The inflection -ed can indicate the past tense of a verb or the past participle of regular verbs (see also -ed participle).
- Past tense: "I twisted the thread".
- "The door of the car was twisted in the crash", the past participle forming the passive voice.
- "I have twisted my ankle", the past participle forming the perfect tense.
- As a participial adjective, twisted describes a condition, as in |"He had a twisted neck.