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linking verb

noun

grammar : a verb (such as appear, be, become, feel, grow, or seem ) that connects a subject with an adjective or noun that describes or identifies the subject

Full Definition of LINKING VERB

:  a word or expression (as a form of be, become, feel, or seem) that links a subject with its predicate

Examples of LINKING VERB

  1. Look in you look happy and are in my favorite fruits are apples and oranges are linking verbs.

First Known Use of LINKING VERB

1923

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May 23, 2015
debouch Hear it
to emerge or cause to emerge
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