What is a verb?

Verbs are action words. Verbs show actions performed by nouns or pronouns.


  • The mother comforted her baby.
  • The builders roofed the house.

Note that the words comforted and roofed are verbs. 

Watch this video and learn about verbs.



 The following are actions of a doctor. Identify the verb in each sentence:

  • A doctor examines patients.

  • A doctor saves lives.

  • A doctor prescribes medicine.
  • A doctor gives advice on healthy living.
  • A doctor often works for long hours.