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Conjugation of "Rescatar" In Spanish

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

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Forms of "Rescata" 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 "rescatar" in different tenses and moods.  

Indicative Mood: Simple Tenses


  • Yo rescato
  • Tú rescatas
  • Él/Ella/Usted rescata
  • Nosotros/Nosotras rescatamos
  • Vosotros/Vosotras rescatáis
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes rescatan

Imperfect Past

  • Yo rescataba
  • Tú rescatabas
  • Él/Ella/Usted rescataba
  • Nosotros/Nosotras rescatábamos
  • Vosotros/Vosotras rescatabais
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes rescataban

Simple Past

  • Yo rescaté
  • Tú rescataste
  • Él/Ella/Usted rescató
  • Nosotros/Nosotras rescatamos
  • Vosotros/Vosotras rescatasteis
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes rescataron


  • Yo rescataré
  • Tú rescatarás
  • Él/Ella/Usted rescatará
  • Nosotros/Nosotras rescataremos
  • Vosotros/Vosotras rescataréis
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes rescatarán

Indicative Mood: Perfect Tenses

Present Perfect

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

Past Perfect

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

Future Perfect

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

Indicative Mood: Progressive Tenses 

Present Progressive

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

Past Progressive

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

—The substantive, adjective, and verb forms related with “rescatar” (rescue, rescued, to rescue) are analyzed in other blog posts.

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Subjunctive Mood: Simple Tenses

Present Subjunctive

  • Yo rescate
  • Tú rescates
  • Él/Ella/Usted rescate
  • Nosotros/Nosotras rescatemos
  • Vosotros/Vosotras rescatéis
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes rescaten

Imperfect Subjunctive

  • Yo rescatara
  • Tú rescataras
  • Él/Ella/Usted rescatara
  • Nosotros/Nosotras rescatáramos
  • Vosotros/Vosotras rescatarais
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes rescataran

Subjunctive Mood: Perfect Tenses

Present Perfect Subjunctive

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

Past Perfect Subjunctive

  • Yo hubiera rescatado
  • Tú hubieras rescatado
  • Él/Ella/Usted hubiera rescatado
  • Nosotros/Nosotras hubiéramos rescatado
  • Vosotros/Vosotras hubierais rescatado
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes hubieran rescatado

Imperative Mood

Imperative Affirmative

  • Tú rescata
  • Él/Ella/Usted rescate
  • Nosotros/Nosotras rescatemos
  • Vosotros/Vosotras rescatad
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes rescaten

Imperative Negative

  • Tú no rescates
  • Él/Ella/Usted no rescate
  • Nosotros/Nosotras no rescatemos
  • Vosotros/Vosotras no rescatéis
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes no rescaten
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Conditional Mood 


  • Yo rescataría
  • Tú rescatarías
  • Él/Ella/Usted rescataría
  • Nosotros/Nosotras rescataríamos
  • Vosotros/Vosotras rescataríais
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes rescatarían

Conditional Compound

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

Non-Conjugated Moods 


  • Rescatar


  • Rescatando


  • Rescatado


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

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