meaning of adverb

adverb meaning in General Dictionary

A word used to modify the sense of a verb participle adjective or other adverb and usually put near it while he writes well report excessively white

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  • a word that modifies something aside from a noun
  • the word course that qualifies verbs or clauses
  • A word accustomed modify the sense of a verb, participle, adjective, or any other adverb, and usually put near it; as, he writes well; paper exceedingly white.

adverb meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., from belated Latin adverbium "adverb," virtually "that which is put into a verb," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + verbum "verb, term" (see verb). Created by Flavius Sosipater Charisius as a translation of Greek epirrhema "adverb," from epi- "upon, on" + rhema "verb."


adverb - German to English

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adverb meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A word accustomed change the sense of a verb, participle, adjective, or any other adverb, and usually placed near it; because, he writes well; report incredibly white.


Sentence Examples with the word adverb

In the order of the sentence the substantive precedes the adjective and the verb stands last; the object and the adverb precede the verb, and the genitive precedes the noun on which it depends - this contrasts with the order in the isolating Chinese, where the order is subject, verb, object.

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