What does verbal mean?

Definitions for verbal
ˈvɜr bəlver·bal

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word verbal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. verbal(adj)

    communicated in the form of words

    "verbal imagery"; "a verbal protest"

  2. verbal(adj)

    of or relating to or formed from words in general

    "verbal ability"

  3. verbal(adj)

    of or relating to or formed from a verb

    "verbal adjectives like `running' in `hot and cold running water'"

  4. verbal(adj)

    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"

  5. verbal(adj)

    expressed in spoken words

    "a verbal contract"

  6. verbal(adj)

    prolix

    "you put me to forget a lady's manners by being so verbal"- Shakespeare

Wiktionary

  1. verbal(Noun)

    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.

  2. verbal(Verb)

    To fabricate a confession

  3. verbal(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to words.

  4. verbal(Adjective)

    Concerned with the words, rather than the substance of a text.

  5. verbal(Adjective)

    Consisting of words only.

  6. verbal(Adjective)

    Expressly spoken or written, as opposed to implied.

  7. verbal(Adjective)

    Derived from, or having the nature of a verb.

  8. verbal(Adjective)

    Used to form a verb.

  9. verbal(Adjective)

    Capable of speech.

  10. Origin: From the verbalis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Verbal(adj)

    expressed in words, whether spoken or written, but commonly in spoken words; hence, spoken; oral; not written; as, a verbal contract; verbal testimony

  2. Verbal(adj)

    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

  3. Verbal(adj)

    having word answering to word; word for word; literal; as, a verbal translation

  4. Verbal(adj)

    abounding with words; verbose

  5. Verbal(adj)

    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

  6. Verbal(noun)

    a noun derived from a verb

  7. Origin: [F., fr. L. verbalis. See Verb.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'verbal' in Adjectives Frequency: #751

How to pronounce verbal?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say verbal in sign language?

  1. verbal

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of verbal in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of verbal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of verbal in a Sentence

  1. Samuel Goldwyn:

    A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.

  2. Laura Usher:

    A big chunk of the training is verbal de-escalation skills.

  3. Dejan Stojanovic:

    To keep the air fresh among words is the secret of verbal cleanliness.

  4. David Pratt:

    Jargon allows us to camouflage intellectual poverty with verbal extravagance.

  5. Marya Mannes, The Quotable Woman...on Love & Relationships:

    All great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction.

Images & Illustrations of verbal

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