verbal
1. [ adjective ] communicated in the form of words
Examples:

"verbal imagery" "a verbal protest"

Related terms: communicative
2. [ adjective ] of or relating to or formed from words in general
Examples:

"verbal ability"

Related terms: word
3. [ adjective ] expressed in spoken words
Examples:

"a verbal contract"

Related terms: spoken
4. [ adjective ] of or relating to or formed from a verb
Examples:

"verbal adjectives like `running' in `hot and cold running water'"

Related terms: verb
5. [ adjective ] relating to or having facility in the use of words
Examples:

"a good poet is a verbal artist" "a merely verbal writer who sacrifices content to sound" "verbal aptitude"

Related terms: numerical
6. [ adjective ] (archaic) "you put me to forget a lady's manners by being so verbal"- Shakespeare
Related terms: archaism prolix
Similar spelling:   verbally
  verbalize
  verbalise