verb

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verb

Plural
verbs

  1. (countable) A verb is a kind of word that usually tells about an action or a state and is the main part of a sentence. In English, verbs are the only kind of word that changes to show past or present tense. Here are some examples of verbs: verb examples
    In the sentence, "My father works on a farm," the verb is works.

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Grammar (edit)
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