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Conjugation of "Comparar" In Spanish

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

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Forms of "Comparar" 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 "comparar" in different tenses and moods.  

Indicative Mood: Simple Tenses


  • Yo comparo
  • Tú comparas
  • Él/Ella/Usted compara
  • Nosotros/Nosotras comparamos
  • Vosotros/Vosotras comparáis
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes comparan

Imperfect Past

  • Yo comparaba
  • Tú comparabas
  • Él/Ella/Usted comparaba
  • Nosotros/Nosotras comparábamos
  • Vosotros/Vosotras comparabais
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes comparaban

Simple Past

  • Yo comparé
  • Tú comparaste
  • Él/Ella/Usted comparó
  • Nosotros/Nosotras comparamos
  • Vosotros/Vosotras comparasteis
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes compararon


  • Yo compararé
  • Tú compararás
  • Él/Ella/Usted comparará
  • Nosotros/Nosotras compararemos
  • Vosotros/Vosotras compararéis
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes compararán

Indicative Mood: Perfect Tenses

Present Perfect

  • Yo he comparado
  • Tú has comparado
  • Él/Ella/Usted ha comparado
  • Nosotros/Nosotras hemos comparado
  • Vosotros/Vosotras habéis comparado
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes han comparado

Past Perfect

  • Yo había comparado
  • Tú habías comparado
  • Él/Ella/Usted había comparado
  • Nosotros/Nosotras habíamos comparado
  • Vosotros/Vosotras habíais comparado
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes habían comparado

Future Perfect

  • Yo habré comparado
  • Tú habrás comparado
  • Él/Ella/Usted habrá comparado
  • Nosotros/Nosotras habremos comparado
  • Vosotros/Vosotras habréis comparado
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes habrán comparado

Indicative Mood: Progressive Tenses 

Present Progressive

  • Yo estoy comparando
  • Tú estás comparando
  • Él/Ella/Usted está comparando
  • Nosotros/Nosotras estamos comparando
  • Vosotros/Vosotras estáis comparando
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes están comparando

Past Progressive

  • Yo estaba comparando
  • Tú estabas comparando
  • Él/Ella/Usted estaba comparando
  • Nosotros/Nosotras estábamos comparando
  • Vosotros/Vosotras estabais comparando
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes estaban comparando

—The substantive, adjective, and verb forms related with “comparar” (comparison, compared, to compare) are analyzed in other blog posts.

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Subjunctive Mood: Simple Tenses

Present Subjunctive

  • Yo compare
  • Tú compares
  • Él/Ella/Usted compare
  • Nosotros/Nosotras comparemos
  • Vosotros/Vosotras comparéis
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes comparen

Imperfect Subjunctive

  • Yo comparara/comparase
  • Tú compararas/comparases
  • Él/Ella/Usted comparara/comparase
  • Nosotros/Nosotras comparáramos/comparásemos
  • Vosotros/Vosotras compararais/comparaseis
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes compararan/comparasen

Subjunctive Mood: Perfect Tenses

Present Perfect Subjunctive

  • Yo haya comparado
  • Tú hayas comparado
  • Él/Ella/Usted haya comparado
  • Nosotros/Nosotras hayamos comparado
  • Vosotros/Vosotras hayáis comparado
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes hayan comparado

Past Perfect Subjunctive

  • Yo hubiera/hubiese comparado
  • Tú hubieras/hubieses comparado
  • Él/Ella/Usted hubiera/hubiese comparado
  • Nosotros/Nosotras hubiéramos/hubiésemos comparado
  • Vosotros/Vosotras hubierais/hubieseis comparado
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes hubieran/hubiesen comparado

Imperative Mood

Imperative Affirmative

  • Tú compara
  • Él/Ella/Usted compare
  • Nosotros/Nosotras comparemos
  • Vosotros/Vosotras comparad
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes comparen

Imperative Negative

  • Tú no compares
  • Él/Ella/Usted no compare
  • Nosotros/Nosotras no comparemos
  • Vosotros/Vosotras no comparéis
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes no comparen
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Conditional Mood 


  • Yo compararía
  • Tú compararías
  • Él/Ella/Usted compararía
  • Nosotros/Nosotras compararíamos
  • Vosotros/Vosotras compararíais
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes compararían

Conditional Compound

  • Yo habría comparado
  • Tú habrías comparado
  • Él/Ella/Usted habría comparado
  • Nosotros/Nosotras habríamos comparado
  • Vosotros/Vosotras habríais comparado
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes habrían comparado

Unconjugated Forms


  • Comparar


  • Comparando


  • Comparado


In conclusion, mastering the conjugation of the verb "comparar" 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 "comparar" into your conversations to enhance your Spanish language skills.

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