adverb

  1. the word class that qualifies verbs or clauses
  2. a word that modifies something other than a noun

adverb

A word that describes how, where or when an action (verb) is performed
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Adverb

Adverbs give extra meaning to a verb, an adjective, another adverb or a whole sentence: I really enjoyed the party. (adverb + verb) She's really nice. (adverb + adjective) He works really slowly. (adverb + adverb) Really, he should do better. (adverb + sentence)Many adverbs are formed by adding -ly to an adjective, for example quickly, dangerously...
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Adverb

An adverb is a word that changes or simplifies the meaning of a verb, adjective, other adverb, clause, or sentence. Adverbs typically answer questions such as how?, in what way?, when?, where?, and to what extent?. This function is called the adverbial function, and is realised not just by single words (i.e., adverbs) but by adverbial phrases and ...
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Adverb

(Adverb (adverbial)) A class of words that add usually extra detail about the way an action occurred (i.e. the verb) but which can also modify another adverb or an adjective, e.g. 'The girl worked especially hard.' 'He was just too much!' Adverbs can give detail concerning time (soon), place (there) and manner (nearly).…
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adverb

(from the article `Romance languages`) Originally a compounding process, the most common method of forming adverbs from adjectives (suffixing of Latin mente `mind`) has become in most ... Adverbs are more mobile than adjectives. Nevertheless, some tentative principles seem to be at work. Adverbs of frequency tend to come immediatel...
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adverb

[n] - a word that modifies something other than a noun 2. [n] - the word class that qualifies verbs or clauses
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Adverb

• (n.) A word used to modify the sense of a verb, participle, adjective, or other adverb, and usually placed near it; as, he writes well; paper extremely white.
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adverb

noun a word that modifies something other than a noun
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Adverb

Ad'verb noun [ Latin adverbium ; ad + verbum word, verb: confer French adverbe .] (Gram.) A word used to modify the sense of a verb, participle, adjective, or other adverb, and usually placed near it; as, he writes well ; paper extremely white.
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adverb

A word class which encompasses those elements which qualify verbs/verb phrases (She smiled slyly) or nouns/noun phrases (A remarkably good linguist). The category is somewhat fuzzy and tends to be used as a bin for elements which cannot be assigned unequivocably to another word class. Some adverbs can qualify a clause or an entire sentence as in Su...
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adverb

a word that modifies something other than a noun
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adverb

a word that modifies something other than a noun
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adverb

adverb A word used to modify (describe) or limit (make specific), the meaning of a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Most adverbs are formed by adding -ly to adjectives; however, adjectives ending in ic add ally: basic, basically. Others, such as well, 'far, low, hard, early', and 'fast'; have the same form as adjectives. In summary: adverbs ...
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adverb

adverb: see part of speech; adjective.
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Adverb

An adverb is one of the parts of speech used to limit or qualify the signification of an adjective, verb, or other adverb; as, very cold, naturally brave, much more clearly, readily agreed. Adverbs may be classified as follows: 1) adverbs of time, as, now, then, never, etc; 2) of place, as, here, there, where, etc; 3) of degree, as, very, much, nea...
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adverb

Grammatical part of speech for words that modify or describe verbs (`she ran quickly`), adjectives (`a beautifully clear day`), and adverbs (`they did it really well`). Most adverbs are formed from adjectives or past participles by adding -ly
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