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inflect

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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inflectin‧flect /ɪnˈflekt/ verb 🔊 🔊 [intransitive] technicalSLG if a word inflects, its form changes according to its meaning or use
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Examples from the Corpus
inflectNot only do these verbs inflect for person, they very often incorporate the person and/or object of the sentence.Lines and edges inflect to one another as they approach and cross.
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Verb table
inflect
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyinflect
he, she, itinflects
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyinflected
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave inflected
he, she, ithas inflected
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad inflected
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill inflect
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have inflected
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam inflecting
he, she, itis inflecting
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you, we, theyare inflecting
Past
I, he, she, itwas inflecting
you, we, theywere inflecting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been inflecting
he, she, ithas been inflecting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been inflecting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be inflecting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been inflecting
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