HyperDic: verbal

English > 6 senses of the word verbal:
ADJECTIVEallverbalcommunicated in the form of words / words
pertverbalof or relating to or formed from words in general
pertverbalof or relating to or formed from a verb
allverbalrelating to or having facility / facility in the use of words
allverbalexpressed in spoken words
allverbalprolix
verbal > pronunciation
Soundsver'bahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > verbal: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCommunicated in the form of words / words.
Examples
  • "verbal imagery"
  • "a verbal protest"
Broadercommunicative, communicatoryable or tending to communicate
Spanishverbal
Catalanverbal
Adverbsverballyby means of language
English > verbal: 6 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or formed from words in general.
Example"verbal ability"
Spanishverbal
Catalanverbal
Nounsworda unit of language that native speakers can identify
English > verbal: 6 senses > adjective 3, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or formed from a verb.
Example"verbal adjectives like 'running' in 'hot and cold running water'"
Spanishverbal
Nounsverba content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence
verbthe word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence
Adverbsverballyas a verb
English > verbal: 6 senses > adjective 4
Meaningrelating to or having facility / facility in the use of words.
Examples
  • "a good poet is a verbal artist"
  • "a merely verbal writer who sacrifices content to sound"
  • "verbal aptitude"
Oppositenumerical, mathematicalrelating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers
Spanishverbal
Catalanverbal
English > verbal: 6 senses > adjective 5
MeaningExpressed in spoken words.
Example"a verbal contract"
BroaderspokenUttered through the medium of speech or characterized by speech
Spanishverbal
Catalanverbal
English > verbal: 6 senses > adjective 6
Meaningprolix.
Example"you put me to forget a lady's manners by being so verbal"- Shakespeare
Broaderprolixtediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length
Usage ofarchaism, archaicismThe use of an archaic expression
Catalanverbal

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