Meaning of pro-verb
Pronunciation: (prō'vûrb"), [key]
— n. Gram.
- a word that can substitute for a verb or verb phrase, as do in They never attend board meetings, but we do regularly.
Pronunciation: (prov'urb), [key]
- a short popular saying, usually of unknown and ancient origin, that expresses effectively some commonplace truth or useful thought; adage; saw.
- a wise saying or precept; a didactic sentence.
- a person or thing that is commonly regarded as an embodiment or representation of some quality; byword.
- a profound saying, maxim, or oracular utterance requiring interpretation.
- to utter in the form of a proverb.
- to make (something) the subject of a proverb.
- to make a byword of.
- proverb (Thesaurus)