list of verbs for kids

list of verbs for kids

 

 

If you are looking for The Ultimate List Of Verbs For Kids then you have come to the right place.

 

Here you will find 2000 Popular Verbs To Use In The Writing

 

So what’s a verb and why are they important?

 

Put simply a verb is a doing word that expresses an action or a state of being.

They are so important that you can’t actually have a sentence or question without a verb.

Verbs tells us what someone or something did and this can be expressed in so many different ways.

 

Looking for verb ideas?

Here’s our ULTIMATE list of verbs for kids to use in their writing.

 

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A

Add

Allow

Abbreviate

Abide

Abort

Abscond

Absorb

Abstain

Abuse

Accelerate

Accentuate

Accept

Accommodate

Accompany

Accost

Ache

Achieve

Acknowledge

Acquire

Act

Adapt

Add

Address

Adhere

Adjust

Administer

Admire

Admit

Admonish

Adore

Adorn

Advance

Advertise

Advise

Advocate

Affirm

Affix

Afraid

Agonize

Aggravate

Agree

Aid

Aim

Air

Alert

Align

Allege

Allow

Allude

Alter

Alternate

Amble

Amend

Amplify

Amuse

Analyze

Animate

Announce

Annoy

Answer

Antagonize

Anticipate

Apologize

Appeal

Appear

Appease

Applaud

Apply

Appraise

Appreciate

Apprehend

Approach

Appropriate

Approve

Argue

Arise

Arrange

Arrest

Articulate

Ascend

Ascertain

Ask

Assail

Assault

Assert

Assess

Assign

Assist

Assume

Assure

Astonish

Attach

Attack

Attempt

Attend

Audit

Authorize

Avert

Avoid

Avow

Await

Awaken

 

B

Babble

Backhand

Backpedal

Backtrack

Badger

Badmouth

Baffle

Bait

Bake

Balance

Ball

Balloon

Bang

Banish

Banter

Bargain

Barge

Bark

Bash

Bask

Bat

Bathe

Batter

Bawl

Beam

Beat

Beckon

Become

Beg

Begin

Behave

Behold

Belch

Believe

Belittle

Bellow

Bemoan

Bend

Berate

Bestow

Bet

Betray

Bicker

Bite

Blab

Blame

Blanch

Blast

Bleat

Bleed

Blend

Bless

Blind

Blink

Block

Blossom

Blow

Blubber

Bluff

Blunder

Blurt

Blush

Boast

Bolt

Bond

Boom

Boost

Bore

Boss

Bounce

Bound

Bow

Box

Brace

Brag

Braid

Brawl

Break

Breathe

Breed

Bribe

Brief

Brighten

Bring

Broach

Broadcast

Broaden

Brood

Browse

Brush

Buckle

Bug

Build

Bulge

Bully

Bumble

Bump

Bundle

Burn

Burp

Burst

Bury

Bust

Bustle

Butcher

Button

Buy

Buzz

 

 

C

Call

Chase

Cackle

Cajole

Calculate

Calm

Canter

Canvass

Capture

Care

Caress

Carol

Carry

Cartwheel

Carve

Cash

Cast

Castle

Catapult

Catch

Categorize

Caterwaul

Cause

Caution

Cavort

Cease

Celebrate

Center

Challenge

Change

Chant

Chaperone

Charge

Chase

Chastise

Chat

Chatter

Cheat

Check

Cheer

Cherish

Chew

Chide

Chill

Chime

Chirp

Chip

Choke

Chomp

Choose

Chop

Chortle

Chuckle

Cinch

Circle

Cite

Claim

Clamber

Clap

Clarify

Clash

Clasp

Classify

Claw

Clean

Cleanse

Clear

Clench

Click

Climb

Clinch

Cling

Clothe

Close

Cluck

Clutch

Coach

Coax

Coddle

Coerce

Collapse

Collect

Collide

Color

Comb

Combine

Comfort

Command

Commence

Commend

Comment

Commentate

Commiserate

Commit

Communicate

Compare

Compel

Compete

Complain

Compliment

Comply

Compose

Comprehend

Compress

Compromise

Conceal

Concede

Concentrate

Conclude

Concoct

Concur

Condemn

Condescend

Condone

Conduct

Confer

Confess

Confide

Confine

Confirm

Confiscate

Confront

Confuse

Congratulate

Connect

Connote

Conquer

Consent

Conserve

Consider

Consign

Console

Consort

Conspire

Constrain

Constrict

Construct

Consult

Contemplate

Contend

Contest

Continue

Contort

Contract

Contradict

Contribute

Control

Convene

Converse

Convert

Convey

Convict

Convince

Convulse

Cook

Cool

Cooperate

Coordinate

Cope

Copy

Corner

Correct

Correspond

Corrode

Corrupt

Cough

Counsel

Count

Counter

Counteract

Court

Cover

Covet

Cower

Crack

Crackle

Cradle

Cram

Crash

Crave

Crawl

Create

Crease

Creep

Cringe

Criticize

Critique

Croak

Croon

Crop

Cross

Crouch

Crow

Crowd

Crumble

Crumple

Crunch

Crush

Cry

Cuddle

Cup

Curb

Cure

Curl

Curse

Cuss

Cut

 

D

Damage

Drop

Dab

Dabble

Damage

Dampen

Dance

Dangle

Dapple

Dare

Darken

Dart

Dash

Dawdle

Daydream

Dazzle

Deadpan

Deal

Debate

Decay

Decide

Decipher

Declare

Decline

Decorate

Decrease

Decree

Dedicate

Deduce

Deem

Defend

Defer

Define

Deflate

Deflect

Defy

Delay

Delete

Deliberate

Delegate

Deliver

Delve

Demand

Demolish

Demonstrate

Denounce

Deny

Depart

Depend

Deplore

Deposit

Deprive

Desert

Descend

Describe

Design

Despair

Destroy

Detach

Detect

Determine

Develop

Deviate

Devour

Diagnose

Dictate

Die

Differ

Differentiate

Dig

Digest

Digress

Dilate

Dim

Diminish

Dine

Dip

Direct

Disagree

Disappear

Disapprove

Disbelieve

Discern

Discipline

Disclose

Discourage

Discover

Discriminate

Discuss

Disguise

Dishevel

Dislodge

Dismantle

Dismiss

Dismount

Disobey

Displace

Display

Dispute

Disregard

Disrespect

Dissolve

Distance

Distinguish

Distort

Distract

Distribute

Distrust

Disturb

Dither

Dive

Divert

Divide

Divulge

Dodge

Donate

Doodle

Dote

Double-check

Doubt

Download

Downplay

Doze

Draft

Drag

Drain

Dramatize

Drape

Draw

Drawl

Dream

Drench

Dress

Dribble

Drift

Drill

Drink

Drip

Drive

Drivel

Drone

Drool

Droop

Drum

Dry

Duck

Duel

Dump

Dunk

Dust

Dwell

Dye

 

 

E

Edge

End

Escape

Ease

Eat

Eavesdrop

Echo

Edge

Educate

Elaborate

Elect

Elevate

Elude

Embellish

Embrace

Emerge

Empathize

Emphasize

Employ

Empower

Empty

Emulate

Encase

Encircle

Enclose

Encompass

Encounter

Encourage

Encroach

End

Endanger

Endorse

Endure

Energize

Enforce

Engage

Engulf

Enhance

Enjoy

Enlarge

Enlighten

Enquire

Ensnare

Entangle

Enter

Entertain

Enthuse

Entice

Enumerate

Enunciate

Envelop

Envision

Envisage

Envy

Erase

Erupt

Escort

Establish

Estimate

Etch

Evacuate

Evade

Evaluate

Evaporate

Evoke

Exaggerate

Examine

Excavate

Exchange

Exclaim

Exclude

Excuse

Exhale

Exhibit

Exist

Exit

Expand

Expect

Experience

Explain

Explode

Exploit

Explore

Expose

Express

Extend

Extinguish

Extract

Extrapolate

Extricate

Eyeball

 

 

F

Fasten

Fix

Fabricate

Face

Fail

Faint

Fake

Fall

Falter

Familiarize

Fan

Fancy

Fantasize

Fasten

Fawn

Fear

Feed

Feel

Feign

Feint

Fence

Fend

Fetch

Fib

Fiddle

Fidget

Fight

File

Fill

Finalize

Find

Finger

Finish

Fish

Fit

Fix

Flail

Flap

Flare

Flash

Flatten

Flatter

Flaunt

Flee

Flex

Flick

Flinch

Fling

Flip

Flirt

Float

Flop

Flounce

Flounder

Flourish

Flow

Fluff

Flush

Flutter

Fly

Foam

Focus

Fold

Follow

Fondle

Forbid

Force

Forecast

Foretell

Forewarn

Forge

Forget

Forgive

Form

Forsake

Formulate

Fortify

Found

Frame

Free

Freeze

Fret

Frighten

Frisk

Frolic

Frown

Fry

Fulfil

Fumble

Fume

Furrow

Fuss

 

 

 

G

Gather

Grab

Gabble

Gag

Gallivant

Gallop

Gamble

Gape

Garble

Gargle

Garner

Gash

Gasp

Gauge

Gawk

Gaze

Generalize

Gesture

Get

Giggle

Give

Glance

Glare

Gleam

Glean

Glide

Glimpse

Glisten

Gloat

Glow

Glower

Gnaw

Go

Goad

Gobble

Goggle

Gossip

Gouge

Govern

Grab

Grade

Grant

Grapple

Grasp

Grate

Gravitate

Graze

Greet

Grieve

Grill

Grimace

Grin

Grind

Grip

Gripe

Grit

Groan

Groom

Grope

Grouch

Ground

Grovel

Grow

Growl

Grumble

Grunt

Guarantee

Guard

Guess

Guffaw

Guide

Gulp

Gurgle

Gush

Guzzle

Gyrate

 

 

H

Hack

Haggle

Hail

Hallucinate

Halt

Hammer

Hand

Handle

Hang

Happen

Harass

Harden

Harm

Harmonize

Harvest

Hassle

Hasten

Hatch

Hate

Haul

Heal

Hear

Hearten

Heave

Heckle

Heed

Help

Hem

Hesitate

Hiccup

Hide

Hike

Hinder

Hint

Hiss

Hit

Hitch

Hoard

Hobble

Hog

Hoist

Hold

Holler

Honk

Hook

Hoot

Hop

Hope

Horrify

Hound

Hover

Howl

Huddle

Huff

Hug

Hum

Humiliate

Humor

Hunch

Hunt

Hurl

Hurry

Hurt

Hurtle

Hush

Hustle

Hypnotize

 

 

I

Idealize

Identify

Idolize

Ignite

Ignore

Illuminate

Illustrate

Imagine

Imitate

Immerse

Impair

Impart

Impede

Implant

Implore

Imply

Import

Impose

Impress

Imprint

Imprison

Inch Across

Improve

Improvise

Incline

Include

Increase

Indicate

Induce

Indulge

Infect

Infer

Inflame

Inflate

Inflect

Influence

Inform

Infuse

Ingest

Inhale

Initiate

Inject

Injure

Inquire

Inscribe

Insert

Insinuate

Insist

Inspect

Inspire

Install

Instigate

Instruct

Insult

Intensify

Interact

Intercept

Interfere

Interject

Interpret

Interrogate

Interrupt

Intertwine

Intervene

Interview

Introduce

Intrude

Invent

Investigate

Invite

Irritate

Itch

 

 

J

Jab

Jabber

Jeer

Jerk

Jest

Jiggle

Jingle

Jog

Join

Joke

Jolt

Jostle

Judge

Juggle

Jumble

Jump

Justify

 

 

K

Keep

Keel Over

Kick

Kid

Kill

Kiss

Knead

Knee

Kneel

Knit

Knock

Knot

Know

 

L

Label

Lament

Land

Languish

Latch

Lather

Laugh

Launch

Lavish

Lay

Lead

Lean

Leap

Leave

Lecture

Leer

Lend

Lengthen

Let

Level

Lick

Lie

Lift

Light

Lighten

Like

Limp

Linger

Lisp

List

Listen

Live

Load

Locate

Lock

Lodge

Loiter

Long

Look

Loom

Loop

Loosen

Lose

Lounge

Love

Lower

Lug

Lull

Lumber

Lunge

Lurch

Lure

Lurk

 

M

Magnify

Maintain

Make

Man

Manage

Manhandle

Manifest

Manipulate

Manoeuvre

Manufacture

Map

March

Mark

Market

Marry

Marvel

Mash

Mask

Massage

Match

Matter

Maul

Mean

Measure

Meander

Meddle

Mediate

Meditate

Melt

Memorize

Menace

Mend

Mention

Mentor

Migrate

Mime

Mimic

Mind

Mingle

Misdirect

Mishear

Misjudge

Mislead

Mispronounce

Miss

Misspell

Mistake

Misunderstand

Mix

Moan

Mock

Model

Modify

Moisten

Monitor

Mope

Morph

Motion

Motivate

Mourn

Mouth

Move

Muffle

Mull Over

Multiply

Mumble

Munch

Murmur

Muse

Mutilate

Mutter

Mystify

 

 

N

Nag

Nail

Name

Nap

Narrate

Navigate

Need

Neglect

Negotiate

Nestle

Nibble

Nip

Nod

Nominate

Normalize

Note

Notice

Notify

Nudge

Number

Nurse

Nuzzle

 

O

Obey

Object

Oblige

Observe

Obsess

Obtain

Occupy

Occur

Offend

Offer

Officiate

Ogle

Ooze

Open

Operate

Oppose

Oppress

Opt

Orate

Order

Organize

Originate

Outdo

Outline

Outwit

Overbalance

Overbear

Overcome

Overcompensate

Overdo

Overdraw

Overflow

Overhear

Overlook

Overpower

Overtake

Overthrow

Overturn

Owe

Own

 

 

P

Pace

Pack

Pad

Paddle

Paint

Pamper

Panic

Pant

Parade

Paraphrase

Pardon

Park

Parrot

Part

Participate

Pass

Pat

Patch

Patrol

Patronize

Pause

Pay

Peck

Pedal

Peek

Peel

Peep

Peer

Perceive

Perch

Perfect

Perform

Permit

Persist

Perspire

Persuade

Peruse

Pester

Pet

Philosophize

Phone

Photograph

Pick

Picture

Pierce

Pile

Pilfer

Pin

Pinch

Pine

Pinpoint

Pitch

Pity

Pivot

Placate

Place

Plan

Plant

Play

Plead

Please

Pledge

Plod

Plop

Plot

Pluck

Plug

Plunge

Point

Poison

Poke

Polish

Ponder

Pop

Pose

Position

Possess

Post

Postulate

Pounce

Pound

Pour

Pout

Practise

Praise

Prance

Prattle

Pray

Preach

Predict

Preen

Prefer

Prepare

Prescribe

Present

Preserve

Press

Pressure

Presume

Pretend

Prevent

Prick

Primp

Print

Probe

Proceed

Process

Proclaim

Procrastinate

Prod

Produce

Profess

Progress

Prohibit

Project

Promenade

Promise

Promote

Prompt

Pronounce

Proofread

Prop

Propel

Propose

Proposition

Protect

Protest

Prove

Provide

Provoke

Prowl

Prune

Pry

Publicize

Pucker

Puff

Pull

Pummel

Pump

Punch

Puncture

Punish

Purchase

Purport

Purr

Pursue

Push

Put

Putter

 

 

 

Q

Quack

Qualify

Quarrel

Quench

Queue

Query

Question

Quibble

Quicken

Quiet

Quip

Quit

Quiver

Quiz

Quote

 

 

 

R

Race

Radiate

Rage

Rain

Raise

Rake

Rally

Ram

Ramble

Ransack

Rant

Rap

Rate

Rationalize

Rattle

Ravage

Rave

Reach

React

Reacquaint

Read

Readjust

Reaffirm

Realign

Realize

Rearrange

Reason

Reassert

Reassess

Reassure

Reattach

Rebuff

Rebuke

Recall

Recap

Receive

Reciprocate

Recite

Reckon

Reclaim

Recline

Recognize

Recoil

Recollect

Recommend

Reconsider

Reconcile

Record

Recount

Recover

Recruit

Recuperate

Recruit

Redirect

Rediscover

Reduce

Re-evaluate

Reek

Reel

Refer

Reference

Refill

Refine

Reflect

Refrain

Refuse

Refute

Regain

Regard

Regret

Regulate

Rehabilitate

Reign

Reinforce

Reintroduce

Reiterate

Reject

Rejoice

Relate

Relax

Relay

Release

Relegate

Relent

Relinquish

Relish

Rely

Remain

Remark

Remember

Remind

Reminisce

Remove

Reorganize

Repack

Repair

Repeat

Repel

Repent

Rephrase

Replace

Reply

Report

Reposition

Represent

Reprimand

Reproach

Reproduce

Repulse

Request

Rescue

Research

Resent

Reside

Resign

Resist

Resolve

Respect

Respond

Rest

Restate

Restrain

Resume

Retaliate

Retch

Retell

Retire

Retort

Retract

Retreat

Retrieve

Return

Reveal

Revel

Reverse

Revert

Review

Revise

Revitalize

Revolutionize

Revoke

Revolve

Reward

Reword

Rhapsodize

Rhyme

Rid

Riddle

Ride

Ridicule

Rinse

Rip

Rise

Risk

Roam

Roar

Rob

Rock

Roll

Romp

Rotate

Rouse

Rub

Ruffle

Ruin

Rule

Rumble

Rummage through

Ruminate

Run

Rush

Rustle 

 

 

 

S

Sack

Sail

Salivate

Salute

Salvage

Sample

Sashay

Satisfy

Saturate

Saunter

Savage

Savour

Saw

Say

Scale

Scamper

Scan

Scare

Scatter

Scent

Schedule

Scheme

Scoff

Scold

Scoop

Scoot

Score

Scorch

Scorn

Scour

Scowl

Scramble

Scrape

Scratch

Scrawl

Scream

Screech

Screw

Scribble

Scribe

Scrub

Scrunch

Scrutinize

Scuffle

Scurry

Scuttle

Seal

Search

Secure

See

Seek

Seem

Seethe

Seize

Select

Sell

Send

Sense

Separate

Serenade

Serve

Service

Set

Settle

Sew

Shadow

Shake

Shape

Share

Sharpen

Shatter

Shave

Shed

Shelter

Shield

Shift

Shimmer

Shine

Shiver

Shock

Shoot

Shop

Shoulder

Shout

Shove

Shovel

Show

Showcase

Shower

Shred

Shriek

Shrink

Shrivel

Shrug

Shudder

Shuffle

Shut

Sidestep

Sift

Sigh

Sign

Signal

Silence

Simmer

Simper

Simplify

Sin

Sing

Sink

Sip

Sit

Sizzle

Sketch

Ski

Skid

Skim

Skip

Slacken

Slam

Slander

Slap

Slash

Slay

Slice

Slide

Sling

Slink

Slip

Slither

Slobber

Slouch

Slumber

Slump

Slur

Slurp

Smack

Smash

Smear

Smell

Smile

Smirk

Smoulder

Smooch

Smooth

Smother

Smoulder

Smudge

Snag

Snap

Snarl

Snatch

Sneak

Sneer

Sneeze

Snicker

Sniff

Sniffle

Snigger

Snip

Snitch

Snooze

Snore

Snort

Snow

Snub

Snuggle

Soak

Soar

Sob

Socialize

Soften

Solve

Somersault

Soothe

Sort

Sound

Spank

Spare

Spark

Sparkle

Speak

Specify

Speculate

Spell

Spend

Spike

Spill

Spin

Spit

Spite

Splash

Split

Splutter

Spoil

Spot

Sprawl

Spray

Spread

Spring

Sprinkle

Sprint

Sprout

Spur

Sputter

Spy

Squash

Squat

Squawk

Squeak

Squeal

Squeeze

Squint

Squirm

Squirt

Squish

Stab

Stabilize

Stagger

Stain

Stalk

Stammer

Stamp

Stand

Stare

Start

Startle

State

Starve

Stay

Steal

Steer

Step

Stick

Stiffen

Stifle

Still

Stimulate

Sting

Stink

Stipulate

Stir

Stock

Stomp

Stoop

Stop

Store

Storm

Stow

Straddle

Straighten

Strain

Strangle

Strap

Stray

Streak

Streamline

Strengthen

Stress

Stretch

Stride

Strike

String

Strip

Strive

Stroke

Stroll

Structure

Struggle

Strum

Strut

Study

Stumble

Stutter

Style

Subdue

Submerge

Submit

Subside

Subtract

Succeed

Succumb

Suck

Suffer

Suggest

Sulk

Summarize

Summon

Supervise

Supplement

Supply

Support

Suppose

Surmise

Surprise

Surrender

Surround

Survey

Suspect

Suspend

Swab

Swagger

Swallow

Swat

Sway

Swear

Sweat

Sweep

Swerve

Swoon

Swim

Swing

Swipe

Swirl

Swish

Switch

Swivel

Symbolize

Sympathize

 

 

T

Tackle

Tailor

Take

Talk

Tally

Tame

Tangle

Tantalize

Tap

Target

Task

Taste

Tattle

Taunt

Teach

Tear

Tease

Telephone

Tell

Temper

Tempt

Tend

Tense

Terrify

Test

Testify

Thank

Thaw

Theorize

Think

Thrash

Thread

Threaten

Thrive

Throttle

Throw

Thrust

Thumb

Thump

Thunder

Tick

Tickle

Tidy

Tie

Tighten

Tilt

Time

Tingle

Tinker

Tinkle

Tip

Tiptoe

Tire

Toast

Toddle

Toil

Tolerate

Toot

Toss

Tote

Touch

Toughen

Tour

Tousle

Tower

Toy

Trace

Track

Trade

Trail

Train

Traipse

Trample

Transcribe

Transfer

Transform

Translate

Transmit

Transport

Trounce

Transverse

Trap

Travel

Tread

Treasure

Treat

Tremble

Trek

Trick

Trim

Trip

Triumph

Trivialize

Trot

Trouble

Troubleshoot

Trudge

Trumpet

Trundle

Trust

Try

Tuck

Tug

Tumble

Tune

Turn

Tutor

Tweak

Twinkle

Twirl

Twist

Twitch

Type

 

 

U

Unbend

Unbind

Unbuckle

Unbutton

Unclasp

Uncover

Uncross

Uncurl

Undergo

Understand

Understate

Undertake

Undo

Undress

Undulate

Unearth

Unfasten

Unfold

Unfurl

Unhook

Unify

Unite

Unknot

Unleash

Unlock

Unmake

Unmask

Unpack

Unpin

Unravel

Unroll

Untangle

Untie

Untuck

Untwist

Unveil

Unwind

Unwrap

Update

Upgrade

Uphold

Upset

Urge

Use

Usher

Utilize

Utter

 

 

V

Validate

Vanish

Veer

Vent

Venture

Verbalize

Verify

Vex

View

Visit

Visualize

Vocalize

Volunteer

Vomit

Vote

Vouch

Vow

 

 

W

Waddle

Wade

Wager

Wail

Wait

Wake

Walk

Wallow

Waltz

Wander

Want

Warble

Warn

Warp

Wash

Waste

Watch

Water

Wave

Waver

Wear

Weave

Wed

Wedge

Weep

Weigh

Welcome

Wet

Whack

Whimper

Whine

Whimper 

Whine 

Whip

Whirl

Whisk

Whisper

Whistle

Widen

Wield

Wiggle

Wilt

Win

Wince

Wink

Wipe

Wish

Withdraw

Withhold

Withstand

Witness

Wobble

Wonder

Woo

Work

Worry

Worship

Wrangle

Wrap

Wreck

Wrestle

Wriggle

Wring

Wrinkle

Write

Writhe

 

 

Y

Yank

Yawn

Yield

Yell

Yelp

 

 

Z

Zip

Zoom

 

 

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