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2 and 3 Letter Combos

Most common verbs starting with S

The most frequently used verbs starting with the letter S in English are listed on this page. The top 10 and top 100 S verb lists are arranged below both from most to least common and also alphabetically.

Top 10 by frequency

  1. said
  2. should
  3. see
  4. say
  5. shall
  6. seen
  7. set
  8. saw
  9. seemed
  10. says

Top 10 in alphabetical order

  1. said
  2. saw
  3. say
  4. says
  5. see
  6. seemed
  7. seen
  8. set
  9. shall
  10. should

Top 100 by frequency

  1. said
  2. should
  3. see
  4. say
  5. shall
  6. seen
  7. set
  8. saw
  9. seemed
  10. says
  11. seems
  12. show
  13. shown
  14. sent
  15. stood
  16. seem
  17. speak
  18. started
  19. sat
  20. saying
  21. shows
  22. stand
  23. spoke
  24. showed
  25. standing
  26. stay
  27. spent
  28. start
  29. stopped
  30. stop
  31. serve
  32. suggested
  33. send
  34. suppose
  35. support
  36. save
  37. seeing
  38. served
  39. supposed
  40. speaking
  41. sitting
  42. stated
  43. seek
  44. suggest
  45. sit
  46. sought
  47. suggests
  48. sold
  49. showing
  50. smiled
  51. struck
  52. selected
  53. supported
  54. spread
  55. share
  56. s
  57. shook
  58. spend
  59. studied
  60. settled
  61. spoken
  62. sell
  63. suffered
  64. stands
  65. sleep
  66. shared
  67. saved
  68. surprised
  69. setting
  70. seeking
  71. shut
  72. starting
  73. sees
  74. shot
  75. suffer
  76. succeeded
  77. secure
  78. satisfied
  79. stepped
  80. study
  81. signed
  82. separated
  83. surrounded
  84. select
  85. stayed
  86. surrounding
  87. specified
  88. stared
  89. suffering
  90. speaks
  91. smiling
  92. stored
  93. sharing
  94. seized
  95. sending
  96. supporting
  97. supplied
  98. sing
  99. secured
  100. shouted

Top 100 in alphabetical order

  1. s
  2. said
  3. sat
  4. satisfied
  5. save
  6. saved
  7. saw
  8. say
  9. saying
  10. says
  11. secure
  12. secured
  13. see
  14. seeing
  15. seek
  16. seeking
  17. seem
  18. seemed
  19. seems
  20. seen
  21. sees
  22. seized
  23. select
  24. selected
  25. sell
  26. send
  27. sending
  28. sent
  29. separated
  30. serve
  31. served
  32. set
  33. setting
  34. settled
  35. shall
  36. share
  37. shared
  38. sharing
  39. shook
  40. shot
  41. should
  42. shouted
  43. show
  44. showed
  45. showing
  46. shown
  47. shows
  48. shut
  49. signed
  50. sing
  51. sit
  52. sitting
  53. sleep
  54. smiled
  55. smiling
  56. sold
  57. sought
  58. speak
  59. speaking
  60. speaks
  61. specified
  62. spend
  63. spent
  64. spoke
  65. spoken
  66. spread
  67. stand
  68. standing
  69. stands
  70. stared
  71. start
  72. started
  73. starting
  74. stated
  75. stay
  76. stayed
  77. stepped
  78. stood
  79. stop
  80. stopped
  81. stored
  82. struck
  83. studied
  84. study
  85. succeeded
  86. suffer
  87. suffered
  88. suffering
  89. suggest
  90. suggested
  91. suggests
  92. supplied
  93. support
  94. supported
  95. supporting
  96. suppose
  97. supposed
  98. surprised
  99. surrounded
  100. surrounding

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