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manner adverb

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  • adverb — 1. general. The term adverb covers a wide variety of words, and is the least satisfactory of the conventional word categories applied to English. The principal adverb uses answer the question ‘how?’ or ‘in what manner?’, many of these being… …   Modern English usage

  • adverb — [ad′vʉrb΄] n. [ME adverbe < L adverbium < ad , to + verbum, a word] any of a class of words used generally to modify a verb, an adjective, another adverb, a phrase, or a clause, by expressing time, place, manner, degree, cause, etc.:… …   English World dictionary

  • Adverb — ExamplesSidebar|28% * The waves came in quickly over the rocks. * I found the film amazingly dull. * The meeting went well, and the directors were extremely happy with the outcome. * Crabs are known for walking sideways. * I often have eggs for… …   Wikipedia

  • adverb — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ interrogative, sentence ADVERB + VERB ▪ modify sth, qualify sth ▪ Adverbs qualify verbs. PHRASES …   Collocations dictionary

  • adverb — /ˈædvɜb / (say adverb) noun 1. one of the major parts of speech, comprising words used to modify or limit a verb, a verbal noun (also, in Latin, English, and some other languages, an adjective or another adverb), or an adverbial phrase or clause …   Australian English dictionary

  • adverb — I. noun Etymology: Middle English adverbe, from Middle French, from Latin adverbium, from ad + verbum word more at word Date: 14th century a word belonging to one of the major form classes in any of numerous languages, typically serving as a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adverb — n. a word or phrase that modifies or qualifies another word (esp. an adjective, verb, or other adverb) or a word group, expressing a relation of place, time, circumstance, manner, cause, degree, etc. (e.g. gently, quite, then, there). Derivatives …   Useful english dictionary

  • adverb — adverbless, adj. /ad verrb/, n. Gram. any member of a class of words that in many languages are distinguished in form, as partly in English by the ending ly, or by functioning as modifiers of verbs or clauses, and in some languages, as Latin and… …   Universalium

  • adverb — ad•verb [[t]ˈæd vɜrb[/t]] n. gram. a member of a class of words functioning as modifiers of verbs, adjectives, other adverbs, or clauses, as quickly, well, here, now, and very, typically expressing some relation of place, time, manner, degree,… …   From formal English to slang

  • in a beastly manner — adverb in an inhumane manner she treated her husband bestially • Syn: ↑bestially, ↑brutishly • Derived from adjective: ↑brutish (for: ↑brutishly), ↑bestial …   Useful english dictionary

  • in some manner — adverb in some unspecified way or manner; or by some unspecified means they managed somehow he expected somehow to discover a woman who would love him he tried to make is someway acceptable • Syn: ↑somehow, ↑someway, ↑someways, ↑in some way …   Useful english dictionary


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