part of speech

Definition of PART OF SPEECH

:  a traditional class of words distinguished according to the kind of idea denoted and the function performed in a sentence

First Known Use of PART OF SPEECH


Rhymes with PART OF SPEECH

PART OF SPEECH Defined for Kids

part of speech

plural parts of speech

Definition of PART OF SPEECH for Kids

:  a class of words (as adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, interjections, nouns, prepositions, pronouns, or verbs) identified according to the kinds of ideas they express and the work they do in a sentence


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