Meaning of “verb” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /vɜːb/
Extra Examples
'Talk' is a regular verb but 'go' is not.Can you list all the uses of the verb 'go'?In English you form the present participle by adding -ing to the verb.Students sometimes confuse these two verbs.I've never forgotten my Latin verbs - they were hammered into me when I was at school.

A2 a word that is used to say that someone does something or that something happens. For example the words 'arrive', 'make', 'be', and 'feel' are verbs.

→ See also auxiliary verb , modal verb , phrasal verb

(Definition of “verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)