Necesitar is a Spanish verb meaning to need. Necesitar is conjugated as a regular ar verb in the preterite tense. Necesitar appears on the 100 Most Used Spanish Preterite Tense Verbs Poster as the 25th most used regular ar verb.
For the present tense conjugation, go to Necesitar Conjugation - Present Tense.
Necesitar Conjugation: Preterite Tense
The participio of Necesitar is necesitado. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haber with the participio.
Necesitar Imperfect Root
The imperfect root of Necesitar is necesitaba. 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 Conjugation Chart
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