Meaning of VERBAL in English

■ 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 ~s ) Brit. informal abuse; insults.

3》 (also ~s ) Brit. informal a ~ statement containing a damaging admission alleged to have been made to the police, offered as evidence by the prosecution.

■ verb ( ~s , ~ling , ~led ) Brit. informal attribute a damaging statement to (a suspect), especially dishonestly.


~ly adverb

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