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Verbal meaning

verbal - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. prolix; " you put me to forget a lady's manners by being so verbal"- Shakespeare
  2. 2. Expressed in words, whether spoken or written, but commonly in spoken words; hence, spoken; oral; not written; as, a verbal contract; verbal testimony.
  3. 3. Consisting in, or having to do with, words only; dealing with words rather than with the ideas intended to be conveyed; as, a verbal critic; a verbal change.
  4. 4. Having word answering to word; word for word; literal; as, a verbal translation.
  5. 5. Abounding with words; verbose.
  6. 6. Of or pertaining to a verb; as, a verbal group; derived directly from a verb; as, a verbal noun; used in forming verbs; as, a verbal prefix.
  7. 7. A noun derived from a verb.
  8. 8. Spoken; literal; relating to words; derived from a verb.

verbal - examples of usage

  1. Sometimes they don't have a written agreement, only a verbal one, but on this occasion there was written agreement entered into. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. 3741. Are these Burra men under an obligation which forms part of their verbal tack? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. Perhaps she wanted his verbal recognition of the possibility that she, too, like others, might have left things in the past she would like to forget on their merits- cast- off garments on the road of life. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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