- (countable) An adverb is a kind of word that generally modifies verbs and other words (but not nouns); adverbs usually answer questions such as how?, why? and to what extent?.
- In the phrase "Jane ran quickly", quickly is an adverb because it tells you how Jane ran.
|parts of speech||noun - verb - adjective - adverb - determinative/determiner - pronoun - conjunction - preposition - interjection|
|grammatical functions||head - subject - predicate - object - complement - modifier - adjunct - determiner/specifier|
|clauses||independent clause - dependent clause - subordinate clause - relative clause|