Definition of verbal:
- A noun derived from a verb.
- Abounding with words; verbose.
- Consisting in, or having to do with, words only; dealing with words rather than with the ideas intended to be conveyed; as, a verbal critic; a verbal change.
- Expressed in words, whether spoken or written, but commonly in spoken words; hence, spoken; oral; not written; as, a verbal contract; verbal testimony.
- Having word answering to word; word for word; literal; as, a verbal translation.
- Of or pertaining to a verb; as, a verbal group; derived directly from a verb; as, a verbal noun; used in forming verbs; as, a verbal prefix.
the future, word-for-word, viva voce, moan, literal, aspect, conjugation, murmur, spoken, nonverbal, diplomatic, rhetorical, protest, verbatim, titular, linguistic, auxiliary verb, complaint, nuncupative, words, wordy, unwritten, communicatory, auxiliary, interactive, the active, vocabular, lexical, prolix, illocutionary, grievance, rant, same, word-of-mouth, one-on-one, expressive, grumble, vocal, remonstrance, person-to-person, one-to-one, the conditional, copula, oral, do, paralinguistic, communicative, the first person, beef, gripe, nominal.
- "A Practical Enquiry into the Philosophy of Education", James Gall.
She had thought of sending only a verbal message, but reflecting that Ralph Peden had probably never seen Winsome's handwriting, she considered it safer, choosing between two dangers, to send a written line.- "The Lilac Sunbonnet", S.R. Crockett.
- "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.