Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of verb.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I know, I know, Shakespeare "verbed" a great deal, and enriched the language in so doing, but those who struggle to make subject and verb agree in number "agreeivize," if we need a single word are enriching the language only in an agricultural sense...

    languagehat.com: BURTON'S ARABIAN NIGHTS.

  • Its legal department isn't happy about getting "verbed" probably because they've bought into the myth that a company risks losing its trademark when it becomes a common figure of speech.

    Alex Mandossian's Blog

  • Getting "verbed" is the ultimate accomplishment for any brand - the marketer's

    Alex Mandossian's Blog

  • MEDALLING - used at the Olympics, a curious example of a 'verbed' noun, from the word medal

    OUPblog

  • Are we so desperate to intellectualize that all nouns must be verbed?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » How to “Kill the Bill”

  • Poetry is especially rich in novel words and usages, while many of the best prose writers throughout history have invented and mangled words with gusto; they have nouned verbs, they have verbed nouns, and they have done far worse, with good sense and imaginative flair.

    “Attacks” on the language are greatly misunderstood

  • But even the past tense verbed form really should be barred mitzvah ....

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Barred

  • Chris Travers says: public_defender: Because they verbed “bar mitzvah”, or because the rabbis regret having performed the ceremony forthem?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Barred

  • May 7, 2010, 9: 19 pm public_defender says: mariner: Because they verbed “bar mitzvah”, or because the rabbis regret having performed the ceremony forthem?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Barred

  • Because they verbed “bar mitzvah”, or because the rabbis regret having performed the ceremony for them?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Barred

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