What is the difference between verbs and adverbs?

A verb is a word that denotes an action. Verbs are also known as doing words . Examples of verbs are:

run, walk, eat, sing, dance etc.


An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective or another adverb. Examples of adverbs are:

lightly, quickly.

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a verb is thepart of speech that describes an action or occurrence or indicates a state of being.whereasan adverbis a word that changes or simplifies the meaning of averb,adjective, other adverb,clauses,orsentences,

for eg.

1. She was walking slowly (In this sentence 'walking' is the verb and 'slowly'is the adverb .)

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