- v. Simple past tense and past participle of verb.
“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...”
“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.”
“Getting "verbed" is the ultimate accomplishment for any brand - the marketer's”
“MEDALLING - used at the Olympics, a curious example of a 'verbed' noun, from the word medal”
“Are we so desperate to intellectualize that all nouns must be verbed?”
“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.”
“But even the past tense verbed form really should be barred mitzvah ....”
“Chris Travers says: public_defender: Because they verbed “bar mitzvah”, or because the rabbis regret having performed the ceremony forthem?”
“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?”
“Because they verbed “bar mitzvah”, or because the rabbis regret having performed the ceremony for them?”
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Words and phrases expressing a property which they also possess themselves: "noun" is a noun, "English" is English, etc. If W means W AND W is (a) W, then W is an autological item. Very often but n...
Words that are just nouns (or Proper nouns) that have been creatively verbed.
Words that describe themselves (at least as displayed below). Also called autological or homological words, as listed by dann and tthorley.
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