Verb (?), n. [F. verbe, L.
verbum a word, verb. See Word.] 1. A
word; a vocable. [Obs.] South.
2. (Gram.) A word which affirms or
predicates something of some person or thing; a part of speech expressing
being, action, or the suffering of action.
☞ A verb is a word whereby the chief action of the mind [the
assertion or the denial of a proposition] finds expression. Earle.
Active verb, Auxiliary verb,
Neuter verb, etc. See Active,
Auxiliary, Neuter, etc.