- verbal ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or in the form of words. 2) spoken rather than written; oral. 3) Grammar relating to or derived from a verb.► NOUN 1) Grammar a word or words functioning as a verb. 2) (also verbals) Brit. informal abuse; insults.DERIVATIVES verbally adverb.
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verbally — UK US /ˈvɜːbəli/ adverb ► using spoken rather than written communication: accept/agree/communicate sth verbally » He has verbally agreed a three year deal worth about €2m a year. »The workers complained that managers were verbally abusive … Financial and business terms
Verbally — Ver bal*ly, adv. 1. In a verbal manner; orally. [1913 Webster] 2. Word for word; verbatim. Dryden. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
verbally — adv. Verbally is used with these adjectives: ↑abusive, ↑aggressive Verbally is used with these verbs: ↑abuse, ↑assault, ↑communicate … Collocations dictionary
verbally — ver|bal|ly [ vɜrbli ] adverb 1. ) using spoken communication rather than written: She has been verbally warned. a ) using words, not physical force: He claimed he had been verbally abused (=people had said rude or offensive things to him) on a… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
verbally — UK [ˈvɜː(r)bəlɪ] / US [ˈvɜrb(ə)lɪ] adverb 1) a) using spoken communication rather than written communication She has been verbally warned. b) using words, not physical force He claimed he had been verbally abused (= people had said rude or… … English dictionary
verbally — adverb 1. as a verb he had a habit of using nouns verbally • Derived from adjective: ↑verbal 2. by means of language verbally expressive • Derived from adjective: ↑verbal … Useful english dictionary
verbally — adverb In a verbal manner; with words; by speaking. Dumbstruck with joy, she was unable to express herself verbally, but the gratitude in her face was evident to all … Wiktionary
verbally — adverb see verbal I … New Collegiate Dictionary
verbally — See verbal. * * * … Universalium
verbally — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. orally, by word of mouth, person to person, word for word; see literally , spoken … English dictionary for students