Definition of linking verb
: a word or expression (such as a form of be, become, feel, or seem) that links a subject with its predicate
Examples of linking verb in a sentence
“Look” in “you look happy” and “are” in “my favorite fruits are apples and oranges” are linking verbs.
First Known Use of linking verb
LINKING VERB Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of linking verb for English Language Learners
grammar : a verb (such as appear, be, become, feel, grow, or seem ) that connects a subject with an adjective or noun that describes or identifies the subject
LINKING VERB Defined for Kids
Definition of linking verb for Students
: an intransitive verb that connects a subject with a word or words in the predicate <The words “look” in “you look tired” and “are” in “my favorite fruits are apples and oranges” are linking verbs.>
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