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Action Verb

Definition of the noun Action Verb

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  1. A word that expresses action and tells what the subject of a sentence does.

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Google previewMacmillan Dictionary for Children (2001)

by Robert B. Costello

action verb A verb that shows its subject performing an action. Take, write, cut, send, vote, run, and practice are some examples of action verbs. activate To cause ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar (2014)

by Bas Aarts, Sylvia Chalker, Edmund Weiner

action verb A *verb (also called an event verb) describing a *situation that occurs over a limited period of time which has a beginning and an end, e.g. arrive, make, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Group Processes and Intergroup Relations (2009)

by John M Levine, Michael A. Hogg

The second action verb category is interpretive action verbs (IAV). These also refer to actions with a clear beginning and end; however, these verbs subsume a large range of different actions. For instance, cheat is a verb that can refer to a ...

Google previewAdvances in Generative Lexicon Theory (2012)

by James Pustejovsky, Pierrette Bouillon, Hitoshi Isahara, Kyoko Kanzaki, Chungmin Lee

* Cgoal prepositionCinfinitive action verb V. This rule covers (that is, explains or logically entails) the pair tournevis-visser (screwdriver-screw) in the previously seen ...

Google previewTheological Dictionary of the Old Testament (2004)

by G. Johannes Botterweck, Helmer Ringgren

however, suggest that it is preferable not to classify the verb r'b as a stative verb in the strict sense of an adjectival verb, but rather as an "action verb" with "emotional" connotations, like yisna(')/sdne(').

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