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Adverb   /ˈædvərb/   Listen
Adverb

noun
1.
The word class that qualifies verbs or clauses.
2.
A word that modifies something other than a noun.



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"Adverb" Quotes from Famous Books



... Fellowship of the Holy Ghost, or obedience to the Will of God, or any other standard theological term, can alter the fact that the Secularist has stepped outside Secularism and is educating the child religiously, even if he insists on repudiating that pious adverb and ...
— A Treatise on Parents and Children • George Bernard Shaw

... pronouns or in the verb of existence of which the forms were too common and therefore too deeply imbedded in language entirely to drop out. The same verbs in the same meaning may sometimes take one case, sometimes another. The participle may also have the character of an adjective, the adverb either of an adjective or of a preposition. These exceptions are as regular as the rules, but the causes of them are ...
— Cratylus • Plato



Words linked to "Adverb" :   superlative degree, major form class, positive degree, superlative, comparative degree, modifier, positive, comparative, qualifier



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