principal parts

noun plural

grammar : the main forms of a verb

Full Definition of PRINCIPAL PARTS

:  a series of verb forms from which all the other forms of a verb can be derived including in English the infinitive, the past tense, and the present and past participles

First Known Use of PRINCIPAL PARTS

PRINCIPAL PARTS Defined for Kids

principal parts

noun plural

Definition of PRINCIPAL PARTS for Kids

:  the infinitive, the past tense, and the past and present participles of an English verb


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