• (grammar) A word that indicates an action, event, or state.

    "The word “speak” is an English verb."

  • (obsolete) Any word; a vocable.


  • (used as a neutral, unspecific verb, often in linguistics and the social sciences) To perform any action that is normally expressed by a verb.
  • (transitive, nonstandard, colloquial) To use any word that is not a verb (especially a noun) as if it were a verb.

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