Verb (?), n. [F. verbe, L. verbum a word, verb. See Word.]
A word; a vocable.
A word which affirms or predicates something of some person or thing; a part of speech expressing being, action, or the suffering of action.
⇒ A verb is a word whereby the chief action of the mind [the assertion or the denial of a proposition] finds expression.
Active verb, Auxiliary verb, Neuter verb, etc. See Active, Auxiliary, Neuter, etc.
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