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Conjugation of "Adaptar" In Spanish

Adaptar is a versatile Spanish verb that can be used in various contexts to convey the meaning of verbs such as "to adapt." Whether you are learning Spanish as a beginner or looking to expand your conjugation skills, understanding how to properly conjugate "adaptar" is essential. In this article, we will provide you with a verb chart that covers all the main tenses and moods of "adaptar" to help you navigate its conjugation.

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Forms of "Adaptar" in Spanish

In Spanish, verbs play a fundamental role in expressing actions, states, and conditions. Verbs are highly versatile and can take on different forms based on the subject, mood, and tense. The moods of conjugation in Spanish include the indicative, subjunctive, and imperative. When it comes to tenses in Spanish, they indicate the time and duration of an action. The tenses include the present, preterite, imperfect, future, imperative, and conditional. Let us now explain how to conjugate "adaptar" in different tenses and moods.  

Indicative Mood: Simple Tenses


  • (Yo) [me] adapto
  • (Tú) [te] adaptas
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) [se] adapta
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) [nos] adaptamos
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) [os] adaptáis
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) [se] adaptan

Imperfect Past

  • (Yo) [me] adaptaba
  • (Tú) [te] adaptabas
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) [se] adaptaba
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) [nos] adaptábamos
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) [os] adaptabais
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) [se] adaptaban

Simple Past

  • (Yo) [me] adapté
  • (Tú) [te] adaptaste
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) [se] adaptó
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) [nos] adaptamos
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) [os] adaptasteis
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) [se] adaptaron


  • (Yo) [me] adaptaré
  • (Tú) [te] adaptarás
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) [se] adaptará
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) [nos] adaptaremos
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) [os] adaptaréis
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) [se] adaptarán

Indicative Mood: Perfect Tenses

Present Perfect

  • (Yo) [me] he adaptado
  • (Tú) [te] has adaptado
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) [se] ha adaptado
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) [nos] hemos adaptado
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) [os] habéis adaptado
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) [se] han adaptado

Past Perfect

  • (Yo) [me] había adaptado
  • (Tú) [te] habías adaptado
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) [se] había adaptado
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) [nos] habíamos adaptado
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) [os] habíais adaptado
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) [se] habían adaptado

Future Perfect

  • (Yo) [me] habré adaptado
  • (Tú) [te] habrás adaptado
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) [se] habrá adaptado
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) [nos] habremos adaptado
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) [os] habréis adaptado
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) [se] habrán adaptado

Indicative Mood: Progressive Tenses 

Present Progressive

  • (Yo) [me] estoy adaptando
  • (Tú) [te] estás adaptando
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) [se] está adaptando
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) [nos] estamos adaptando
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) [os] estáis adaptando
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) [se] están adaptando

Past Progressive

  • (Yo) [me] estaba adaptando
  • (Tú) [te] estabas adaptando
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) [se] estaba adaptando
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) [nos] estábamos adaptando
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) [os] estabais adaptando
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) [se] estaban adaptando
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Subjunctive Mood: Simple Tenses

Present Subjunctive

  • (Yo) [me] adapte
  • (Tú) [te] adaptes
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) [se] adapte
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) [nos] adaptemos
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) [os] adaptéis
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) [se] adapten

Imperfect Subjunctive

  • (Yo) [me] adaptara / adaptase
  • (Tú) [te] adaptaras / adaptases
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) [se] adaptara / adaptase
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) [nos] adaptáramos / adaptásemos
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) [os] adaptarais / adaptaseis
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) [se] adaptaran / adaptasen

Future Subjunctive

  • (Yo) [me] adaptare
  • (Tú) [te] adaptares
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) [se] adaptare
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) [nos] adaptáremos
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) [os] adaptareis
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) [se] adaptaren

Subjunctive Mood: Perfect Tenses

Present Perfect Subjunctive

  • (Yo) [me] haya adaptado
  • (Tú) [te] hayas adaptado
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) [se] haya adaptado
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) [nos] hayamos adaptado
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) [os] hayáis adaptado
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) [se] hayan adaptado

Past Perfect Subjunctive

  • (Yo) [me] hubiera / hubiese adaptado
  • (Tú) [te] hubieras / hubieses adaptado
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) [se] hubiera / hubiese adaptado
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) [nos] hubiéramos / hubiésemos adaptado
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) [os] hubierais / hubieseis adaptado
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) [se] hubieran / hubiesen adaptado

Future Perfect Subjunctive

  • (Yo) [me] hubiere adaptado
  • (Tú) [te] hubieres adaptado
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) [se] hubiere adaptado
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) [nos] hubiéremos adaptado
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) [os] hubiereis adaptado
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) [se] hubieren adaptado

Imperative Mood

Imperative Affirmative

  • (Tú) adapta / adáptate
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) adapte / adáptese
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) adaptemos / adaptémonos
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) adaptad / adaptaos
  • (Ustedes) adapten / adáptense

Imperative Negative

  • (Tú) no [te] adaptes
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) no [se] adapte
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) no [nos] adaptemos
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) no [os] adaptéis
  • (Ustedes) no [se] adapten
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Conditional Mood 


  • (Yo) [me] adaptaría
  • (Tú) [te] adaptarías
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) [se] adaptaría
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) [nos] adaptaríamos
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) [os] adaptaríais
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) [se] adaptarían

Conditional Compound

  • (Yo) [me] habría adaptado
  • (Tú) [te] habrías adaptado
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) [se] habría adaptado
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) [nos] habríamos adaptado
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) [os] habríais adaptado
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) [se] habrían adaptado

Non-Conjugated Moods 


  • Adaptar


  • Adaptando


  • Adaptado


In conclusion, mastering the conjugation of the verb "adaptar" is crucial for effective communication in Spanish. By familiarizing yourself with the verb chart provided for different tenses and moods, you will be able to express yourself accurately and fluently. Keep practicing and incorporating "adaptar" into your conversations to enhance your Spanish language skills.

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