Verbose may refer to any of the following:
1. In computing, verbose refers to a mode or setting that displays or gets extended information. Below is an example of the MS-DOS dir command and a listing of a file in non-verbose mode and then in verbose.
dir tweakui.exe TWEAKUI EXE 113,040 01-01-97 10:31p Tweakui.exe
dir tweakui.exe /v TWEAKUI EXE 113,040 114,688 01-01-97 10:31p 01-01-97 A
2. Verbose is an FTP command that enables and disables verbose mode.