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...
- this is the verb to be. While the term co**** is generally used to refer to such prin****l verbs, it may also be used for a wider group of verbs with similar...
- 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...
- 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...
- Verbs constitute one of the main parts of speech (word classes) in the English language. Like other types of words in the language, English verbs are...
- ****anese verbs, like the verbs of many other languages, can be phonetically modified to change their purpose, nuance or meaning – a process known as conjugation...
- 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...
- distinguish particle verbs and prepositional verbs as two types of phrasal verbs. Since a prepositional phrase can complement a particle verb, some explanations...