Encontrar verb conjugation in spanish

“Encontrar” in Spanish translates to “to find” or “to encounter” in English. It refers to the act of discovering, encountering, or locating something or someone that was previously lost, hidden, or unknown. This verb is commonly used when expressing the action of coming across or discovering something, whether tangible or abstract, that was sought, either deliberately or unexpectedly.

Conjugation for the Spanish verb “encontrar” (to find) in the main tenses:

Present Indicative

  • Yo encuentro (I find)
  • Tú encuentras (You find)
  • Él/Ella/Usted encuentra (He/She/You find)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras encontramos (We find)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras encontráis (You all find – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes encuentran (They/You all find)

Preterite (Past Simple) Indicative

  • Yo encontré (I found)
  • Tú encontraste (You found)
  • Él/Ella/Usted encontró (He/She/You found)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras encontramos (We found)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras encontrasteis (You all found – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes encontraron (They/You all found)

Imperfect Indicative

  • Yo encontraba (I used to find)
  • Tú encontrabas (You used to find)
  • Él/Ella/Usted encontraba (He/She/You used to find)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras encontrábamos (We used to find)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras encontrabais (You all used to find – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes encontraban (They/You all used to find)

Future Indicative

  • Yo encontraré (I will find)
  • Tú encontrarás (You will find)
  • Él/Ella/Usted encontrará (He/She/You will find)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras encontraremos (We will find)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras encontraréis (You all will find – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes encontrarán (They/You all will find)

Conditional

  • Yo encontraría (I would find)
  • Tú encontrarías (You would find)
  • Él/Ella/Usted encontraría (He/She/You would find)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras encontraríamos (We would find)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras encontraríais (You all would find – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes encontrarían (They/You all would find)

Present Subjunctive

  • Yo encuentre (That I find)
  • Tú encuentres (That you find)
  • Él/Ella/Usted encuentre (That he/she finds)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras encontremos (That we find)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras encontréis (That you all find – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes encuentren (That they find)

Imperfect Subjunctive

  • Yo encontrara (If I found)
  • Tú encontraras (If you found)
  • Él/Ella/Usted encontrara (If he/she found)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras encontráramos (If we found)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras encontrarais (If you all found – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes encontraran (If they found)

Imperative

  • Tú encuentra (Find – singular, informal)
  • Él/Ella/Usted encuentre (Find – singular, formal)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras encontremos (Let’s find)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras encontrad (Find – plural, informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes encuentren (Find – plural, formal)