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Verbs are used to indicate the actions, processes, conditions, or states of beings of people or things.
Verbs play an integral role to the structure of a sentence. They constitute the root of the predicate, which, along with the subject (the “doer” of the verb’s action), forms a full clause or sentence—we cannot have a sentence without a verb.
When we discuss verbs’ role in the predicate, we usually divide them into two fundamental categories: finite and non-finite verbs.
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verb

 (vûrb)
n.
1. Abbr. V or vb.
a. The part of speech that expresses existence, action, or occurrence in most languages.
b. Any of the words belonging to this part of speech, as be, run, or conceive.
2. A phrase or other construction used as a verb.

[Middle English verbe, from Old French, from Latin verbum, word, verb (translation of Greek rhēma, word, verb); see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

verb

(vɜːb)
n
1. (Grammar) (in traditional grammar) any of a large class of words in a language that serve to indicate the occurrence or performance of an action, the existence of a state or condition, etc. In English, such words as run, make, do, and the like are verbs
2. (Linguistics) (in modern descriptive linguistic analysis)
a. a word or group of words that functions as the predicate of a sentence or introduces the predicate
b. (as modifier): a verb phrase.
Abbreviation: vb or v
[C14: from Latin verbum a word]
ˈverbless adj

verb

(vɜrb)

n.
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. Abbr.: v.
[1350–1400; Middle English verbe < Latin verbum word]

verb

A word used to express existence or an action, or to assert something.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.verb - the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence
major form class - any of the major parts of speech of traditional grammar
auxiliary verb - a verb that combines with another verb in a verb phrase to help form tense, mood, voice, or condition of the verb it combines with
infinitive - the uninflected form of the verb
verb - a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence
participial, participle - a non-finite form of the verb; in English it is used adjectivally and to form compound tenses
phrasal verb - an English verb followed by one or more particles where the combination behaves as a syntactic and semantic unit; "`turn out' is a phrasal verb in the question `how many turned out to vote?'"
transitive, transitive verb, transitive verb form - a verb (or verb construction) that requires an object in order to be grammatical
intransitive, intransitive verb, intransitive verb form - a verb (or verb construction) that does not take an object
conjugation - the inflection of verbs
2.verb - a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence
content word, open-class word - a word to which an independent meaning can be assigned
verb - the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence
reflexive verb - a verb whose agent performs an action that is directed at the agent; "the sentence `he washed' has a reflexive verb"; "`perjure' is a reflexive verb because you cannot perjure anyone but yourself"
copula, copulative, linking verb - an equating verb (such as `be' or `become') that links the subject with the complement of a sentence
frequentative - a verb form that serves to express frequent repetition of an action
Translations
werkwoord
глагол
verb
sloveso
udsagnsordverbum
verbo
tegusõnaverb
verbiteonsana
क्रिया
glagol
ige
verbo
kata kerja
sagnorðsögnsögn, sagnorî
動詞
동사
verbum
veiksmažodisžodis į žodįdaugiakalbisdaugiažodžiaujantis
darbības vārds
ക്രിയ
werkwoordvèrbwèrkwaord
verb
sloveso
glagol
verb
คำกริยา
дієслово
động từ
动词動詞

verb

[vɜːb] Nverbo m

verb

[ˈvɜːrb] nverbe m

verb

nVerb nt, → Zeitwort nt, → Verbum nt

verb

[vɜːb] nverbo

verb

(vəːb) noun
the word or phrase that gives the action, or asserts something, in a sentence, clause etc. I saw him; He ran away from me; I have a feeling; What is this?
ˈverbal adjective
1. of, or concerning, verbs. verbal endings such as `-fy', `-ize'.
2. consisting of, or concerning, spoken words. a verbal warning/agreement.
ˈverbally adverb
in or by speech, not writing. I replied to the invitation verbally.
verbatim (-ˈbeitim) adjective, adverb
word for word. a verbatim report of the argument; The child repeated my words verbatim.
verbose (-ˈbous) adjective
using too many words; expressed in too many words. a verbose speaker; a verbose description/style.

verb

فِعْل sloveso verbum Verb ρήμα verbo verbi verbe glagol verbo 動詞 동사 werkwoord verb czasownik verbo глагол verb คำกริยา fiil động từ 动词

verb

n. Gr. verbo.
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