Expressed in words, whether spoken or written, but commonly in spoken words; hence, spoken; oral; not written; as, a verbal contract; verbal testimony.
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.
Having word answering to word; word for word; literal; as, a verbal translation.
Abounding with words; verbose.
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.
A noun derived from a verb.
relating to written or spoken words
A word that has the nature of a verb as well as being used as a noun, an adjective, or an adverb. Infinitives, participles, and gerunds are verbals. See gerund, infinitive, nonfinite verb, and participle.
words derived from verbs but that function differently from a verb (see infinitives, participles, and gerunds).
Pertaining to or concerned with words, especially in speech.
a word that is similar in form to a verb but does not function as one: a participle, a gerund, or an infinitive.
communicated in the form of words; "verbal imagery"; "a verbal protest"
of or relating to or formed from words in general; "verbal ability"
of or relating to or formed from a verb; "verbal adjectives like `running' in `hot and cold running water'"
relating to or having facility in the use of words; "a good poet is a verbal artist"; "a merely verbal writer who sacrifices content to sound"; "verbal aptitude"
a noun or adjective formed from a verb
a verb form that is used as a noun or adjective
a verb form used as some other part of speech
a word used as a verb and another part of speech such as a noun , an adjective , or adverb
Communication using words. Its opposite, "non-verbal," refers to gestures and grunts. Verbal communication may be oral or written. (NOTE: Do not use "verbal" when you mean "oral" as in an ‘oral warning').
A verb form that functions in a sentence as a noun, an adjective, or an adverb rather than as a principal verb. Thinking can be fun. An embroidered handkerchief. (See also gerund, infinitive, and participle.)
A word that is derived from a verb and has the power of a verb, but acts like another part of speech. Like a verb, a verbal may take an object, a modifier, and sometimes a subject; but unlike a verb, a verbal functions like a noun, an adjective, or an adverb. Three types of verbals are gerunds, infinitives, and participles. Also, pertaining to words, either written or spoken. See Oral
When a toddler is able to whine in words.
Having good speaking skills. Clear and effective with words.