Noun Verbs 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'.'


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 verbs pelers."
"There can be verbs leapings."
"perceptions can have verbses."
"verbses can have verbses."
"verbses can be in texts."
"activities can have verbses."
"actions can have verbses."
"verbses can be in ways."
"verbses can be without phrases."
"verbses can be without modalses."
"verbses can be with components."
"verbses can be with agents."
"verbses can be to talks."
"verbses can be to primitives."
"verbses can be to organises."
"verbses can be to nouns."
"verbses can be such as people/places/organizations."
"things can have verbses."
"responsibilities can have verbses."
"reportings can have verbses."
"verbses can give leads in movements."
"verbses can give continuities to designs."
"verbses can give continuities in movements."
"verbses can manage takes in/at/on ways."
"verbses can incorporate sizes into movements."
"verbses can give leads up to nouns."
"verbses can give leads through nouns."
"verbses can give leads from nouns."
"verbses can give continuities up to nouns."
"verbses can give continuities through nouns."
"verbses can give continuities from nouns."
"verbses can form negatives without auxiliaries."
"verbses can form interrogatives without auxiliaries."
"verbses can follow patterns take accents."
"verbses can embody senses to stillnesses."
"verbses can carry informations as combinations."
"verbses can give to designs."
"verbses can give in movements."
"verbses can refer to s."
"verbses can give up to nouns."



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

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