alphabet

Tense

Definition of tense:

Tensest.

part of speech: adjective

Strained to stiffness: rigid.

part of speech: noun

A change in the form of a verb, showing the time of the action expressed; a verb form which indicates a certain distinction of time by changing its form or by the help of auxiliaries.

Tenser.

part of speech: adjective

Drawn tightly; not lax; severely strained; rigid; tense nerves.

part of speech: adjective

Strained tight.

part of speech: noun

Form of a verb to indicate time.

part of speech: noun

The form of a verb to indicate the time of the action.

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