Deber Preterite Tense Conjugation - Spanish Preterite Tense Verb Conjugation - Conjugate Deber in Spanish Preterite Tense


Deber is a Spanish verb meaning must. Deber is conjugated as a regular er verb in the preterite tense. Deber appears on the 100 Most Used Spanish Preterite Tense Verbs Poster as the 8th most used regular er verb.

For the present tense conjugation, go to Deber Conjugation - Present Tense.

Deber Conjugation: Preterite Tense

yo debí
debiste
él/ella debió
nosotros/as debimos
vosotros/as debisteis
ellos/ellas debieron

Deber Participio

The participio of Deber is debido. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haber with the participio.

Deber Imperfect Root

The imperfect root of Deber is debía. The imperfect tense is rarely irregular and can be easily conjugated from this form, which is the yo, and él/ella conjugation.

Regular vs. Irregular Verbs

A verb is called a regular verb when its conjugation follows a typical pattern. A verb which does not follow these patterns exactly is called an irregular verb. In Spanish Preterite Tense, the 3 regular patterns are for verbs ending in ar, er, and ir.

Spanish Preterite Tense Regular Verb Conjugation Chart

Spanish Preterite Tense Conjugation Chart

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