Definition of Verbs. Meaning of Verbs. Synonyms of Verbs

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Definition of Verbs

Verb
Verb Verb, n. [F. verbe, L. verbum a word, verb. See Word.] 1. A word; a vocable. [Obs.] --South. 2. (Gram.) A word which affirms or predicates something of some person or thing; a part of speech expressing being, action, or the suffering of action. Note: A verb is a word whereby the chief action of the mind [the assertion or the denial of a proposition] finds expression. --Earle. Active verb, Auxiliary verb, Neuter verb, etc. See Active, Auxiliary, Neuter, etc.

Meaning of Verbs from wikipedia

- double transitive verbs. Some verbs have special grammatical uses and hence complements, such as co****r verbs (i.e., be); the verb "do" used for do-support...
- auxiliary verbs. Below are some sentences that contain representative auxiliary verbs from English, Spanish, German and French, with the auxiliary verb marked...
- unlike modal verbs in other closely related languages; see below. In English, main verbs but not modal verbs always require the auxiliary verb do to form...
- number of particles) and multi-word verb. Phrasal verbs are differentiated from other classifications of multi-word verbs and free combinations by criteria...
- transferred from an agent to a patient. Transitive verbs can be classified by the number of objects they require. Verbs that accept only two arguments, a subject...
- The English modal verbs are a subset of the English auxiliary verbs used mostly to express modality (properties such as possibility, obligation, etc.)...
- verbs, or it requires the specification of more than one prin****l part (as with the German strong verbs), views may differ as to whether the verbs in...
- these verbs as "action" verbs, as in They look at the wall, in which look denotes an action and cannot be replaced by the basic co**** are.) Some verbs have...
- incredibly annoying to me." Some verbs, called ambitransitive verbs, allow for objects but do not always require one. Such a verb may be used as intransitive...
- objects of a verb are indicated by the verb form. Verbs are then said to agree with their subjects (resp. objects). Many English verbs exhibit subject...