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Encender Commands

Illuminate your Spanish with encender Commands in the Imperative mood. This is perfect for discussing turning on devices and lights. Learn how encender lights up conversations about energy and technology. Spark your interest with Spanish conjugation. Ignite your learning at our encender conjugation page.

Verb Meaning(s): to turn on, to light

Verb Chart: Encender Commands




let’s turn on


(Juana, Juan)

enciende; no enciendas

turn on; don’t turn on


(informal Spain)

encended; no encendáis

(you all) turn on; (you all) don’t turn on


(Sra./Dr. García)


(you) turn on



(you all) turn on

*Only Tú, and Vosotros change in the negative form. The other conjugations are the same in the negative.

Encender Commands Practice

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Positive Commands

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Encender Commands Sentence Examples

1. Tú: Enciende la luz cuando estudies para no dañar tu vista.
Turn on the light when you study to not damage your sight.
2. Tú: No enciendas velas en tu habitación sin supervisión.
Do not light candles in your room without supervision.
3. Ud.: Encienda el aire acondicionado si hace demasiado calor.
Turn on the air conditioning if it’s too hot.
4. Ud.: No encienda aparatos electrónicos cerca del agua.
Do not turn on electronic devices near water.
5. Nosotros: Encendamos una fogata para contar historias.
Let’s light a bonfire to tell stories.
6. Nosotros: No encendamos luces innecesarias; ahorremos energía.
Let’s not turn on unnecessary lights; let’s save energy.
7. Vosotros: Encended las lámparas cuando comience a anochecer.
Turn on the lamps when it starts to get dark.
8. Vosotros: No encendáis fuegos artificiales sin las medidas de seguridad adecuadas.
Do not light fireworks without proper safety measures.
9. Uds.: Enciendan sus cámaras durante las reuniones virtuales para una mejor comunicación.
Turn on your cameras during virtual meetings for better communication.
10. Uds.: No enciendan el horno si no van a estar cerca para supervisarlo.
Do not turn on the oven if you are not going to be nearby to supervise it.