adverbial

[ ad-vur-bee-uh l ]
/ ædˈvɜr bi əl /

adjective

of, relating to, or used as an adverb.

noun

a word or phrase functioning as an adverb.

Origin of adverbial

1605–15; < Latin adverbi(um) adverb + -al1; compare Late Latin adverbiālis

Related forms

ad·ver·bi·al·ly, adverbnon·ad·ver·bi·al, adjectivenon·ad·ver·bi·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for adverbial

adverbial

/ (ædˈvɜːbɪəl) /

noun

a word or group of words playing the grammatical role of an adverb, such as in the rain in the sentence I'm singing in the rain

adjective

of or relating to an adverb or adverbial

Derived Forms

adverbially, adverb
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