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Definitions of adverb

  1. a word that modifies something other than a noun Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A word added to a verb, adjective, or other adverb to express some modification of the meaning or an accompanying circumstance. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. One of the parts of speech; a word which qualifies a verb, adjective, or other adverb. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. Any word used to modify verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. A word used to modify the sense of a verb, participle, adjective, or another adverb. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. In gram., a word used to modify the meaning of a verb, an adjective, an adverb, a clause, or a sentence. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. Adverbly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Adverbial. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for adverb

  1. Neither is plenty an adverb – Slips of Speech by John H. Bechtel
  2. An adjective, not an adverb – The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever Easley S. Jones
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