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adverb (s) (noun), adverbs (pl)
A term used to "modify" and describe, or to make the meaning of a verb, an adjective, or another adverb more specific: Most adverbs are formed by adding -ly to adjectives, however some adjectives that end in ic add ally, like "basic", "basically". Others, such as "well", "far", "low", "hard", "early", and "fast" have the same form as adjectives.

In summary: adverbs tell manner (how), time (when), place (where), degree (how much), and sometimes cause (why).

Adverbs of manner: politely, carefully, not, equally, tenderly.

Adverbs of time: now, then soon, later, early, often.

Adverbs of place: here, there, near, forward, far.

Adverbs of degree: very, so, much, too, extremely, rather.

Adverbs of cause: why, therefore, hence.

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(A suffix that forms adverbs, primarily from adjectives.)
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The (adverb) entry refers to "modifying" or "describing" a verb, an adjective, or another adverb.

Adverbs answer such questions as when (now), where (above), how much (very), to what extent (considerably) and in what manner (easily).

Examples of (adverb) entries and what they are indicating:

  • "The language of advertising has a strong (adverb) universal (adjective) influence (noun) on the public."
  • "Someone has said that the secret of successfully (adverb) dealing (verb) with a child is not to be its parent."
This entry is located in the following unit: adverb (s), adverbs (pl) (page 1)
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