Definition of Verb phrase

1. Noun. One of the two main constituents of a sentence; the predicate contains the verb and its complements.

Exact synonyms: Predicate
Generic synonyms: Phrase
Derivative terms: Predicate



Definition of Verb phrase

1. Noun. (linguistics) A construction in a clause consisting of a verb and its internal complements, objects, or modifiers. ¹

2. Noun. (grammar) A phrase that functions syntactically as a verb, consisting of a main verb and any auxiliaries. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Verb Phrase

veratrin
veratrina
veratrine
veratrines
veratrins
veratrol
veratrole
veratroles
veratrols
veratrum
veratrum alkaloids
veratrums
veratryl alcohol oxidase
verb
verb-object
verb phrase (current term)
verb phrases
verbage
verbal
verbal-noun
verbal agraphia
verbal apraxia
verbal authority
verbal behaviour
verbal communication
verbal constipation
verbal constipations
verbal creation

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