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Top 1000 most used verbs

The following top is based on the British National Corpus, so it is representative for the British English.

  1. be
  2. have
  3. do
  4. say
  5. get
  6. make
  7. go
  8. see
  9. know
  10. take
  11. think
  12. come
  13. give
  14. look
  15. use
  16. find
  17. want
  18. tell
  19. put
  20. mean
  21. become
  22. leave
  23. work
  24. need
  25. seem
  26. feel
  27. ask
  28. show
  29. try
  30. call
  31. provide
  32. keep
  33. hold
  34. turn
  35. follow
  36. begin
  37. bring
  38. like
  39. going
  40. help
  41. start
  42. run
  43. write
  44. set
  45. move
  46. play
  47. pay
  48. hear
  49. include
  50. believe
  51. allow
  52. meet
  53. lead
  54. live
  55. stand
  56. happen
  57. carry
  58. talk
  59. appear
  60. produce
  61. sit
  62. offer
  63. consider
  64. suggest
  65. expect
  66. require
  67. let
  68. read
  69. continue
  70. lose
  71. add
  72. fall
  73. change
  74. remember
  75. remain
  76. buy
  77. speak
  78. stop
  79. send
  80. receive
  81. decide
  82. win
  83. understand
  84. describe
  85. develop
  86. agree
  87. open
  88. reach
  89. build
  90. involve
  91. spend
  92. return
  93. draw
  94. die
  95. hope
  96. create
  97. walk
  98. wait
  99. sell
  100. cause
  101. pass
  102. lie
  103. accept
  104. watch
  105. raise
  106. base
  107. apply
  108. learn
  109. explain
  110. break
  111. increase
  112. cover
  113. grow
  114. claim
  115. report
  116. support
  117. form
  118. cut
  119. stay
  120. contain
  121. reduce
  122. establish
  123. join
  124. wish
  125. achieve
  126. seek
  127. choose
  128. deal
  129. face
  130. fail
  131. serve
  132. end
  133. occur
  134. kill
  135. drive
  136. represent
  137. rise
  138. place
  139. pick
  140. discuss
  141. love
  142. prove
  143. argue
  144. wear
  145. catch
  146. enjoy
  147. eat
  148. introduce
  149. present
  150. enter
  151. arrive
  152. point
  153. ensure
  154. plan
  155. pull
  156. refer
  157. act
  158. relate
  159. affect
  160. close
  161. identify
  162. manage
  163. thank
  164. compare
  165. announce
  166. obtain
  167. note
  168. wonder
  169. indicate
  170. forget
  171. suffer
  172. publish
  173. maintain
  174. avoid
  175. express
  176. suppose
  177. finish
  178. determine
  179. listen
  180. tend
  181. save
  182. design
  183. treat
  184. control
  185. share
  186. throw
  187. remove
  188. visit
  189. exist
  190. force
  191. reflect
  192. encourage
  193. admit
  194. assume
  195. smile
  196. prepare
  197. replace
  198. fill
  199. mention
  200. improve
  201. fight
  202. intend
  203. miss
  204. push
  205. drop
  206. hit
  207. discover
  208. prevent
  209. refuse
  210. regard
  211. lay
  212. teach
  213. reveal
  214. operate
  215. state
  216. answer
  217. depend
  218. record
  219. enable
  220. cost
  221. sound
  222. complete
  223. check
  224. realise
  225. laugh
  226. extend
  227. arise
  228. notice
  229. fit
  230. examine
  231. define
  232. study
  233. shake
  234. hang
  235. bear
  236. recognise
  237. sign
  238. attend
  239. fly
  240. gain
  241. travel
  242. perform
  243. result
  244. adopt
  245. protect
  246. confirm
  247. demand
  248. stare
  249. imagine
  250. attempt
  251. beat
  252. born
  253. marry
  254. associate
  255. care
  256. voice
  257. collect
  258. release
  259. employ
  260. issue
  261. mind
  262. emerge
  263. aim
  264. shoot
  265. deny
  266. mark
  267. appoint
  268. supply
  269. order
  270. drink
  271. reply
  272. observe
  273. propose
  274. ignore
  275. strike
  276. settle
  277. link
  278. ring
  279. press
  280. respond
  281. survive
  282. arrange
  283. lift
  284. concentrate
  285. approach
  286. test
  287. cross
  288. experience
  289. touch
  290. charge
  291. acquire
  292. threaten
  293. demonstrate
  294. commit
  295. sleep
  296. grant
  297. repeat
  298. prefer
  299. launch
  300. feed
  301. insist
  302. promote
  303. limit
  304. own
  305. retain
  306. measure
  307. deliver
  308. hide
  309. consist
  310. assess
  311. attract
  312. contribute
  313. belong
  314. promise
  315. reject
  316. impose
  317. sing
  318. vary
  319. cry
  320. warn
  321. invite
  322. address
  323. worry
  324. declare
  325. destroy
  326. stick
  327. head
  328. name
  329. divide
  330. nod
  331. recognize
  332. train
  333. spread
  334. handle
  335. combine
  336. realize
  337. clear
  338. attack
  339. recommend
  340. shout
  341. undertake
  342. influence
  343. account
  344. select
  345. step
  346. secure
  347. contact
  348. welcome
  349. climb
  350. recall
  351. transfer
  352. conclude
  353. illustrate
  354. imply
  355. disappear
  356. organise
  357. display
  358. dress
  359. direct
  360. generate
  361. investigate
  362. remind
  363. escape
  364. advise
  365. rely
  366. afford
  367. succeed
  368. hand
  369. earn
  370. inform
  371. vote
  372. approve
  373. fear
  374. burn
  375. ride
  376. elect
  377. gather
  378. matter
  379. shut
  380. last
  381. conduct
  382. cope
  383. match
  384. persuade
  385. jump
  386. derive
  387. recover
  388. estimate
  389. slip
  390. score
  391. blow
  392. hate
  393. count
  394. roll
  395. wash
  396. house
  397. lean
  398. attach
  399. exercise
  400. accompany
  401. accuse
  402. rest
  403. bind
  404. explore
  405. steal
  406. judge
  407. exclude
  408. withdraw
  409. focus
  410. comment
  411. hurt
  412. stretch
  413. switch
  414. pursue
  415. back
  416. knock
  417. fix
  418. justify
  419. permit
  420. list
  421. appreciate
  422. surround
  423. benefit
  424. occupy
  425. lack
  426. abandon
  427. connect
  428. blame
  429. complain
  430. quote
  431. paint
  432. construct
  433. dominate
  434. engage
  435. view
  436. acknowledge
  437. stress
  438. proceed
  439. search
  440. dismiss
  441. separate
  442. incorporate
  443. interpret
  444. implement
  445. suit
  446. alter
  447. analyse
  448. review
  449. arrest
  450. bother
  451. tie
  452. possess
  453. defend
  454. expand
  455. assist
  456. question
  457. wake
  458. resolve
  459. suspect
  460. calculate
  461. mix
  462. glance
  463. rule
  464. restore
  465. clean
  466. specify
  467. appeal
  468. reckon
  469. restrict
  470. damage
  471. challenge
  472. guess
  473. urge
  474. submit
  475. trust
  476. distinguish
  477. constitute
  478. convert
  479. predict
  480. solve
  481. land
  482. struggle
  483. feature
  484. locate
  485. sort
  486. preserve
  487. pour
  488. dance
  489. cook
  490. lock
  491. shift
  492. owe
  493. invest
  494. cast
  495. purchase
  496. light
  497. race
  498. retire
  499. kick
  500. kiss
  501. register
  502. date
  503. bend
  504. resist
  505. fire
  506. breathe
  507. monitor
  508. celebrate
  509. print
  510. comprise
  511. overcome
  512. range
  513. organize
  514. finance
  515. behave
  516. detect
  517. swing
  518. decline
  519. store
  520. rush
  521. waste
  522. oppose
  523. pause
  524. drag
  525. relax
  526. differ
  527. resign
  528. pack
  529. guarantee
  530. install
  531. mount
  532. found
  533. sink
  534. whisper
  535. negotiate
  536. expose
  537. split
  538. compete
  539. doubt
  540. assure
  541. distribute
  542. award
  543. phone
  544. sweep
  545. borrow
  546. tackle
  547. bury
  548. capture
  549. enhance
  550. deserve
  551. advance
  552. emphasise
  553. slide
  554. exceed
  555. qualify
  556. concern
  557. strengthen
  558. cease
  559. transform
  560. lend
  561. grab
  562. practise
  563. perceive
  564. favour
  565. sustain
  566. scream
  567. participate
  568. pose
  569. tear
  570. satisfy
  571. smoke
  572. adapt
  573. outline
  574. adjust
  575. consult
  576. dig
  577. ban
  578. snap
  579. highlight
  580. dry
  581. shrug
  582. reinforce
  583. absorb
  584. amount
  585. confine
  586. entitle
  587. pretend
  588. request
  589. block
  590. plant
  591. rid
  592. encounter
  593. trace
  594. wave
  595. delay
  596. sail
  597. trade
  598. process
  599. cite
  600. seize
  601. react
  602. lower
  603. flow
  604. dream
  605. fulfil
  606. smell
  607. hurry
  608. double
  609. allocate
  610. wander
  611. defeat
  612. communicate
  613. undergo
  614. swim
  615. stir
  616. govern
  617. pray
  618. exploit
  619. protest
  620. sigh
  621. burst
  622. injure
  623. fund
  624. ease
  625. eliminate
  626. anticipate
  627. remark
  628. wipe
  629. interview
  630. collapse
  631. wrap
  632. suspend
  633. compose
  634. confront
  635. grin
  636. evaluate
  637. weigh
  638. devise
  639. murder
  640. guide
  641. reverse
  642. gaze
  643. attribute
  644. swear
  645. balance
  646. dare
  647. rub
  648. slow
  649. prompt
  650. bet
  651. wind
  652. spot
  653. condemn
  654. bound
  655. convince
  656. correspond
  657. free
  658. telephone
  659. inspire
  660. cancel
  661. modify
  662. render
  663. admire
  664. knit
  665. load
  666. tap
  667. induce
  668. crash
  669. murmur
  670. hesitate
  671. bite
  672. yield
  673. line
  674. swallow
  675. disturb
  676. shine
  677. integrate
  678. greet
  679. translate
  680. overlook
  681. squeeze
  682. undermine
  683. accommodate
  684. mutter
  685. age
  686. spell
  687. risk
  688. assert
  689. flee
  690. await
  691. initiate
  692. interrupt
  693. leap
  694. devote
  695. trap
  696. witness
  697. comply
  698. shape
  699. book
  700. brush
  701. copy
  702. forgive
  703. criticise
  704. evolve
  705. chase
  706. drift
  707. hire
  708. fade
  709. provoke
  710. situate
  711. recruit
  712. research
  713. freeze
  714. emphasize
  715. enforce
  716. beg
  717. object
  718. sense
  719. float
  720. in
  721. stimulate
  722. echo
  723. pop
  724. exchange
  725. abolish
  726. administer
  727. progress
  728. allege
  729. frown
  730. invent
  731. consume
  732. correct
  733. twist
  734. execute
  735. reserve
  736. command
  737. fetch
  738. respect
  739. unite
  740. march
  741. convey
  742. park
  743. value
  744. educate
  745. equip
  746. disclose
  747. inherit
  748. envisage
  749. interfere
  750. resume
  751. instruct
  752. price
  753. export
  754. speed
  755. fancy
  756. assign
  757. resemble
  758. extract
  759. spin
  760. opt
  761. spring
  762. concede
  763. conceive
  764. update
  765. peer
  766. persist
  767. insert
  768. plead
  769. regret
  770. regulate
  771. isolate
  772. cater
  773. repair
  774. exhibit
  775. label
  776. advocate
  777. descend
  778. cling
  779. contemplate
  780. incur
  781. criticize
  782. facilitate
  783. assemble
  784. flash
  785. function
  786. strip
  787. grasp
  788. rescue
  789. explode
  790. commission
  791. conceal
  792. boost
  793. breed
  794. upset
  795. drain
  796. fold
  797. edit
  798. embrace
  799. tip
  800. intervene
  801. please
  802. decorate
  803. excuse
  804. endorse
  805. creep
  806. advertise
  807. aid
  808. contract
  809. formulate
  810. decrease
  811. classify
  812. dispose
  813. stage
  814. dissolve
  815. crack
  816. tempt
  817. suck
  818. spare
  819. coincide
  820. sponsor
  821. confess
  822. ship
  823. import
  824. market
  825. impress
  826. dump
  827. shop
  828. vanish
  829. deem
  830. scatter
  831. centre
  832. schedule
  833. reproduce
  834. sue
  835. access
  836. inspect
  837. omit
  838. subject
  839. halt
  840. seal
  841. discharge
  842. hunt
  843. signal
  844. top
  845. precede
  846. smash
  847. depict
  848. spoil
  849. tremble
  850. commence
  851. tuck
  852. file
  853. originate
  854. taste
  855. contrast
  856. target
  857. draft
  858. reward
  859. enclose
  860. tighten
  861. round
  862. warm
  863. enquire
  864. relieve
  865. erect
  866. praise
  867. summon
  868. transport
  869. tax
  870. melt
  871. activate
  872. diminish
  873. sentence
  874. entail
  875. tour
  876. amend
  877. plunge
  878. guard
  879. sum
  880. circulate
  881. arouse
  882. transmit
  883. compensate
  884. compile
  885. spill
  886. rain
  887. stem
  888. fling
  889. cool
  890. drown
  891. reassure
  892. bang
  893. rent
  894. clarify
  895. bid
  896. suppress
  897. project
  898. surprise
  899. figure
  900. bow
  901. shed
  902. manufacture
  903. supplement
  904. couple
  905. revive
  906. embark
  907. campaign
  908. slam
  909. thrust
  910. entertain
  911. weaken
  912. depart
  913. characterise
  914. deprive
  915. neglect
  916. widen
  917. desire
  918. dictate
  919. manipulate
  920. disagree
  921. part
  922. term
  923. heat
  924. long
  925. conform
  926. convict
  927. time
  928. regain
  929. strain
  930. debate
  931. stroke
  932. sack
  933. toss
  934. grip
  935. proclaim
  936. clutch
  937. supervise
  938. punish
  939. confer
  940. confuse
  941. bounce
  942. underline
  943. flood
  944. forbid
  945. counter
  946. rebuild
  947. effect
  948. pin
  949. merge
  950. calm
  951. position
  952. dedicate
  953. substitute
  954. characterize
  955. chat
  956. prescribe
  957. motivate
  958. fine
  959. accumulate
  960. penetrate
  961. compel
  962. inhibit
  963. fuck
  964. trigger
  965. survey
  966. attain
  967. divert
  968. crawl
  969. renew
  970. narrow
  971. scan
  972. presume
  973. honour
  974. dislike
  975. boast
  976. boil
  977. shiver
  978. stamp
  979. steer
  980. rate
  981. frighten
  982. tolerate
  983. picture
  984. crush
  985. rip
  986. embody
  987. gasp
  988. stride
  989. curl
  990. revise
  991. carve
  992. total
  993. weep
  994. stuff
  995. multiply
  996. deposit
  997. exhaust
  998. exert
  999. prevail
  1000. cheer

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