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Meaning of "simple tense" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SIMPLE TENSE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SIMPLE TENSE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Simple tense is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SIMPLE TENSE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Uses of English verb forms

This article describes various English language verb forms. This includes: ▪ Finite verb forms such as go, goes and went ▪ Nonfinite forms such as go, going and gone ▪ Combinations of such forms with auxiliary verbs, such as was going and would have gone The uses considered include expression of tense, aspect, mood and modality, in various configurations. For details of how inflected forms of verbs are produced in English, see English verbs. For the grammatical structure of clauses, including word order, see English clause syntax. For certain other particular topics, see the articles listed in the box to the right.

Definition of simple tense in the English dictionary

The definition of simple tense in the dictionary is a tense of verbs, in English and other languages, not involving the use of an auxiliary verb in addition to the main verb, as for example the past he drowned as opposed to the future he will drown.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SIMPLE TENSE

simple division
simple equation
simple fraction
simple fracture
simple fruit
simple harmonic motion
simple interest
simple machine
simple majority
simple microscope
simple ordering
simple pendulum
simple sentence
Simple Simon
simple time
simple vows
simple-hearted
simple-minded
simple-mindedly
simple-mindedness

WORDS THAT END LIKE SIMPLE TENSE

defense
expense
extense
future tense
Hortense
hyperintense
hypertense
intense
license
Ourense
overintense
past tense
perfect tense
present tense
pretense
primary tense
protense
sense
subtense
tense

Synonyms and antonyms of simple tense in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «simple tense» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SIMPLE TENSE

Find out the translation of simple tense to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of simple tense from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «simple tense» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

简单的时态
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sencilla tensa
570 millions of speakers

English

simple tense
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तनाव में सरल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بسيطة متوترة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

просто напряженной
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

simples tenso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সাধারণ কাল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

simples tendue
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tegang sederhana
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

einfach angespannt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

緊張したシンプルな
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

긴장 간단한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sederhana tegang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đơn giản căng thẳng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எளிய பதற்றம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

साधा ताण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

geniş zaman
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

semplice tesa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

simple
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

просто напруженою
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

simplu tensionată
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απλά τεταμένη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eenvoudige gespanne
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

enkel spänd
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

enkel spent
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of simple tense

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SIMPLE TENSE»

The term «simple tense» is regularly used and occupies the 105.002 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SIMPLE TENSE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «simple tense» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «simple tense» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about simple tense

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SIMPLE TENSE»

Discover the use of simple tense in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to simple tense and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Basic Grammar Step-by-Step
The past simple tense tells us about the past. We use the past simple tense to talk about a finished action. You won a medal. (You had a medal.) They flew to Miami . (They were in Miami.) The present perfect tense links the past with the present ...
Mary W. Ng, 2002
2
present tense, the
Teachers' Notes The present tense in English In English we have a present simple tense and a present continuous tense. For example, look at the difference in meaning between: "I watch TV " and "I am watching TV". "I watch TV' means I ...
ELP, English Literacy Project (South Africa, Gabi Witthaus, 1993
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Glossary of Hindi/Urdu and English linguistic terminology : ...
... NN 1971: 283); molik -. radical tense (UT 1961: 485), simple tense (UT 1969: 484; NN 1971: 282); molik krdantTya -, radical participial present (UT 1969: 488); mul -, primary tense (BT 1963: 793), pure tense (BT 1963: 794), radical tense (BT  ...
Umberto Nardella, 2008
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English Grammar For Dummies
This simple tense has two forms. One is called present, and the other is progressive. The present form shows action or state of being that is occurring now, that is generally true, or that is always happening. The present progressive form is ...
Geraldine Woods, 2011
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Italian Verbs For Dummies
Simple tense. Includes reflexive verbs. See Chapters 2 through 5. • Present perfect (Il passato prossimo). Compound tense. Includes reflexive verbs. See Chapters 14 and 15. • Imperfect (L'imperfetto). Simple tense. See Chapter 8.
Picarazzi, 2011
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Intermediate Italian For Dummies
remember icon, 5 responding to questions about, 244 negative answers, 245 positive answers, 245 pronouns, using, 245–246 rimanere future tense, 191 passive voice, 270 present simple tense, 141 verb chart, 288–289 riuscire, 275 Roman ...
Daniela Gobetti, 2008
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The Function of Function Words and Functional Categories
... verbs, and I shall show that they can be accounted for by the same assumptions. Finally, I shall devote some comments to the issue of generic sentences, which combine eventive verbs with a stative Simple tense Guido Vanden Wvngaerd.
Marcel den Dikken, Christina Tortora, 2005
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Tense Systems in European Languages II
The semantic representation of the motpho-syntactically simple tense forms We have seen that lteichenbach uses the time points 5. R and E iii the analysis of all the tense forms in English even in cases where R coincides with E {the simple ...
Rolf Thieroff, 1995
9
Business Communication
Verb tense indicates the time that action occurs. Six verb tense forms are used to indicate time. The six tenses are categorized into two groups—simple tense and perfect tense. NOTE SA.6 The three simple tenses are present, past, and future.
A.C. Krizan, Patricia Merrier, Joyce P. Logan, 2010
10
Study Writing: A Course in Written English for Academic Purposes
List the verbs, a) The Past Simple Tense b)The Present Simple Tense c) The Present Simple Passive Tense d)The Past Simple Passive Tense 6 Which two of these tenses are mainly used to describe erosion processes in general? a) The Past ...
Liz Hamp-Lyons, Ben Heasley, 2006

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Simple tense [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/simple-tense>. Nov 2022 ».
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