What is another word for verbal noun?

Pronunciation: [vˈɜːbə͡l nˈa͡ʊn] (IPA)

A verbal noun, also known as a gerund, has several synonyms that can be used interchangeably including participial nouns, verbal adjectives, active nouns, and verbal substantives. These synonyms are often used in different contexts and can convey different shades of meaning, but ultimately all refer to a noun that is derived from a verb and expresses an action or process. While the term "verbal noun" is most commonly used in English grammar, these other synonyms are useful to know for anyone studying linguistics or looking to expand their vocabulary. By using these different synonyms, writers and speakers can make their language more varied and nuanced.

Synonyms for Verbal noun:

What are the hypernyms for Verbal noun?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • hypernyms for verbal noun (as nouns)

What are the hyponyms for Verbal noun?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for verbal noun (as nouns)

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