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- n. A verb used only in the infinitive or in the third-person. In the third person, the subject is either implied or a dummy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a verb used with an indeterminate subject, commonly, in English, with the impersonal pronoun it; as, it rains; it snows; methinks (it seems to me). Many verbs which are not strictly impersonal are often used impersonally; as, it goes well with him.
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