Definition of VERBAL

of or relating to words or language <the child didn't yet have the verbal skills needed to tell the doctor about the pain he was experiencing>
Synonyms lexical, linguistic (also linguistical), rhetorical (also rhetoric), vocabular, wordy
made or carried on through speaking rather than in writing <a verbal agreement carries less force than a written contract>
Near Antonyms explicit, formal
Antonyms paper, written

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