Definitions for verbvɜrb
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a member of a class of words that function as the main elements of predicates, typically express action, state, or a relation between two things, and are often formally distinguished, as by being inflected for tense, aspect, voice, mood, or agreement with the subject or object.
Ref: Abbr.: v. 6
Origin of verb:
1350–1400; ME verbe < L verbumword
the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence
a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a word that expresses an action or state
a verb such a "run" or "feel"
A word that indicates an action, event, or state.
The word u201Cspeaku201D is an English verb.
To use any word that is not a verb (especially a noun) as if it were a verb.
To perform any action that is normally expressed by a verb.
Origin: From verbe, from verbum, from wer-.
a word; a vocable
a word which affirms or predicates something of some person or thing; a part of speech expressing being, action, or the suffering of action
Translations for verb
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the word or phrase that gives the action, or asserts something, in a sentence, clause etc
- verboPortuguese (BR)
- das VerbGerman
- verbum; udsagnsordDanish
- ρήμα (γραμμ.)Greek
- kata kerja, verbaIndonesian
- sögn, sagnorðIcelandic
- darbības vārdsLatvian
- kata kerjaMalay
- 動詞Chinese (Trad.)
- động từVietnamese
- 动词Chinese (Simp.)
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