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['@d ve:(r)b] = /ˈædvɜ:ʳb/

An adverb is one of the parts of speech, and a grammatical category. In the following phrases, adverbs are printed in bold:

  • He walked quickly.
  • This is exactly what I meant.
  • She will leave soon.
  • Unfortunately, he lost his money.
  • Will you never stop?
  • Michael is a very intelligent person.
  • Everything is going well.
  • Why are you here?
  • He’s probably the richest man on Earth.

Other parts of speech include nouns, verbs, and adjectives.