Verbs that start with Z

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What is a verb?

Verbs are words that describe the action of the subject.

Verbs are critical to writing effective and accurate sentences. Only a few verbs start with “Z.” However, they are important due to their usage. This guide will show you 10 verbs that you can eventually place in your writing. It will review the verb, its definition, and its verb forms.

 

List of Z verbs

Verb

+ Definition

Simple Forms

(past, present, future)

Progressive Forms

(past, present, future)

Perfect Forms

(past, present, future)

Zap

The action of striking something rapidly and fast

SIMPLE:

zapped

zap

Will zap

 

PROGRESSIVE:

Was zapping

Is zapping

Will be zapping

PERFECT:

Had zapped

Has zapped

Will have zapped

Zero

Adjust an instrument to its balanced position

SIMPLE:

zeroed

zero

Will zero

 

PROGRESSIVE:

Was zeroing

Is zeroing

Will be zeroing

PERFECT:

Had zeroed

Has zeroed

Will have zeroed

Zero in

Focused on a certain point or object

SIMPLE:

zeroed in

zero in

Will zero in

 

PROGRESSIVE:

Was zeroing in

Is zeroing in

Will be zeroing in

PERFECT:

Had zeroed in

Has zeroed in

Will have zeroed in

Zest

The action of scraping the zest part from a fruit

SIMPLE:

zested

zest

Will zest

 

PROGRESSIVE:

Was zesting

Is zesting

Will be zesting

PERFECT:

Had zested

Has zested

Will have zested

Zigzag

The action of changing the pattern of movement in a rapid manner

SIMPLE:

zigzagged

zigzag

Will zigzag

 

PROGRESSIVE:

Was zigzagging

Am zigzagging

Will be zigzagging

PERFECT:

Had zigzagged

Have zigzagged

Will have zigzagged

Zing

The action of moving rapidly

SIMPLE:

zinged

zing

Will zing

 

PROGRESSIVE:

Was zinging

Is zinging

Will be zinging

PERFECT:

Had zinged

Has zinged

Will have zinged

Zip

Moving quickly with sudden speed

SIMPLE:

zipped

zip

Will zip

 

PROGRESSIVE:

Was zipping

Am zipping

Will be zipping

PERFECT:

Had zipped

Have zipped

Will have zipped

Zoom

Moving fast with a humming sound

SIMPLE:

zoomed

zoom

Will zoom

PROGRESSIVE:

Was zooming

Am zooming

Will be zooming

PERFECT:

Had zoomed

Have zoomed

Will have zoomed

Zone

The action of separating something by area or sections

SIMPLE:

zoned

zone

Will zone

PROGRESSIVE:

Was zoning

Am zoning

Will be zoning

PERFECT:

Had zoned

Have zoned

Will have zoned

Zot

The action of striking someone with a fist

SIMPLE:

zotted

zot

Will zot

PROGRESSIVE:

Was zotting

Am zotting

Will be zotting

PERFECT:

Had zotted

Have zotted

Will have zotted


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