primary verb


noun Grammar.

one of the three verbs, be, do, and have, that can function both as a main verb and an auxiliary verb.

Nearby words

  1. primary tissue,
  2. primary tooth,
  3. primary tuberculosis,
  4. primary type,
  5. primary union,
  6. primary wall,
  7. primary wave,
  8. primary xylem,
  9. primarying,
  10. primate

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