Verb- a Part of Speech

A Verb is an action word.

verb is an important part of speech.

We can’t get the proper meaning of the sentences without verbs.

Verbs are words that tell something about persons, places, or things.

It describes-

  • An action
  • State of being
  • Occurrence

Verb- how it works

We shall take some sentences to see how the verb works in the sentence.

  • The boy wrote an essay.
  • She is very beautiful.

If we write the above sentences as-

  • The boy an essay.
  • She very beautiful.

These sentences don’t make complete sense but in the above sentences, we get a complete sense of the sentences because of the words ‘wrote’ and ‘is’

We can also call these words ‘action words’.


We use a verb to explain about-

  • How a person or thing is
  • What a person or thing does
  • What is done to a person or thing

How a person or thing is; as,

  • The route is long.
  • The dog is alive.
  • She felt sorry.
  • I am a student.
  • We are college faculties.

 What a person or thing does; as,

  • The baby cries loudly.
  • Children play in the ground.
  • Dog ran after the cat.
  • The cleaner cleans all the four rooms and the balcony daily.

What is done to person or thing; as,

  • Rani is mocked by her friends.
  • The table is broken.
  • A large tree of hundred years old was cut to broaden the road.
  • Four wheeler vehicle is parked in no parking area.

Use of more than one word

Always, there is the use of more than one word as a verb in a sentence; as,

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