adverbial [ad vʉr′bē əl, ədvʉr′bē əl]
1. of an adverb
2. having the nature or function of an adverb
3. used to form an adverb [an adverbial suffix]
Linguis. a word or word group that occurs in grammatical functions typical of adverbs (Ex.: the man ate lobster with delight; the man ordered lobster when he had money)

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  • adverbial — adverbial, iale, iaux [ advɛrbjal, jo ] adj. • 1550; bas lat. adverbialis ♦ Qui a le caractère de l adverbe. Emploi adverbial d un adjectif. Locution adverbiale. Adv. ADVERBIALEMENT , 1606 . ● adverbial, adverbiale, adverbiaux adjectif (latin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • adverbial — ADVERBIÁL, Ă, adverbiali, e, adj. (Despre cuvinte sau construcţii gramaticale) Care are valoare de adverb. [pr.: bi al] – Din fr. adverbial, lat. adverbialis. Trimis de ana zecheru, 14.08.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  adverbiál adj. m. (sil. bi al), pl …   Dicționar Român

  • adverbial — (Del lat. adverbiālis). 1. adj. Gram. Perteneciente o relativo al adverbio. Expresión, frase adverbial. 2. Ling. Dicho de un sintagma: Que tiene por núcleo un adverbio. ☛ V. grupo adverbial, locución adverbial, modo adverbial, oración adverbial …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • adverbial — adjetivo 1. Del adverbio: funciones adverbiales, posición adverbial. 2. [Oración, sintagma, locución] que hace la función de un adverbio o tiene sus características: expresión adverbial, oración adverbial …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Adverbial — Ad*ver bi*al, a. [L. adverbialis: cf. F. adverbial.] Of or pertaining to an adverb; of the nature of an adverb; as, an adverbial phrase or form. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adverbial — adverbial, ale (a dvèr bi al, a l ; au plur. a dvèr bi ô), adj. Qui a le caractère de l adverbe. Les suffixes adverbiaux. Locution adverbiale. Sagement est un adverbe ; avec sagesse est une locution adverbiale. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Adverbialis, de… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • adverbial — Grammar ► NOUN ▪ a word or phrase functioning as a major clause constituent and typically expressing place (in the garden), time (in May), or manner (in a strange way). ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or functioning as an adverb or adverbial …   English terms dictionary

  • adverbial — ADVERBIAL, ALE. adj. Terme de Grammaire. Qui tient de l adverbe. Il se dit de deux ou de plusieurs mots qui étant joints ensemble, ont force et signification d adverbe. À contre temps, sens dessus dessous, sont des façons de parler adverbiales,… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • adverbial — (adj.) 1610s, pertaining to adverbs; earlier it meant fond of using adverbs (1590s), from L.L. adverbialis, from adverbium (see ADVERB (Cf. adverb)). Related: Adverbially (mid 15c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • adverbial — adj. 2 g. Da natureza do advérbio …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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