Verbs definition

Here is a brief definition of what verbs are. Many more definitions can be found around the web.

Verbs are a part of speech made up of words that indicate action or a state of being. Action verbs tell what has happened, is happening, or will happen. For example: “Sam ate the sandwich.” “Ate” is a verb saying what Sam did. For the case of verbs indicating state, let’s take the example: “She likes ice cream.” And also consider: “I am happy.” In these two examples the verbs (“likes”, “am”) are used to indicate the state of being of someone.

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