verbal Definition
verbal adjective
1. using words as opposed to pictures: using words or language, especially as opposed to pictorial representation
a verbal picture of the scene outside

2. using words as opposed to action: relating to or consisting of words, as opposed to physical action or confrontation
verbal protest

3. oral as opposed to written: relating to or consisting of spoken words, as opposed to written words
They made a verbal agreement.

4. relating to words alone: relating to words alone, as opposed to their meaning
a purely verbal distinction

5. involving skill with words: involving skill in the use and understanding of words and language
verbal dexterity

6. grammar relating to verbs: relating to or derived from a verb or verbs in general
7. grammar forming verbs: used to form verbs


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