What is a Complete Verb?

Verbs of Complete Predication are the verbs that are capable of expressing complete sense even without an object or any other element of the complement.


  1. My brother laughs.
  2. I sleep.
  3. You dance.
  4. She writes.
  5. We sit.

In the above examples, the verbs laughs, sleep, dance, writes and sit do not essentially require a complement to complete their meanings. Hence, these are Verbs of Complete Predication or Complete Verbs.

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