Meaning of VERBAL in English

I. adjective Etymology: Middle English ~e, from Late Latin ~is, from Latin verbum word Date: 15th century 1. of, relating to, or consisting of words , of, relating to, or involving words rather than meaning or substance , consisting of or using words only and not involving action , of, relating to, or formed from a verb , spoken rather than written , verbatim , word-for-word , of or relating to facility in the use and comprehension of words , ~ly adverb II. noun Date: 1530 a word that combines characteristics of a verb with those of a noun or adjective

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