Grammar - Terms

Grammar - Terms

Clause: group of related words containing a subject and verb

Gerund: a verb form acting as a noun

Adjective: word that modifies a noun

Participle: verb form acting as an adjective

Adverb: word that modifies a verb, adjective or adverb

Phrase: group of related words not containing a subject and verb

Infinitive: to plus the root of the verb

Preposition: locates something in time or place

Predicate: completer of a sentence

Interjection: command, protest, or exclamation