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2 and 3 Letter Combos

Most common verbs starting with W

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

Top 10 by frequency

  1. was
  2. were
  3. would
  4. will
  5. went
  6. want
  7. work
  8. wanted
  9. working
  10. written

Top 10 in alphabetical order

  1. want
  2. wanted
  3. was
  4. went
  5. were
  6. will
  7. work
  8. working
  9. would
  10. written

Top 100 by frequency

  1. was
  2. were
  3. would
  4. will
  5. went
  6. want
  7. work
  8. wanted
  9. working
  10. written
  11. wrote
  12. write
  13. worked
  14. wish
  15. walked
  16. writing
  17. waiting
  18. wait
  19. watched
  20. walk
  21. wants
  22. walking
  23. watching
  24. won
  25. wished
  26. watch
  27. waited
  28. win
  29. writes
  30. wore
  31. wonder
  32. wondered
  33. works
  34. wearing
  35. whispered
  36. wear
  37. wounded
  38. worry
  39. wanting
  40. worn
  41. wondering
  42. wrapped
  43. warned
  44. worried
  45. witnessed
  46. washed
  47. waved
  48. wishes
  49. wake
  50. wandering
  51. withdraw
  52. winning
  53. wasted
  54. welcomed
  55. wound
  56. wash
  57. woke
  58. wandered
  59. withdrawn
  60. wishing
  61. weighed
  62. winding
  63. withdrew
  64. waste
  65. washing
  66. wiped
  67. warn
  68. wrought
  69. witness
  70. waving
  71. weigh
  72. walks
  73. wept
  74. weeping
  75. whence
  76. worship
  77. wander
  78. weighing
  79. waking
  80. wears
  81. weakened
  82. warning
  83. welcome
  84. weep
  85. warrant
  86. wilt
  87. with
  88. wipe
  89. woven
  90. whipped
  91. worshipped
  92. wont
  93. worrying
  94. withstand
  95. wasting
  96. w
  97. whispering
  98. warmed
  99. widened
  100. weaken

Top 100 in alphabetical order

  1. w
  2. wait
  3. waited
  4. waiting
  5. wake
  6. waking
  7. walk
  8. walked
  9. walking
  10. walks
  11. wander
  12. wandered
  13. wandering
  14. want
  15. wanted
  16. wanting
  17. wants
  18. warmed
  19. warn
  20. warned
  21. warning
  22. warrant
  23. was
  24. wash
  25. washed
  26. washing
  27. waste
  28. wasted
  29. wasting
  30. watch
  31. watched
  32. watching
  33. waved
  34. waving
  35. weaken
  36. weakened
  37. wear
  38. wearing
  39. wears
  40. weep
  41. weeping
  42. weigh
  43. weighed
  44. weighing
  45. welcome
  46. welcomed
  47. went
  48. wept
  49. were
  50. whence
  51. whipped
  52. whispered
  53. whispering
  54. widened
  55. will
  56. wilt
  57. win
  58. winding
  59. winning
  60. wipe
  61. wiped
  62. wish
  63. wished
  64. wishes
  65. wishing
  66. with
  67. withdraw
  68. withdrawn
  69. withdrew
  70. withstand
  71. witness
  72. witnessed
  73. woke
  74. won
  75. wonder
  76. wondered
  77. wondering
  78. wont
  79. wore
  80. work
  81. worked
  82. working
  83. works
  84. worn
  85. worried
  86. worry
  87. worrying
  88. worship
  89. worshipped
  90. would
  91. wound
  92. wounded
  93. woven
  94. wrapped
  95. write
  96. writes
  97. writing
  98. written
  99. wrote
  100. wrought

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