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1. verb

noun. ['ˈvɝːb'] the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence.

Synonyms

  • major form class
  • phrasal verb
  • intransitive verb
  • transitive verb form
  • participial
  • auxiliary verb
  • intransitive
  • participle
  • transitive verb
  • transitive
  • infinitive
  • intransitive verb form

Antonyms

  • assortative mating
  • detribalisation
  • detribalization
  • disunion

Etymology

  • verbe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • verbum (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Linking Verb

  • disturb
  • superb
  • reverb
  • perturb
  • blurb
  • serb
  • scherb
  • kerb
  • herb
  • curb
  • erbe

Example sentences of the word linking-verb


1. Noun Phrase
If you left out the linking verb it wouldn't make sense.

2. Noun Phrase
The car loud or "Frog green" make very little sense without the linking verb.

3. Noun Phrase
Helping verbs can also serve as linking verbs if there's no other verb in that verb clause.

4. Noun Phrase
Helping verbs come before action or linking verbs and provide more meaning to the primary verb in the sentence.

2. verb

noun. ['ˈvɝːb'] a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence.

Synonyms

  • open-class word
  • frequentative
  • reflexive verb
  • copula
  • content word
  • linking verb

Antonyms

  • disjunctive

Etymology

  • verbe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • verbum (Latin)
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