- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||a word that describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or whole sentence. When a word is an adverb, it describes how or when or where we do things. Words like "tomorrow," "here," "there," "slowly," and "usually" are adverbs. Adverbs also go in front of other adverbs or adjectives to describe those words.
In the sentence "That extremely hungry cat ate very quickly," the words "extremely," "very," and "quickly" are adverbs.
The word adverb
contains the following parts:
that means to, toward
More about this word part:
Originally a Latin preposition and prefix, ad-
occurs in English in Latin loanwords. It has multiple forms, as the final 'd' sound in ad-
assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See its assimilated forms: ac-
, and at-
that means word