Learn how to conjugate the irregular English verb commence 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 commence, first add it to your verb list by clicking on the Add to My Verbs button above.

Indicative

Present simple

  • I commence
  • you commence
  • he commences
  • we commence
  • you commence
  • they commence

Past simple

  • I commenced
  • you commenced
  • he commenced
  • we commenced
  • you commenced
  • they commenced

Future

  • I will commence
  • you will commence
  • he will commence
  • we will commence
  • you will commence
  • they will commence

Present continuous

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

Past continuous

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

Future continuous

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

Present perfect

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

Pluperfect

  • I had commenced
  • you had commenced
  • he had commenced
  • we had commenced
  • you had commenced
  • they had commenced

Future perfect

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

Present perfect continuous

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

Pluperfect continuous

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

Future perfect continuous

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

Subjunctive

  • I would commence
  • you would commence
  • he would commence
  • we would commence
  • you would commence
  • they would commence

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

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

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

Imperative

Affirmative

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

Conjugate other English verbs