Sharing is caring!

the top 155 ER Spanish verbs
The top 155 ER Spanish verbs that you need to know are all written in the infinitive form with an ending that ends with -er. The ending of the verb will depend on how it is conjugated.
Some of the words on this list are stem-changing Spanish verbs. You can read more about them and how to conjugate Spanish verbs by reading my blog post on How to Conjugate Spanish Verbs.


The Top 155 ER Spanish Verbs that You Need to Know

The most common -ER Spanish verbs that are listed on this page have been listed in alphabetical order. These words are Spanish verbs that are frequently used in the Spanish language. If you are interested in learning the Spanish verbs, review this list to see the most frequently used -ER verbs that are used in Spanish.

Spanish Verbs Ending in ER

A

  • acontecer – to happen, to occur, or came about
  • agradecer – to be thankful for
  • amanecer – to dawn, get light, to wake up
  • aparecer – to appear, to show up, to come out
  • aprender – to learn, to learn by heart
  • atender – to attend, to serve, attend to, to take care of, look after, to meet, to follow
  • atraer – to attract, to draw, to lure
  • atreverse – to dare

B

  • barrer – to sweep, to sweep up, to clean out, to sweep away, to wipe the floor with
  • beber – to drink

C

  • caber – to fit
  • caer – to fall
  • coger – to catch, to grasp, to take hold of
  • comer – to eat
  • componer – to compose, to make up, to put together
  • comprender – to understand, to comprehend
  • conocer – to know
  • contener – to contain, to hold
  • convencer – to convince
  • correr – to run
  • coser – to sew, to sew up; to stitch, to stitch up
  • crecer – to grow, to increase, to get bigger, to rise
  • creer – to believe, to think, to suppose

D

  • deber – to owe; must, should, ought to
  • defender – to defend, uphold, to stand up for, support
  • depender – to depend
  • desagradecer – to be unthankful for, to be unappreciative of
  • desparecer – to disappear
  • descender – to descend, to lower
  • deshacer – to undo, unmake, ruin, spoil, or take apart
  • detener – to stop; to hold up, delay; to arrest, to attain
  • ┬ádetenerse – to stop, to pause, or to linger
  • devolver – to return, to give back
  • doler – to hurt, to pain, to ache

E

  • ejercer – to exercise, wield [power, influence, etc.]; to practice [a profession], to manage
  • encender – to burn, to light, to turn on
  • enflaquecerse – to get thin, to lose weight, to grow weak
  • enriquecer – to enrich, to make rich
  • enriquecerse – to get rich
  • entender – to understand
  • entretener – to entertain, to amuse
  • envejecer – to age, to make old, to grow old, to get old
  • envejecerse – to get old, to age
  • escoger – to select, to choose, to pick
  • esconder – to hide, to conceal
  • esconderse – to hide oneself, to be hidden
  • establecer – to establish
  • exponer – to expose
  • extender – to extend


F

  • florecer – to flourish, to flower, to bloom
  • fortalecer – to fortify, to strengthen

H

  • hacer – to make

L

  • leer – to read
  • llover – to rain

M

  • mantener – to maintain, to get
  • merecer – to deserve, merit
  • meter – to place [in], to place, to insert
  • mover – to move
  • moverse – to move [oneself]

N

  • nacer – to be born


O

  • obedecer – to obey, to respond, to be due
  • obscurecer – to darken, to cloud, obscure
  • obtener – to obtain, to get
  • ofender – to offend
  • ofrecer – to offer
  • oler – to smell
  • olerse – to feel, to sense
  • oponer – to pit, to set up, to play off
  • oponerse – to put on [clothing], to put or place [oneself]; to turn, to get, or to become

P

  • padecer – to suffer
  • palidecer – to turn pale, to fade
  • parecer – to seem, to appear
  • pender – to hang
  • perder – to lose
  • perecer – to perish, to die
  • permanecer – to stay, to remain
  • pertenecer – to belong, to pertain
  • placer – to please
  • poder – to be able to, can
  • poner – to put, to place, or to set
  • ponerse – to put on [clothing], to put or place [oneself], to turn, to get, or to become
  • poseer – to own, to possess, to have
  • preceder – to precede
  • preestablecer – to pre-establish
  • prender – to catch, to arrest, to attach, to pin, to light, to turn on
  • presuponer – to presuppose
  • pretender – to want to, to try to
  • prevalecer – to prevail
  • prever – to foresee, to anticipate, to envisage, to visualize
  • proceder – to proceed, to act, to be appropriate
  • prometer – to promise
  • proponer – to propose
  • proteger – to protect

Q

  • querer – to want, to love

R

  • raer – to scrape (off)
  • reaparecer – to reappear, to make a comeback, to recur
  • recoger – to take again, take back; to pick up, collect; to harvest, to gather, to pick
  • recomponer – to repair, mend
  • reconocer – to recognize, to face
  • reconocerse – to recognize each other, to admit
  • recorrer – to cover, to tour, to travel over, to walk around
  • reemprender – to start again
  • rehacer – to do again, redo
  • rejuvenecer – to rejuvenate
  • rejuvenecerse – to be rejuvenated
  • relamer – to lick
  • relamerse – to lick one’s lips repeatedly
  • releer – to reread, to read again
  • remeter – to tuck in
  • remover – to move, to turn over, to dig up; to stir; to toss
  • repeler – to repel, repulse; disgust
  • reponer – to replace, to put on again
  • reponerse – to recover
  • reprender – to reprimand, to scold
  • resplandecer – to shine, to glow
  • responder – to answer, to reply back
  • restablecer – to reestablish, to restore
  • retener – to restrain, to hold back
  • retraer – to reproach
  • retroceder – to go back, to move back
  • retrotraer – to predate
  • revender – to resell
  • revolver – to stir, to mix, to toss, to turn upside down
  • revolverse – to fidget, to turn around, spin round
  • romper – to break, to split, to tear, to wear out

S

  • saber – to know, to be able to, to know how to, to find out
  • satisfacer – to satisfy
  • ser – to be
  • sobrecojer – to startle, to take by surprise
  • sobreentender – to understand, to deduce
  • sobreponer – to put on top, superimpose
  • soler – to be accustomed to, be accustomed to
  • someter – to subdue, to put down
  • someterse – to surrender, to undergo
  • sorber – to sip, to absorb, to soak up
  • sorprender – to surprise, to take by surprise, to startle, or to amaze
  • sostener – to support, to hold up
  • suceder – to happen, to succeed, to follow
  • suponer – to suppose
  • suspender – to hang, to hang up, to suspend, to postpone, to put off


T

  • ta├▒er – to play
  • temer – to fear, to be afraid of
  • tender – to spread, to cast, to lay
  • tener – to have
  • torcer – to twist, to bend, to warp, to wring, to sprain
  • toser – to cough
  • traer – to bring, to get, to fetch, to carry
  • transponer – to move, to crossover, to transplant
  • trascender – to smell, to reach, to spread, to become known

V

  • valer – to be worth
  • vencer – to conquer, to defeat, to beat, to overcome, to win; to expire, to cease to apply
  • vender – to sell
  • ver – to see
  • volver – to return, to go back

Y

  • yacer – to lie


Interested in learning more Spanish? Enroll in the FREE online Spanish course.

ER Infinitive Verbs in Spanish

the top 155 ER Spanish verbs

Related Posts: