Definition: Auxiliary

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  • Length: 9 characters
  • Syllables: 5

Lexical Information:

  • Word in the GRE Vocabulary list
  • SAT vocabulary item

Grammatical Information:

  • A verb describes an action or a state
  • A verb can include information about the duration, time of the action or state, the people involved and whether it is habitual, complete or not
  • Auxiliary Verbs are used to show Voice and Tense and are used in Negatives and Questions
  • Modal verbs are used to show Obligation, Possibilty, Permission, Prohibition, etc
  • Adjectives modify Nouns