Verb (definition)

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A verb is a part of speech that typically functions as a predicate in a clause. It often describes an event or state. Verbs can show contrast in tense, aspect, voice, mood, person, and number.

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  • Carnie, A. (2013) Syntax: A Generative Introduction. 3rd Edition. Wiley Blackwell.