Updated: 01/18/2023 by Computer Hope

An verb is a word that describes an action (e.g., work), state (e.g., exist), or occurrence (e.g., develop) that the subject is doing. For example, with the sentence "My computer is running slow." the word "slow" is the verb of what the computer is doing.

What are 20 verb examples?

Below are 20 different examples of words that are verbs. These are only some of the thousands of different verbs used in the English language.

  1. accept
  2. agree
  3. alert
  4. arrange
  5. awake
  1. complete
  2. dance
  3. end
  4. enter
  5. exit
  1. fight
  2. freeze
  3. hang
  4. jump
  5. like
  1. read
  2. use
  3. wash
  4. write
  5. zip

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