100 Most Common Spanish Verbs

This is a good place for beginners to find the most common Spanish verbs to learn. The order of the list is an approximation based on a variety of sources.

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Irregular verbs are in red.

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No. Spanish English
26 venir to come
27 pensar to think
28 salir to leave, go out
29 volver to return, go back
30 tomar to take, drink
31 conocer to know (people, places)
32 vivir to live
33 sentir to feel, regret
34 tratar to treat, handle
35 mirar to watch, look at
36 contar to count, relate, tell
37 empezar to begin, start
38 esperar to wait for, to hope
39 buscar to search for, look for
40 existir to exist
41 entrar to enter, go in, come in
42 trabajar to work
43 escribir to write
44 perder to lose
45 producir to produce
46 ocurrir to occur, happen
47 entender to understand
48 pedir to request, ask for
49 recibir to receive, to welcome, greet
50 recordar to remember, remind