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Definition of Verbal


  1. Expressed in words, whether spoken or written, but commonly in spoken words; hence, spoken; oral; not written; as, a verbal contract; verbal testimony.
  2. Consisting in, or having to do with, words only; dealing with words rather than with the ideas intended to be conveyed; as, a verbal critic; a verbal change.
  3. Having word answering to word; word for word; literal; as, a verbal translation.
  4. Abounding with words; verbose.
  5. Of or pertaining to a verb; as, a verbal group; derived directly from a verb; as, a verbal noun; used in forming verbs; as, a verbal prefix.
  6. A noun derived from a verb.
More "Verbal" Quotations

Verbal Translations

verbal in French is de vive voix
verbal in Italian is orale
verbal in Spanish is oral, verbal
verbal in Swedish is muntlig, ordagrann