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Meaning of ADVERB

Pronunciation:  'advurb

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the word class that qualifies verbs or clauses
  2. [n]  a word that modifies something other than a noun

ADVERB is a 6 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: adverbial, major form class, modifier, qualifier



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ad"verb\, n. [L. adverbium; ad + verbum word, verb: cf.
F. adverbe.] (Gram.)
A word used to modify the sense of a verb, participle,
adjective, or other adverb, and usually placed near it; as,
he writes well; paper extremely white.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: adjectival, adjective, adverbial, adversative conjunction, attributive, conjunction, conjunctive adverb, coordinating conjunction, copulative, copulative conjunction, correlative conjunction, disjunctive, disjunctive conjunction, exclamatory noun, form class, form word, function class, gerundive, interjection, part of speech, participle, particle, past participle, perfect participle, preposition, present participle, subordinating conjunction, verbal adjective