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What is an Adverb

  • An adverb tells us more about a verb
  • An adverb describes or modifies the verb in some way
  • Many adverbs end with the suffix “ly” but not all.
  • Adverbs often tell us how something happened

What is an Adverb

Adverb Definition

Adverbs answer these questions

  • How
  • When
  • Where
  • To what extent
  • Why

Adverb Examples List

An adverb describes a verb, an adjective or another adverb, it tells us how, where, when, why and with what frequency. Here are some adverbs.

HOWWHEREWHEN
quickly
cheerfully
efficiently
painfully
easily
secretly
quietly
peacefully
cleverly
at the park
inside the bag
outside the shop
in the theater
on the desk
in the cupboard
at home
near the tree
on the farm
now
yesterday
in a minute
at night
at 5 o’clock
before sunset
soon
tomorrow
today

 

WHYFREQUENCY
because she was late
as everyone was asleep
because he was tired
as it was time to leave
because he couldn’t sleep
as they were hungry
because he turned too quickly
because it was her birthday
as Peter was very angry
often
sometimes
every week
monthly
always
never
hourly
seldom
frequently
annually

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List of Adverbs

Top 100

Top 100
not
also
very
often
however
too
usually
really
early
never
always
sometimes
together
likely
simply
generally
instead
actually
again
rather
almost
especially
ever
quickly
probably
already
below
directly
therefore
else
thus
easily
eventually
exactly
certainly
normally
currently
extremely
finally
constantly
properly
soon
specifically
ahead
daily
highly
immediately
relatively
slowly
fairly
primarily
completely
ultimately
widely
recently
seriously
frequently
fully
mostly
naturally
nearly
occasionally
carefully
clearly
essentially
possibly
slightly
somewhat
equally
greatly
necessarily
personally
rarely
regularly
similarly
basically
closely
effectively
initially
literally
mainly
merely
gently
hopefully
originally
roughly
significantly
totally
twice
elsewhere
everywhere
obviously
perfectly
physically
successfully
suddenly
truly
virtually
altogether
anyway

Top 100 +

Top 100+
automatically
deeply
definitely
deliberately
hardly
readily
terribly
unfortunately
forth
briefly
moreover
strongly
honestly
previously
as
there
when
how
so
up
out
no
only
well
then
first
where
why
now
around
once
down
off
here
tonight
away
today
far
quite
later
above
yet
maybe
otherwise
near
forward
somewhere
anywhere
please
forever
somehow
absolutely
abroad
yeah
nowhere
tomorrow
yesterday
the
to
in
on
by
more
about
such
through
new
just
any
each
much
before
between
free
right
best
since
both
sure
without
back
better
enough
lot
small
though
less
little
under
next
hard
real
left
least
short
last
within
along
lower
TRUE

Adverbs of Frequency

Always – Usually – Frequently – Often – Sometimes – Occasionally – Seldom – Rarely – Never

Adverbs of Frequency

Conjunctive Adverbs

accordingly – additionally – also – anyway – besides – certainly – comparatively – consequently – conversely – elsewhere – equally – finally – further – furthermore – hence – henceforth – however – incidentally – indeed – instead – likewise – meanwhile – moreover – namely – nevertheless – next – nonetheless – now – otherwise – rather – similarly – still -subsequently – then – thereafter – therefore – thus – undoubtedly – yet

Conjunctive Adverbs

List of Common Adverbs

A

abnormally
absentmindedly
accidentally
acidly
actually
adventurously
afterwards
almost
always
angrily
annua

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