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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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Rhymes with Verb

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

How do you pronounce verb?

Pronounce verb as vərb.

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Sentences with verb


1. Noun, singular or mass
Ask her why not, and see if she can figure out that a verb is missing.

2. Adjective
Writers use verb phrases to convey the meaning of an action and the time in which the action occurs.

Quotes about verb


1. I believe in love the verb, not the noun.
- Greg Behrendt, He's Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys

2. Hope is a verb with its shirtsleeves rolled up.
- David Orr

3. Her majesty is one verb short of a sentence.
- Jasper Fforde, Lost in a Good Book

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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