Spanish Verb Casarse Conjugation

Casarse Conjugation, Usage and Examples

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La pareja se casó en un lindo jardín (The couple got married in a beautiful garden). Neustockimages / Getty Images

The Spanish verb casarse means to get married. It is a regular -ar verb like ayudar or caminarThis verb can be used as a reflexive or reciprocal verbcasarse, ​or as a non-reflexive verb, casar. Since it is most commonly used as casarse, this article will show the conjugations for the verb using the reflexive pronouns (me, te, se, nos, os, se). Below you can find tables with conjugations for casarse in the present, past and future indicative, the present and past subjunctive, the imperative, and other verb forms.

Using the Verb Casarse

The verb casarse can be used whenever you would say "to marry" or "to get married." For example, Ana se casó en la iglesia (Ana got married at the church) or El hombre se casó muy joven (The man got married very young). It can also be used as a reciprocal verb to indicate that two people marry each other. For example, you can say Ellos se casaron en octubre (They got married in October) or Mi esposo y yo nos casamos hace 10 años (My husband and I got married 10 years ago).

You can also use the verb casar without the reflexive pronoun when talking about marrying someone, or officiating a wedding. In this case the verb casar functions as a transitive verb with a direct object. For example, you can say El padre casó a la pareja (The priest married the couple) or El abogado los va a casar en su oficina (The lawyer is going to marry them in his office). 

Casarse Present Indicative

Yome casoI get marriedYo me caso con mi novio.
te casasYou get marriedTú te casas en la iglesia.
Usted/él/ellase casaYou/he/she gets marriedElla se casa con su pareja.
Nosotrosnos casamos We get marriedNosotros nos casamos hoy. 
Vosotrosos casáisYou get marriedVosotros os casáis en la corte.
Ustedes/ellos/ellas se casanYou/they get marriedEllos se casan por segunda vez.

Casarse Preterite Indicative

Yome caséI got marriedYo me casé con mi novio.
te casasteYou got marriedTú te casaste en la iglesia.
Usted/él/ellase casóYou/he/she got marriedElla se casó con su pareja.
Nosotrosnos casamosWe got marriedNosotros nos casamos hoy. 
Vosotrosos casasteisYou got marriedVosotros os casasteis en la corte. 
Ustedes/ellos/ellas se casaronYou/they got marriedEllos se casaron por segunda vez.

Casarse Imperfect Indicative

The imperfect tense is used to talk about repeated or ongoing actions in the past. It can be translated as "used to get married" or "was getting married." Since the act of getting married is not something people do frequently or repeatedly, the imperfect translation would most likely be "was getting married."  

Yome casabaI was getting marriedYo me casaba con mi novio.
te casabasYou were getting marriedTú te casabas en la iglesia.
Usted/él/ellase casabaYou/he/she was getting marriedElla se casaba con su pareja.
Nosotrosnos casábamosWe were getting marriedNosotros nos casábamos hoy.
Vosotrosos casabaisYou were getting marriedVosotros os casabais en la corte.
Ustedes/ellos/ellas se casabanYou/they were getting marriedEllos se casaban por segunda vez.

Casarse Future Indicative

Yome casaréI will get marriedYo me casaré con mi novio.
te casarásYou will get marriedTú te casarás en la iglesia. 
Usted/él/ellase casaráYou/he/she will get marriedElla se casará con su pareja.
Nosotrosnos casaremosWe will get marriedNosotros nos casaremos hoy.
Vosotrosos casaréisYou will get marriedVosotros os casaréis en la corte.
Ustedes/ellos/ellas se casaránYou/they will get marriedEllos se casarán por segunda vez.

Casarse Periphrastic Future Indicative

To form the periphrastic future, you need the auxiliary verb ir (to go) in the present indicative, plus the preposition a, followed by the infinitive of the verb. When you conjugate a reflexive verb in a periphrastic construction, you must place the reflexive pronoun before the conjugated auxiliary verb.

Yome voy a casarI am going to get marriedYo me voy a casar con mi novio.
te vas a casarYou are going to get marriedTú te vas a casar en la iglesia.
Usted/él/ellase va a casarYou/he/she is going to get marriedElla se va a casar con su pareja.
Nosotrosnos vamos a casarWe are going to get marriedNosotros nos vamos a casar hoy.
Vosotrosos vais a casarYou are going to get marriedVosotros os vais a casar en la corte.
Ustedes/ellos/ellas se van a casarYou/they are going to get marriedEllos se van a casar por segunda vez.

Casarse Conditional Indicative

The conditional tense can be translated as "would + verb" in English, and it is used for talking about possibilities or probabilities. An example of the conditional is Si estuviera enamorada, me casaría (If I were in love, I would get married).

Yome casaríaI would get marriedYo me casaría con mi novio.
te casaríasYou would get marriedTú te casarías en la iglesia.
Usted/él/ellase casaríaYou/he/she would get marriedElla se casaría con su pareja.
Nosotrosnos casaríamosWe would get marriedNosotros nos casaríamos hoy.
Vosotrosos casaríaisYou would get marriedVosotros os casaríais en la corte.
Ustedes/ellos/ellas se casaríanYou/they would get marriedEllos se casarían por segunda vez.

Casarse Present Progressive/Gerund form

The present participe or gerund is used to form progressive verb forms such as the present progressive. For -ar verbs, the present participle is formed with the ending -ando. Remember that in reflexive verb constructions, you should put the reflexive pronoun before the conjugated auxiliary verb (estar).

Present Progressive of Casarse se está casando She is getting marriedElla se está casando con su pareja.

Casarse Past Participle

One of the uses of the past participle is to form compound tenses, such as the present perfect. For regular -ar verbs, it is formed with the ending -ado. The auxiliary verb for the present perfect is the verb haber. Remember to place the reflexive pronoun before the conjugated auxiliary verb (haber).

Past Participle of Casarse se ha casadoShe has gotten married Ella se ha casado con su pareja.

Casarse Present Subjunctive

When you want to describe situations involving doubts, desires, emotions, probabilities and other subjective situations, you can use the subjunctive mood. In order to use the subjunctive there should be a main clause and a secondary clause with a different subject in each clause.

Que yome caseThat I get marriedCarlos desea que yo me case con mi novio.
Que túte casesThat you get marriedMayra desea que tú te cases en la iglesia.
Que usted/él/ellase caseThat you/he/she get marriedRodrigo desea que ella se case con su pareja.
Que nosotrosnos casemos That we get marriedFlavia desea que nosotros nos casemos hoy.
Que vosotrosos caséisThat you get marriedDavid desea que vosotros os caséis en la corte.
Que ustedes/ellos/ellas se casenThat you/they get marriedLaura desea que ellos se casen por segunda vez.

Casarse Imperfect Subjunctive

There are two different options for conjugating the imperfect subjunctive. Both options are correct.

Option 1

Que yome casaraThat I got marriedCarlos deseaba que yo me casara con mi novio.
Que túte casarasThat you got marriedMayra deseaba que tú te casaras en la iglesia.
Que usted/él/ellase casaraThat you/he/she got marriedRodrigo deseaba que ella se casara con su pareja.
Que nosotrosnos casáramos That we got marriedFlavia deseaba que nosotros nos casáramos hoy.
Que vosotrosos casaraisThat you got marriedDavid deseaba que vosotros os casarais en la corte.
Que ustedes/ellos/ellas se casaranThat you/they got marriedLaura deseaba que ellos se casaran por segunda vez.

Option 2

Que yome casaseThat I got marriedCarlos deseaba que yo me casase con mi novio.
Que túte casasesThat you got marriedMayra deseaba que tú te casases en la iglesia.
Que usted/él/ellase casaseThat you/he/she got marriedRodrigo deseaba que ella se casase con su pareja.
Que nosotrosnos casásemos That we got marriedFlavia deseaba que nosotros nos casásemos hoy.
Que vosotrosos casaseisThat you got marriedDavid deseaba que vosotros os casaseis en la corte.
Que ustedes/ellos/ellas se casasenThat you/they got marriedLaura deseaba que ellos se casasen por segunda vez.

Casarse Imperative 

The imperative mood is used to give direct orders or commands. There are positive and negative commands, which have slightly different forms in the  and vosotros conjugations. Also, the placement of the reflexive pronoun is different in the positive and negative commands. In the negative commands, the reflexive pronoun is placed between the adverb no and the verb, as in No te cases con él (Don't marry him), while in the positive commands, the reflexive pronoun is attached at the end of the verb, as in Cásate conmigo (Marry me). 

Positive Commands

cásateGet married!¡Cásate en la iglesia!
UstedcáseseGet married!¡Cásese con su pareja! 
Nosotros casémonos Let's get married! ¡Casémonos hoy!
VosotroscasadosGet married!¡Casados en la corte!
UstedescásenseGet married!¡Cásense por segunda vez!

Negative Commands

no te casesDon't get married!¡No te cases en la iglesia!
Ustedno se caseDon't get married!¡No se case con su pareja! 
Nosotros no nos casemos Let's not get married! ¡No nos casemos hoy!
Vosotrosno os caséisDon't get married!¡No os caséis en la corte!
Ustedesno se casenDon't get married!¡No se casen por segunda vez!