1. A word; a vocable. [Obs.]
2. Gram. A word which affirms or predicates something of some person or thing; a part of speech expressing being, action, or the suffering of action.
Note: ☞ A verb is a word whereby the chief action of the mind [the assertion or the denial of a proposition] finds expression.
Active verb, Auxiliary verb, Neuter verb, etc. See Active, Auxiliary, Neuter, etc.
n 1: a word that serves as the predicate of a sentence
2: a content word that denotes an action or a state