A word used to describe an action, state, or occurrence, and forming the main part of the predicate of a sentence, such as hear, become, happen
The verb in a main clause
A verb which expresses action, especially as opposed to a linking verb, modal verb, etc.
A verb which regularly takes the dative case.
A multi-word verb consisting of a verb and one or more further elements which together function as a single syntactical unit; a phrasal or prepositional verb.
An auxiliary verb that expresses necessity or possibility. English modal verbs include must, shall, will, should, would, can, could, may, and might
A verb with another word or words indicating tense, mood, or person
An idiomatic phrase consisting of a verb and another element, typically either an adverb, as in break down, or a preposition, for example see to, or a combination of both, such as look down on
A verb following the normal pattern of inflection
A verb in which a quiescent letter occurs as a radical letter.
A verb used in forming the tenses, moods, and voices of other verbs. The primary auxiliary verbs in English are be, do, and have; the modal auxiliaries are can, could, may, might, must, shall, should, will, and would
A verb that does not follow the normal pattern of inflection
A verb belonging to a class of verbs conveying the action of speaking and used with both direct and reported speech. Reporting verbs may also be used with a direct object and with an infinitive construction