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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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In grammar, a word that shows action or state of being.

Usage examples (36)
  • After the verb to love, the verb to help is the most beautiful verb in the world.
  • The verb comes from the Latin word rubrica, which means 'red chalk or ochre'.
  • The line of dialogue belongs to the character; the verb is the writer sticking his nose in.
  • (A seemingly less common nouning of a verb is the use of “invite” to mean “invitation.”) for more
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