Noun Verb Definition and Examples







A word used to describe an action, state, or occurrence, and forming the main part of the predicate of a sentence, such as hear, become, happen.
  1. 'We typically identify powers with a certain standard locution, employing the infinitives of verbs along with verb phrases.'
  2. 'The first and second words could be either plural nouns or singular-inflected verbs.'


Use (a word that is not conventionally used as a verb, typically a noun) as a verb.
  1. 'I hate the verbing of that particular noun'
  2. 'Shakespeare verbed nouns, while the discourse particle "like" was common in some dialects of English as far back as the 1800s.'
  3. 'We trace this verbing of 'medal' back to the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, and it has been in our dictionaries since 1997.'
  4. 'There are not very many monosyllabic English nouns that have successfully resisted being verbed, but faith is one of them.'
  5. 'Another interesting example of verbing nouns, this time exclusively in Australian English, is the word 'preference'.'
((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.|--|)


1. any member of a class of words that function as the main elements of predicates, that typically express action, state, or a relation between two things, and that may be inflected for tense, aspect, voice, mood, and to show agreement with their subject or object.


"There can be verb phrases."
"There can be verb metaphors."
"There can be verb legares."
"There can be verb constructions."
"There can be verb tenses."
"There can be verb systems."
"There can be verb biases."
"There can be verb sees."
"There can be verb meanings."
"There can be verb inflections."
"There can be verb endings."
"There can be verb yuus."
"There can be verb wishes."
"There can be verb watches."
"There can be verb wants."
"There can be verb uses."
"There can be verb stems."
"There can be verb slots."
"There can be verb sequences."
"There can be verb sections."
"verbs can forge links in sentences."
"verbs can have suffixes in/at/on ses."
"verbs can forge links between pronouns."
"verbs can forge links between nouns."
"verbs can mean into areas."
"verbs can forge in sentences."
"verbs can state as facts."
"verbs can occur in forms."
"verbs can occur in centres."
"verbs can have in/at/on ses."
"verbs can forge between pronouns."
"verbs can forge between nouns."
"verbs can differ in values."
"verbs can be-constrain to domains."
"verbs can be about sentences."
"verbs can agree with nouns."
"verbs can agree in subjects."
"verbs can act towards essentias."
"verbs can act in cases."
"verbs can act as pointers."

Late Middle English: from Old French verbe or Latin verbum ‘word, verb’.

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