An adverb is a word that modifies anything other than a noun, usually a verb. If you listen patiently to my grammar lesson, you will learn that patiently is an adverb in this sentence.
Many adverbs end in –ly, like quickly, happily, or grudgingly. Sometimes adverbs are harder to spot. If I ask you to talk very loudly, then very is the adverb: it describes how you are supposed to talk.
a word that modifies something other than a nounsee more
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positive, positive degree
the primary form of an adjective or adverb; denotes a quality without qualification, comparison, or relation to increase or diminution
comparative, comparative degree
the comparative form of an adjective or adverb
superlative, superlative degree
the superlative form of an adjective or adverb
a word or group of words function as an adverb
the word class that qualifies verbs or clauses