Conjugation of the verb love

The conjugation of a verb shows the various forms it assumes either by inflection or by combining with parts of other verbs. The verb is conjugated to indicate voice, mood, tense, number and person.

The table given below shows the conjugation of the verb love.

Simple present tense

Active / Passive

I love / I am loved
He loves / He is loved
You love / You are loved
They love / They are loved

Present continuous

Active / Passive

I am loving. / I am being loved.
He is loving. / He is being loved.
You are loving. / You are being loved.
They are loving. / They are being loved.

Present perfect tense

Active / Passive

I have loved. / I have been loved.
You have loved. / You have been loved.
She has loved. / She has been loved.
They have loved. / They have been loved.

Present perfect continuous tense


I have been loving.
You have been loving.
She has been loving.
They have been loving.

The present perfect continuous tense does not have passive forms.

Simple past

Active / Passive

I loved. / I was loved.
You loved. / You were loved.
She loved. / She was loved.
They loved. / They were loved.

Past continuous tense

Active / Passive

I was loving / I was being loved.
You were loving / You were being loved.
He was loving. / He was being loved.
They were loving. / They were being loved.