sentence adverb

noun

Definition of sentence adverb

grammar
: 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

sentence play
  1. : opinion

  2. : judgment

  3. : the punishment so imposed

  1. : to impose a sentence on

  2. : to cause to suffer something

adverb play
  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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