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 for Verb
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Verb \Verb\, n. [F. verbe, L. verbum a word, verb. See Word.]
     1. A word; a vocable. [Obs.] --South.
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     2. (Gram.) A word which affirms or predicates something of
        some person or thing; a part of speech expressing being,
        action, or the suffering of action.
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     Note: A verb is a word whereby the chief action of the mind
           [the assertion or the denial of a proposition] finds
           expression. --Earle.
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     Active verb, Auxiliary verb, Neuter verb, etc. See
        Active, Auxiliary, Neuter, etc.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence
      2: a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state
         of existence

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