it to your verb list by clicking on the Add to My Verbs button above.

Indicative

Present simple

  • I abstain
  • you abstain
  • he abstains
  • we abstain
  • you abstain
  • they abstain

Past simple

  • I abstained
  • you abstained
  • he abstained
  • we abstained
  • you abstained
  • they abstained

Future

  • I will abstain
  • you will abstain
  • he will abstain
  • we will abstain
  • you will abstain
  • they will abstain

Present continuous

  • I am abstaining
  • you are abstaining
  • he is abstaining
  • we are abstaining
  • you are abstaining
  • they are abstaining

Past continuous

  • I was abstaining
  • you were abstaining
  • he was abstaining
  • we were abstaining
  • you were abstaining
  • they were abstaining

Future continuous

  • I will be abstaining
  • you will be abstaining
  • he will be abstaining
  • we will be abstaining
  • you will be abstaining
  • they will be abstaining

Present perfect

  • I have abstained
  • you have abstained
  • he has abstained
  • we have abstained
  • you have abstained
  • they have abstained

Pluperfect

  • I had abstained
  • you had abstained
  • he had abstained
  • we had abstained
  • you had abstained
  • they had abstained

Future perfect

  • I will have abstained
  • you will have abstained
  • he will have abstained
  • we will have abstained
  • you will have abstained
  • they will have abstained

Present perfect continuous

  • I have been abstaining
  • you have been abstaining
  • he has been abstaining
  • we have been abstaining
  • you have been abstaining
  • they have been abstaining

Pluperfect continuous

  • I had been abstaining
  • you had been abstaining
  • he had been abstaining
  • we had been abstaining
  • you had been abstaining
  • they had been abstaining

Future perfect continuous

  • I will have been abstaining
  • you will have been abstaining
  • he will have been abstaining
  • we will have been abstaining
  • you will have been abstaining
  • they will have been abstaining

Subjunctive

  • I would abstain
  • you would abstain
  • he would abstain
  • we would abstain
  • you would abstain
  • they would abstain

  • I would be abstaining
  • you would be abstaining
  • he would be abstaining
  • we would be abstaining
  • you would be abstaining
  • they would be abstaining

  • I would have abstained
  • you would have abstained
  • he would have abstained
  • we would have abstained
  • you would have abstained
  • they would have abstained

  • I would have been abstaining
  • you would have been abstaining
  • he would have been abstaining
  • we would have been abstaining
  • you would have been abstaining
  • they would have been abstaining

Imperative

Affirmative

  • (you) abstain
  • (we) Let's abstain
  • (you) abstain

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