adverb phrase

s LINGÜÍSTICA sintagma adverbial

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  • adverb phrase — noun Alternate name for an adverbial phrase …   Wiktionary

  • Phrase structure rules — are a way to describe a given language s syntax. They are used to break a natural language sentence down into its constituent parts (also known as syntactic categories) namely phrasal categories and lexical categories (aka parts of speech).… …   Wikipedia

  • adverb — ► NOUN Grammar ▪ a word or phrase that modifies the meaning of an adjective, verb, or other adverb, or of a sentence (e.g gently, very, fortunately). ORIGIN Latin adverbium, from ad to + verbum word, verb …   English terms dictionary

  • 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

  • phrase — /frayz/, n., v., phrased, phrasing. n. 1. Gram. a. a sequence of two or more words arranged in a grammatical construction and acting as a unit in a sentence. b. (in English) a sequence of two or more words that does not contain a finite verb and… …   Universalium

  • phrase — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ colloquial, idiomatic ▪ key ▪ ‘Start slowly’ is the key phrase for the first time marathon runner. ▪ common, familiar …   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 — 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 — 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 — noun Grammar a word or phrase that modifies the meaning of an adjective, verb, or other adverb, or of a sentence (e.g. gently, very, fortunately). Origin ME: from L. adverbium, from ad to (expressing addition) + verbum word, verb …   English new terms dictionary

  • phrase — noun 1》 a small group of words standing together as a conceptual unit.     ↘an idiomatic or short pithy expression. 2》 Music a group of notes forming a distinct unit within a longer passage. verb 1》 put into a particular form of words. 2》 [often… …   English new terms dictionary

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