helping verb

noun

Definition of helping verb

: an auxiliary verb

First Known Use of helping verb

1711, in the meaning defined above

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“Helping verb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/helping%20verb. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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helping verb

noun

Kids Definition of helping verb

: a verb (as am, may, or will) that is used with another verb to express person, number, mood, or tense

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