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 Dictionary entry overview: What does auxiliary verb mean? 

  The noun AUXILIARY VERB has 1 sense:

1. a word used in a verb phrase as an adjunct to another verb

  Familiarity information: AUXILIARY VERB used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1auxiliary verb [BACK TO TOP]


A word used in a verb phrase as an adjunct to another verb

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("auxiliary verb" is a kind of...):

verb (a word that serves as the predicate of a sentence)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "auxiliary verb"):

modal; modal auxiliary; modal auxiliary verb (an auxiliary verb (such as 'can' or 'will') that is used to express modality)

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