What does adverbial mean?

Definitions for adverbial
ædˈvɜr bi əlad·ver·bial

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adverbialadjective

    a word or group of words function as an adverb

  2. adverbialadjective

    of or relating to or functioning as an adverb

    "adverbial syntax"


  1. adverbialnoun

    an adverbial word or phrase

  2. adverbialadjective

    of or relating to an adverb

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Adverbialadjective

    That which has the quality or structure of an adverb.

    Etymology: adverbialis, Lat.


  1. adverbial

    An adverbial is a word, phrase, or clause that functions as an adverb to modify a verb, an adjective, or another adverb, providing additional information about the time, manner, place, condition, purpose, or degree of the action or state being described.

  2. adverbial

    Adverbial is a term used in grammar to refer to a word, phrase, or clause that modifies or provides additional information about a verb, an adjective, another adverb, or a whole sentence. It can describe how, when, where, why, or how often something happens. Common types of adverbial include adverbial phrases, adverbial clauses, and adverbial particles.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adverbialadjective

    of or pertaining to an adverb; of the nature of an adverb; as, an adverbial phrase or form

  2. Etymology: [L. adverbialis: cf. F. adverbial.]


  1. Adverbial

    In grammar an adverbial is a word or a group of words that modifies or tells us something about the sentence or the verb. The word adverbial is also used as an adjective, meaning 'having the same function as an adverb'. Look at the examples below:

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of adverbial in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of adverbial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    • A. imperviousness
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    • C. taper
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