verb

  1. a word that serves as the predicate of a sentence
  2. a content word that denotes an action or a state

Verb

A verb is a word that expresses an action, a happening, a process or a state. It can be thought of as a 'doing' or 'being' word. In the sentence Mark is tired and wants to go to bed, 'is', 'wants' and 'go' are verbs. Sometimes two or more words make up a verb phrase, such as are going, didn't want, has been waiting. Most verbs (except modal verbs,...
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Verb

A verb, from the Latin verbum meaning word, is a word (part of speech) that in syntax conveys an action (bring, read, walk, run, learn), an occurrence (happen, become), or a state of being (be, exist, stand). In the usual description of English, the basic form, with or without the particle to, is the infinitive. In many languages, verbs are inflec...
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verb

(from the article `Indo-European languages`) The Proto-Indo-European verb had three aspects: imperfective, perfective, and stative. Aspect refers to the nature of an action as described by the ... In one famous connectionist experiment conducted at the University of California at San Diego (published in 1986), David Rumelhart and James ...
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Verb

(Verb (verbal)) Combined with its subject, the verb becomes the central element of a sentence or clause. …
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verb

[n] - a content word that denotes an action or a state 2. [n] - a word that serves as the predicate of a sentence
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Verb

• (n.) A word; a vocable. • (n.) A word which affirms or predicates something of some person or thing; a part of speech expressing being, action, or the suffering of action.
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verb

noun a content word that denotes an action or a state
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Verb

Verb noun [ French verbe , Latin verbum a word, verb. See Word .] 1. A word; a vocable. [ Obsolete] 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...
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Verb

a term expressing an action or a state of being
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verb

A Verb (V) is a lexical category in the GRAMMAR made up of words such as like and listen. In UG theory it is the head of the lexical Verb Phrase (VP). Different types of verbs specify whether there is a need for
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verb

a word denoting an action, occurrence, or state of existence
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verb

a word denoting an action, occurrence, or state of existence
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verb

A word describing an action or state: what a person or thing does or experiences
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Verb

A word that 'does' the subject's action in a sentence or shows a state of being or equation. For ins
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verb

Grammatical part of speech for what someone or something does, experiences, or is. Verbs are of crucial importance to the construction of the sentence. The rules governing the correct use and spelling of verbs are complex, involving consideration of number, voice, mood, aspect, and tense. Verbs can be categorized as `main` and auxiliary. ...
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verb

One of the two major lexical categories — the other is that of nouns — which is used to express a state or an action. The set of inflectional forms of a verb is termed a conjugation (parallel to declension with nouns). Verbs are usually distinguished for person and number along with tense and mood and frequently for aspect as well.
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verb

verb A word or group of words that express time while showing an action, a condition, or the fact that something exists. Verbs have a major effect on syntax; that is, on the way words are put together and are related to one another in sentences. Because of this effect, verbs are generally divided into two main categories: action verbs and linking v...
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verb

verb, part of speechtypically used to indicate an action. English verbs are inflected for person, number, tense and partially for mood; compound verbs formed with auxiliaries (e.g., be, can, have, do, will) provide a distinction of voice. Some English verblike forms have properties of two parts of s...
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