25 Verbs That Start With C (Most Common)

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Do you want to know what some of the most common verbs that start with C are? Well, you are in the right place. Keep reading to find them all and see examples of how to use them.

Call

Meaning: To speak or yell in order to grab someone’s attention; to contact someone using a phone.

 

Example Sentence: I called you earlier. Didn’t you hear me?

Cancel

Meaning: To stop something, delete it, or make it invalid.

 

Example Sentence: We canceled our project because it was too expensive.

Captivate

Meaning: To gain someone’s attention.

 

Example Sentence: The movie we saw last night captivated me.

Capture

Meaning: To imprison or take hold of someone, mostly by force.

 

Example Sentence: He was captured during the war.

Care

Meaning: To have feelings for someone or something, mostly concern, love, and responsibility.

 

Example Sentence: Jake told me he cared about me. It felt nice to hear that.

Carry

Meaning: To transport something or someone.

 

Example Sentence: I carried her in my arms to her house while she was sleeping.

Catch

Meaning: To get a hold of something, or to capture it.

 

Example Sentence: If I throw my cellphone at you, will you catch it?

Cease

Meaning: To stop doing something.

 

Example Sentence: I order you to cease with what you’re doing and pay attention to me!

Change

Meaning: To become different in a way, or to replace one thing with another.

 

Example Sentence: Jake really changed, he grew up.

Chase

Meaning: To run after someone or something, to pursue.

 

Example Sentence: He was chasing after me yesterday, but I managed to lose him.

Chat

Meaning: To talk with someone casually.

 

Example Sentence: Me and Ethan chatted last night for 3 hours!

Cheat

Meaning: To act in a dishonest way in order to win something or gain an advantage.

 

Example Sentence: I cheated on my exam and got caught.

Cheer

Meaning: To scream joyfully in encouragement.

 

Example Sentence: James will be playing tonight, we’ll be cheering for him, wanna come?

Choose

Meaning: To pick someone or something out of multiple options.

 

Example Sentence: I chose you because I liked you the most!

Clean

Meaning: To make sure something isn’t dirty anymore.

 

Example Sentence: You have to clean your room before the guests come.

Climb

Meaning: To move upwards, mostly up a ladder, a mountain, or a slope.

 

Example Sentence: Tommy’s dad climbed Mount Everest.

Cling

Meaning: To hold on very tightly to someone or something.

 

Example Sentence: Lisa was so scared she was clinging to me the whole time.

Collect

Meaning: To gather something.

 

Example Sentence: I collected all of the volumes of my favorite manga.

Collide

Meaning: To crash into something or someone, usually with a vehicle.

 

Example Sentence: We collided at full speed, we’re lucky to be alive.

Come

Meaning: To move in the direction of a goal, usually someone or something.

 

Example Sentence: You can come to my place later to study.

 

Compare

Meaning: To find similarities and differences between two (or more) things or people.

 

Example Sentence: He compared me to his ex yesterday so we broke up.

Complain

Meaning: To be dissatisfied with something.

 

Example Sentence: We complained about the dish being too cold so they gave us free dessert.

Cook

Meaning: To prepare a meal.

 

Example Sentence: I cooked the most amazing dinner last night and John didn’t show up.

Create

Meaning: To make something.

 

Example Sentence: He created this new app and made tons of money.

 

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