Adverb and its types with examples. All the types of adverb are explained with examples and definitions. You can Download pdf of this complete lesson at the end.
Adverb and its types
What is adverb?
A word which h qualifies everything except a noun and pronoun is called adverb. It may also be defined as the word which qualifies an adjective, verb or another adverb is called adverb.
What are 11 types of adverb?
There are 11 basic types of adverbs.
- Adverb of time
- Adverb of Place
- Adverb of manner
- Adverb of result
- Adverb of degree of quantity
- Relative adverbs
- Interrogative adverbs
- Adverb of frequency or number
- Adverb of comparison
- Adverb of reason or cause
- Adverbs of affirmation or negation
Types of adverb
Adverb of time
The adverb that denotes time or period is called adverb of time.
Examples: Today, tomorrow, yesterday, ago, soon, no, once, since, next, frequently, presently, afterwards, already, after, ever, always, never, late, early etc.
- Alizah will return soon.
- Today, I was busy in my office work.
- Tomorrow, our meeting will be in office.
- Yesterday, I visited Joy land with my daughter.
- Two years ago we used to live in Austria.
- Soon, new shop will open there.
- No one can live without water.
- Once you started this job you will get success.
- He frequently visits the embassy.
- I have already visited this place.
Adverb of Place
The adverb that denotes the place of occurrence is called as adverb of place.
Examples: Near, above, below, out, for, away, there, here, inside, outside, up, under, in, when, every, without, within, thence, along etc.
- My friend is living near the Burj Khalifa.
- He is above 18 years of age.
- The kettle was placed below the table.
- Out 300 visitors only 30 visited the Kashmir.
- There are too many errors in your file.
- Inside the house there is suffocation.
- The car was outside the house.
- The cat was under the chair.
- When you will go there you will find him.
- In every 6 months there is a tour to Norway.
- Without water no one can survive.
Adverb of manner
The adverb that denotes the manner of occurrence is called adverb of manner.
Examples: Correctly, roundly, cleverly, loudly, neatly, loudly, quickly, badly, well etc.
- The paper was checked correctly.
- He drew himself out cleverly.
- He announced the date of marriage loudly.
- The homework was completed neatly.
- He run away quickly.
- I was infected badly.
- Her swimming performance was well.
Adverb of result
The adverb that denotes the result of an occurrence is called adverb of result.
Consequently, he refused to help me.
Adverb of degree or quantity
The adverb that denotes the adverb of degree or quantity is called adverb of degree or quantity.
Examples: Fully, somewhat, wholly, so, altogether, enough, quite, father, partly, almost, too, least, less, most, more little, much, very etc.
- The cinema was fully occupied.
- There is enough space to spend a night in room.
- He was quite when he saw the police.
- Almost every new student was present there.
- He is too old to discuss this matter.
- Less than 20 people give him positive feedback.
- Most of people visited the Murree.
- I love you very much.
The adverb that is used to join two sentences is called relative adverb.
Examples: Many, how, when, where, why etc.
- Do you know when she will go there?
- Is this the place where I was grown?
- It is the natural scene that is why I came there.
- I asked her how much can you pay.
The adverb is known an interrogative adverb that is used to put questions.
Examples: how, how many, why, when, where etc.
- How many children are there in the park?
- Where is lee?
- How can you do that?
- When will you come here?
Adverb of frequency or number
This adverb denotes frequency or number.
Examples: Thirdly, secondly, partly, sometimes, thrice, frequently, again, twice, once, always, seldom, often, never etc.
- Sometimes we have to take risk.
- I enlist the order thrice.
- Secondly, I have to pass the exam.
- He seldom comes here.
- She goes there twice a day.
- He always come to school on time.
Adverb of comparison
It denotes the degree of an adverb like adjective.
Examples: soon, sooner
- She will come soon.
- Liza will come sooner than we expect.
Adverb of reason or cause
The adverb that denotes reason or cause is called adverb of cause.
Examples: Likewise, why, accordingly, thus, hence, so, therefore etc.
- This is why, she did not help me.
- She was ill, so she did not come to school.
- I have explained my plan you can set your time accordingly.
- I have visited the principal office therefore you don’t need to worry.
Adverbs of affirmation or negation
This adverb is used to affirm or negate something.
Examples: Indeed, undoubtedly, ever, never, possibly, probably, surely, certainly, not, no, yes etc.
- Have you ever visited the sea-port?
- Probably, twenty boys were protesting for their online exams.
- Surely, he has the capability to win the match.
- Indeed, he want to get benefit from his shop.
- Never, trust a person who is a lier.
- Possibly, we can reach their home.