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1. adverb

the word class that qualifies verbs or clauses

2. adverb

a word that modifies something other than a noun

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a word or group of words that serves to modify a whole sentence, a verb, another adverb, or an adjective; for example, probably, easily, very, and happily respectively in the sentence They could probably easily envy the very happily married couple
(as modifier)
an adverb marker
Abbreviation: adv

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any of a class of words used generally to modify a verb, an adjective, another adverb, a phrase, or a clause, by expressing time, place, manner, degree, cause, etc.: English adverbs often end in -ly (Ex.: fast, carefully, then)

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n. Abbr. adv.
1. The part of speech that modifies a verb, an adjective, another adverb, or an entire clause or sentence.
2. Any of the words belonging to this part of speech, such as so, very, and rapidly.

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