action verb

noun

Definition of action verb

grammar
: a verb that expresses action "Drive" in "We often drive past their house" and "think" in "Let's think about the problem" are both action verbs.

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“Action verb.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/action%20verb. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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