672 Most common English Verbs

These are the top verbs 485 -672 from the 3500 most common words in native English,
according to the Macmillan Essential Dictionary.

The First 330 Most Common Verbs

accept
care
could
enjoy
happen
lead
open
reduce
settle
teach
account
carry
count
examine
hate
learn
order
refer
shake
tell
achieve
catch
cover
exist
have
leave
ought
reflect
shall
tend
act
cause
create
expect
head
lend
own
refuse
share
test
add
change
cross
experience
hear
let
pass
regard
shoot
thank
admit
charge
cry
explain
help
lie
pay
relate
should
think
affect
check
cut
express
hide
like
perform
release
shout
throw
afford
choose
damage
extend
hit
limit
pick
remain
show
touch
agree
claim
dance
face
hold
link
place
remember
shut
train
aim
clean
deal
fail
hope
listen
plan
remove
sing
travel
allow
clear
decide
fall
hurt
live
play
repeat
sit
treat
answer
climb
deliver
fasten
identify
look
point
replace
sleep
try
appear
close
demand
feed
imagine
lose
prefer
reply
smile
turn
apply
collect
deny
feel
improve
love
prepare
report
sort
understand
argue
come
depend
fight
include
make
present
represent
sound
use
arrange
commit
describe
fill
increase
manage
press
require
speak
used to
arrive
compare
design
find
indicate
mark
prevent
rest
stand
visit
ask
complain
destroy
finish
influence
matter
produce
result
start
vote
attack
complete
develop
fit
inform
may
promise
return
state
wait
avoid
concern
die
fly
intend
mean
protect
reveal
stay
walk
base
confirm
disappear
fold
introduce
measure
prove
ring
stick
want
be
connect
discover
follow
invite
meet
provide
rise
stop
warn
beat
consider
discuss
force
involve
mention
publish
roll
study
wash
become
consist
divide
forget
join
might
pull
run
succeed
watch
begin
contact
do
forgive
jump
mind
push
save
suffer
wear
believe
contain
dress
form
keep
miss
put
say
suggest
will
belong
continue
drink
found
kick
move
raise
see
suit
win
break
contribute
drive
gain
kill
must
reach
seem
supply
wish
build
control
drop
get
knock
need
read
sell
support
wonder
burn
cook
eat
give
know
notice
realize
send
suppose
work
buy
copy
enable
go
last
obtain
receive
separate
survive
worry
call
correct
encourage
grow
laugh
occur
recognize
serve
take
would
can
cost
end
handle
lay
offer
record
set
talk
write

The Next 153 Most Common Verbs

accuse
celebrate
disturb
file
light
promote
sail
switch
advise
combine
dominate
fire
list
question
satisfy
taste
appoint
comment
doubt
fix
lock
race
score
tear
appreciate
conclude
dream
flow
maintain
recommend
search
threaten
approach
conduct
dry
generate
marry
recover
seek
tie
arrest
construct
earn
grant
match
regret
sink
transfer
attempt
convince
elect
guess
mix
reject
slip
trust
attend
cope
emerge
hand
name
relax
smoke
vary
attract
criticize
employ
ignore
note
rely
solve
view
behave
dare
ensure
illustrate
occupy
remind
spread
waste
bend
date
escape
impress
organize
resist
star
wave
benefit
declare
establish
insist
owe
respect
steal
weigh
bite
decline
estimate
invent
paint
respond
step
welcome
blame
defeat
exchange
investigate
permit
restrict
store
blow
defend
exclude
issue
persuade
retire
stretch
bother
define
excuse
judge
phone
review
strike
breathe
dig
expand
justify
possess
ride
surround
burst
direct
explore
land
pour
risk
suspect
calculate
dismiss
fear
launch
practise
rule
swim
capture
display
feature
lean
print
rush
swing

The Last 189 Most Common Verbs

abandon
cheat
drag
heat
object
pursue
sign
tackle
admire
chew
draw
hesitate
oblige
qualify
slide
tap
adopt
collapse
drown
house
observe
quit
smash
trace
advertise
compose
educate
hurry
oppose
quote
smell
trade
announce
condemn
emphasize
imply
overcome
rain
spell
transform
appeal
confuse
entertain
import
pack
react
spill
translate
approve
congratulate
exaggerate
impose
park
reckon
spin
transport
assist
consult
explode
injure
pause
register
split
trap
assume
convert
exploit
install
perceive
relieve
spoil
twist
attach
convey
export
insult
plant
rent
sponsor
upset
award
convict
favour
interrupt
please
repair
squeeze
urge
back
cough
flash
interview
pop
rescue
stamp
value
balance
crack
float
invest
post
reserve
steer
vanish
ban
crash
flood
kiss
pray
resign
stir
wake
bear
delay
focus
lack
predict
reverse
strengthen
whisper
bet
demonstrate
free
lift
preserve
rub
stress
wind
block
deserve
freeze
load
pretend
sack
struggle
wipe
boil
devise
frighten
locate
proceed
scream
submit
withdraw
book
disagree
govern
manufacture
process
select
surprise
witness
brush
disapprove
grab
monitor
progress
sense
survey
wrap
bury
dislike
graduate
mount
pronounce
shape
suspend
cast
distinguish
guarantee
murder
protest
shift
swallow
chase
distribute
guide
negotiate
pump
shine
swear
chat
double
hang
obey
punish
shock
sweep