Descansar verb conjugation in Spanish

The Spanish verb “descansar” translates to “to rest” in English. It refers to the action of taking a break, relaxing, or giving the body and mind a period of repose. “Descansar” is commonly used when talking about taking time off, having a break, or recuperating from physical or mental exertion. It’s a fundamental verb in discussions related to well-being, relaxation, and leisure.

Conjugation of verb “descansar” (to rest) in the main tenses

Present Indicative

  • Yo descanso (I rest)
  • Tú descansas (You rest, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella descansa (He/She rests)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras descansamos (We rest)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras descansáis (You all rest, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas descansan (They rest)

Preterite (Past Simple) Indicative

  • Yo descansé (I rested)
  • Tú descansaste (You rested, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella descansó (He/She rested)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras descansamos (We rested)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras descansasteis (You all rested, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas descansaron (They rested)

Imperfect Indicative

  • Yo descansaba (I used to rest, I was resting)
  • Tú descansabas (You used to rest, You were resting, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella descansaba (He/She used to rest, He/She was resting)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras descansábamos (We used to rest, We were resting)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras descansabais (You all used to rest, You all were resting, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas descansaban (They used to rest, They were resting)

Future Indicative

  • Yo descansaré (I will rest)
  • Tú descansarás (You will rest, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella descansará (He/She will rest)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras descansaremos (We will rest)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras descansaréis (You all will rest, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas descansarán (They will rest)

Conditional

  • Yo descansaría (I would rest)
  • Tú descansarías (You would rest, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella descansaría (He/She would rest)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras descansaríamos (We would rest)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras descansaríais (You all would rest, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas descansarían (They would rest)

Present Subjunctive

  • Yo descanse (That I rest)
  • Tú descanses (That you rest, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella descanse (That he/she rests)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras descansemos (That we rest)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras descanséis (That you all rest, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas descansen (That they rest)

Imperfect Subjunctive

  • Yo descansara (If I rested)
  • Tú descansaras (If you rested, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella descansara (If he/she rested)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras descansáramos (If we rested)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras descansarais (If you all rested, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas descansaran (If they rested)

Imperative

  • Tú descansa (Rest, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella descanse (Rest, formal singular)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras descansemos (Let’s rest)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras descansad (Rest, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas descansen (Rest, formal plural)

Please note that “descansar” is a regular -ar verb in Spanish, and its conjugation follows the standard patterns for this type of verb.