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English Dictionary: verb by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
verb
n
  1. the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence
  2. a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Verb \Verb\, n. [F. verbe, L. verbum a word, verb. See {Word}.]
      1. A word; a vocable. [Obs.] --South.
  
      2. (Gram.) A word which affirms or predicates something of
            some person or thing; a part of speech expressing being,
            action, or the suffering of action.
  
      Note: A verb is a word whereby the chief action of the mind
               [the assertion or the denial of a proposition] finds
               expression. --Earle.
  
      {Active verb}, {Auxiliary verb}, {Neuter verb}, etc. See
            {Active}, {Auxiliary}, {Neuter}, etc.
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