Adverb categories

 

Adverbs are categorized in various groups according to their meaning.

 

 

  meaning
adverbs of time present, past, future, moment, repetition, duration
adverbs of reason purpose, cause, condition, concession, result
adverbs of manner manner, degree/measure, expansion, reduction, emphasis, evaluation
adverbs of place location, direction

 

 

According to their function, adverbs are distinguished in three additional categories: interrogative adverbs, conjunctive adverbs and prepositional adverbs. The last two categories will be examined in the Pronouns section.