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  verbe
  verbe à Contrôle
  verbe à contrôle objet
  verbe à contrôle sujet
  verbe à particule
  verbe à trois actants
  verbe accusatif
  verbe d'attitude propositionnelle
  verbe bivalent
  verbe causatif
  verbe délocutif
  verbe déponent
  verbe dynamique
  verbe employé absolument
  verbe en seconde position

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action verb

[Subentry of action, verb1]

Fr    verbe d'action, verbe d'activité, verbe dynamique

Synonym(s): activity verb, dynamic verb, nonstative verb, verb of action

Antonym(s): state verb, static verb, stative verb

Source(s):

Arndt & Janney 1987: 206
ARNDT, Horst & JANNEY, Richard Wayne. (1987) InterGrammar: Toward an Integrative Model of Verbal, Prosodic and Kinesic Choices in Speech. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (CA)


Longacre 1983: 171
LONGACRE, Robert E. (1983) The Grammar of Discourse. New York: Plenum Press. (DA)


Lyons 1977: 449-450 (action-denoting verb)
LYONS, John. (1977) Semantics. Vols. 1 & 2. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. (SM)


Nash 1968: 6
NASH, Rose. (1968) Multilingual Lexicon of Linguistics and Philology: English, Russian, German, French. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press. 


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  actant1
  actant2
  actantial
  actantial analysis
  actantial role
  actio
  action
action verb
  actional
  active
  activity
  activity verb
  actor1
  actor2
  actual2

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