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sentence adverb

noun

Definition of sentence adverb

grammar

  1. :  an adverb that limits or describes the meaning of an entire statement rather than just a single word or phrase <“Similarly” and “hopefully” often function as sentence adverbs.>



Word by Word Definitions

sentenceplay
  1. :  opinion

    :  a conclusion given on request or reached after deliberation

    :  judgment

  1. :  to impose a sentence on

    :  to cause to suffer something

adverbplay
  1. :  a word belonging to one of the major form classes in any of numerous languages, typically serving as a modifier of a verb, an adjective, another adverb, a preposition, a phrase, a clause, or a sentence, expressing some relation of manner or quality, place, time, degree, number, cause, opposition, affirmation, or denial, and in English also serving to connect and to express comment on clause content — compare adjunct, conjunct, disjunct

  1. :  adverbial


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