Dictionary > English Dictionary > Definition, synonym and antonym of adverb

Explanation of adverb by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. the word class that qualifies verbs or clauses

    2. a word that modifies something other than a noun

    Definition of adverb by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Adverb n. [L. adverbium; ad + verbum word, verb: cf. F. adverbe.] ( Gram. ) 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.”