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(Signifying to venture.)
Sing. I dare, thou darest, he dareth or dares.
Ply. We dare, ye dare; they dare.
Imperfeit Tenfe. Sing. I durft, thou durft, he durft. Plu. We durst, ye durst, they durst or did dare.
Perfect and pluperfect Tenses. Sing. I durst have, thou durft have, he durft have. Ply. We durft have, ye durft have, they durft have.
Sing. I will dare, thou wilt dare, he will dare. Plu. We will dare, ye will dare, they will dare.
you do it!
Dare · The Verb OUGHT is only used in the Indicative.
Present and Future T'enses. Sing. I ought, thou oughtest, he ought. Plu. We ought, ye ought, they ought.
Preter Tense. Sing. I ought to have, thou oughteft to have, ye ought to have. Plu. We ought to have,
ye pught to have, they ought to have
These two laft defective Verbs are used only as above, and always joined to another Verb expressed or understood in the infinitive Mode : as, “I durft have done it. I dare say, Some would even dare to die. I ought to love you. I ought to have gone thi. ther."
DARE (to provoke) is regular.
WOT (to know) and QUOTH (to say) are very defective.
Present Tense. I wot
He wotteth They wot
These two last Verbs are seldom used by late Writers.
GEN. xlv. 1, &c.
Sign of the Inft.