Grade 5 | English | Adverb, Verbs and Adverbs, Olympiad, CBSE, ICSE, SOF, ITO
A word or phrase that modifies the meaning of an adjective, verb or other adverbs, expressing manner, place, time, or degree (Eg. gently, here, now, very).
A word adding information about an adjective, verb, or other adverbs.
In Simple Words:
An adverb is a word that describes or adds more information about an adjective, verb or other adverb and often used to show the degree, frequency, place, time, or manner. Example: almost, very, kindly, slowly, here, often, now, politically or fortunately, however, therefore, hence, suitably, consequently, insufficiently, additionally, etc.
An Adverb is used as under:
Luckily, no one was hurt.
Viraat is probably the best player.
For Example: Do it properly and not Do it proper. We change an adjective to an adverb by adding –ly. In the above sentence, proper is an adjective and properly is an adverb.
For Example: Adjective Adverb
A fast Horse. He ran fast.
A long time. Have you been here for long?
Following are the adverbs according to the degree, manner, frequency, time and place: