Conjugation verb defend oneself


Auxiliary: have, be

Other forms: defend/not defend




  • I defend myself
  • you defend yourself
  • he/she/it defends himself/herself/itself
  • we defend ourselves
  • you defend yourselves
  • they defend themselves


  • I defended myself
  • you defended yourself
  • he/she/it defended himself/herself/itself
  • we defended ourselves
  • you defended yourselves
  • they defended themselves

Present continuous

  • I am defending myself
  • you are defending yourself
  • he/she/it is defending himself/herself/itself
  • we are defending ourselves
  • you are defending yourselves
  • they are defending themselves

Present perfect

  • I have defended myself
  • you have defended yourself
  • he/she/it has defended himself/herself/itself
  • we have defended ourselves
  • you have defended yourselves
  • they have defended themselves


  • I will defend myself
  • you will defend yourself
  • he/she/it will defend himself/herself/itself
  • we will defend ourselves
  • you will defend yourselves
  • they will defend themselves

Future perfect

  • I will have defended myself
  • you will have defended yourself
  • he/she/it will have defended himself/herself/itself
  • we will have defended ourselves
  • you will have defended yourselves
  • they will have defended themselves

Past continous

  • I was defending myself
  • you were defending yourself
  • he/she/it was defending himself/herself/itself
  • we were defending ourselves
  • you were defending yourselves
  • they were defending themselves

Past perfect

  • I had defended myself
  • you had defended yourself
  • he/she/it had defended himself/herself/itself
  • we had defended ourselves
  • you had defended yourselves
  • they had defended themselves

Future continuous

  • I will be defending myself
  • you will be defending yourself
  • he/she/it will be defending himself/herself/itself
  • we will be defending ourselves
  • you will be defending yourselves
  • they will be defending themselves

Present perfect continuous

  • I have been defending myself
  • you have been defending yourself
  • he/she/it has been defending himself/herself/itself
  • we have been defending ourselves
  • you have been defending yourselves
  • they have been defending themselves

Past perfect continuous

  • I had been defending myself
  • you had been defending yourself
  • he/she/it had been defending himself/herself/itself
  • we had been defending ourselves
  • you had been defending yourselves
  • they had been defending themselves

Future perfect continuous

  • I will have been defending myself
  • you will have been defending yourself
  • he/she/it will have been defending himself/herself/itself
  • we will have been defending ourselves
  • you will have been defending yourselves
  • they will have been defending themselves



  • defend yourself
  • let's defend ourselves
  • defend yourselves


  • defending myself
  • defending yourself
  • defending himself/herself/itself
  • defending ourselves
  • defending yourselves
  • defending themselves


  • defended myself
  • defended yourself
  • defended himself/herself/itself
  • defended ourselves
  • defended yourselves
  • defended themselves


  • to defend oneself

Perfect participle

  • having defended oneself
defend oneself verb conjugation to all tenses, modes and persons.
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