a.1.Expressed in words, whether spoken or written, but commonly in spoken words; hence, spoken; oral; not written; as, a verbal contract; verbal testimony.
Made she no verbal question?
- Shak.
2.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.
And loses, though but verbal, his reward.
- Milton.
3.Having word answering to word; word for word; literal; as, a verbal translation.
4.Abounding with words; verbose.
5.(Gram.) 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.
Verbal inspiration
See under Inspiration.
Verbal noun
(Gram.) a noun derived directly from a verb or verb stem; a verbal. The term is specifically applied to infinitives, and nouns ending in -ing, esp. to the latter. See Gerund, and -ing, 2. See also, Infinitive mood, under Infinitive.
n.1.(Gram.) A noun derived from a verb.
Adj.1.verbal - communicated in the form of words; "verbal imagery"; "a verbal protest"
2.verbal - of or relating to or formed from words in general; "verbal ability"
3.verbal - of or relating to or formed from a verb; "verbal adjectives like `running' in `hot and cold running water'"
4.verbal - relating to or having facility in the use of words; "a good poet is a verbal artist"; "a merely verbal writer who sacrifices content to sound"; "verbal aptitude"
mathematical, numerical - relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers; "tests for rating numerical aptitude"; "a mathematical whiz"
5.verbal - expressed in spoken words; "a verbal contract"
6.verbal - prolix; "you put me to forget a lady's manners by being so verbal"- Shakespeare

VERBAL. Parol; by word of mouth; as verbal agreement; verbal evidence. Not in writing.

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Verba aequivoca ac in dubio sensu posita
Verba aliquid operari debent
Verba currentis monetae
Verba dicta de persona
Verba fortius accipientur contra proferentum
Verba ganeralia restringuntur ad habilitatem rei vel personae
Verba generalia generaliter sunt intelligenda
Verba intentioni
Verba ita sunt intelligenda
Verba nihil operandi melius est quam absurde
Verba posteriora propter certitudinem addita
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verbal creation
verbal description
Verbal inspiration
verbal intelligence
Verbal note
verbal noun
Verbal process
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