Definitions for verbal
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word verbal.
communicated in the form of words
"verbal imagery"; "a verbal protest"
of or relating to or formed from words in general
of or relating to or formed from a verb
"verbal adjectives like `running' in `hot and cold running water'"
relating to or having facility in the use of words
"a good poet is a verbal artist"; "a merely verbal writer who sacrifices content to sound"; "verbal aptitude"
expressed in spoken words
"a verbal contract"
"you put me to forget a lady's manners by being so verbal"- Shakespeare
A verb form which does not function as a predicate, or a word derived from a verb. In English, infinitives, participles and gerunds are verbals.
To fabricate a confession
Of, or relating to words.
Concerned with the words, rather than the substance of a text.
Consisting of words only.
Expressly spoken or written, as opposed to implied.
Derived from, or having the nature of a verb.
Used to form a verb.
Capable of speech.
Etymology: From the verbalis.
Verbal refers to anything related to spoken or written words. It is typically used to describe something that involves the use of language, such as communication, expressions, agreement, or description. The term can also be used in reference to the use of words rather than physical action. Verbal is derived from the Latin word "verbum," meaning word.
expressed in words, whether spoken or written, but commonly in spoken words; hence, spoken; oral; not written; as, a verbal contract; verbal testimony
consisting in, or having to do with, words only; dealing with words rather than with the ideas intended to be conveyed; as, a verbal critic; a verbal change
having word answering to word; word for word; literal; as, a verbal translation
abounding with words; verbose
of or pertaining to a verb; as, a verbal group; derived directly from a verb; as, a verbal noun; used in forming verbs; as, a verbal prefix
a noun derived from a verb
Etymology: [F., fr. L. verbalis. See Verb.]
To communicate, express or speak using words.
The verbal communication is accurate with all people on the team.
Submitted by MaryC on November 27, 2020
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Verbal is ranked #97210 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Verbal surname appeared 187 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Verbal.
59.8% or 112 total occurrences were Black.
36.3% or 68 total occurrences were White.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'verbal' in Adjectives Frequency: #751
The numerical value of verbal in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of verbal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
It is clear that all verbal structures with meaning are verbal imitations of that elusive psychological and physiological process known as thought, a process stumbling through emotional entanglements, sudden irrational convictions, involuntary gleams of insight, rationalized prejudices, and blocks of panic and inertia, finally to reach a completely incommunicable intuition.
The test measures divergent thinking and verbal creativity, which are important but limited aspects of overall creativity. Our task won't predict your creative culinary skills, but it will predict performance on various types of problem-solving, which suggests it is doing more than simply measuring vocabulary, still, we'll need future research to assess how our task relates to other verbal abilities or intelligence more broadly.
The board was extremely frustrated with the organization regarding the Bay Buchanan event since the written and verbal description of the event was very different from what was advertised as the event, so the board unanimously voted to deny funding.
By the time the child can draw more that scribble, by the age of four or five years, an already well-formed body of conceptual knowledge formulated in language dominates his memory and controls his graphic work. Drawings are graphic accounts of essentially verbal processes. As an essentially verbal education gains control, the child abandons his graphic efforts and relies almost entirely on words. Language has first spoilt drawing and then swallowed it up completely.
As a practitioner, I can't smell them, I can't see their eyes as clearly, what their gait is like, you miss non-verbal sometimes, i rely on thosenon-verbal cues provide important information that helps assess the individuals condition each session.
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- verbalCatalan, Valencian
- verbal, wörtlich, mündlichGerman
- ρηματικός, λεκτικός, προφορικόςGreek
- verbal, oralFrench
- verbale, deverbaleItalian
- устен, зборовен, изречен, усмен, глаголскиMacedonian
- werkwoordelijk, mondeling, verbaal, letterlijkDutch
- odczasownikowy, werbalny, ustny, słowny, czasownikowyPolish
- oral, verbalRomanian
- устный, словесный, глагольный, речевой, отглагольный, вербальныйRussian
- vödik, värbikVolapük
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