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This tag is for questions about verbs. Verbs are words that express an action, occurrence, or a state of being. Add this tag to single-word-requests if you are looking for a verb. Add the tag word-usage if you are asking about the usage of the verb.

Use this tag for questions that are about verbs. Verbs are a class of words that typically express actions, occurrences, or states of being, such such as be, have, make, jump, think, speak, happen, trust.

Whenever possible and appropriate, it is advisable to also tag the questions in this tag with more specific tags, such as , , , , ,

Use the question checklist to determine if your question fits the tag. You can also look at the example questions. If this tag doesn't fit your question, have a look at the related tags below; one of them might fit your question better.

Question checklist

  • Is the question about a verb?
  • Does the question contain the word?
  • If not, are you specifically looking for a verb?

Example questions

Related tags

  • Add for questions about the meaning of words or phrases in specific contexts.
  • Add for questions that concentrate on the origin of a word or phrase rather than nuances of the meaning.
  • Add if you don't know the word you need yet.