linking verb


grammar : a verb (such as appear, be, become, feel, grow, or seem ) that connects a subject with an adjective or noun that describes or identifies the subject

Full Definition of LINKING VERB

:  a word or expression (as a form of be, become, feel, or seem) that links a subject with its predicate

First Known Use of LINKING VERB

LINKING VERB Defined for Kids

linking verb


Definition of LINKING VERB for Kids

:  an intransitive verb that connects a subject with a word or words in the predicate <The words “look” in “you look tired” and “are” in “my favorite fruits are apples and oranges” are linking verbs.>


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