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verbal

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of verbal

  1. 1 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 of verbal lexical, linguistic (also linguistical), rhetorical (also rhetoric), vocabular, wordy Words Related to verbal communicative, conversational Antonyms of verbal nonlexical, nonlinguistic, nonverbal

  2. 2 made or carried on through speaking rather than in writing a verbal agreement carries less force than a written contract Synonyms of verbal nuncupative, oral, spoken, unwritten, viva voce, word-of-mouth Words Related to verbal consensual, implicit, informal; articulated, verbalized; given, pronounced, said, sounded, stated, told, voiced Near Antonyms of verbal explicit, formal Antonyms of verbal paper, written



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