Verbs that are commonly used in cmdlet names.
public ref class VerbsCommon abstract sealed
public static class VerbsCommon
type VerbsCommon = class
Public Class VerbsCommon
These verbs are recommended over their synonyms when used as the verb name
|Add Add Add Add||
Synonyms: Add to, append or attach.
|Clear Clear Clear Clear||
Remove all the elements or content of a container
|Close Close Close Close||
Change the state of a resource to make it inaccessible, unavailable, or unusable
|Copy Copy Copy Copy||
Copy a resource to another name or another container
|Enter Enter Enter Enter||
Enters a context
|Exit Exit Exit Exit||
Exits a context
|Find Find Find Find||
Search for an object
|Format Format Format Format||
Formats an object for output.
|Get Get Get Get||
Get the contents/object/children/properties/relations/... of a resource
|Hide Hide Hide Hide||
Remove from visibility
|Join Join Join Join||
Combines resources into one resource
|Lock Lock Lock Lock||
Lock a resource.
|Move Move Move Move||
Move a resource
|New New New New||
Create a new resource
|Open Open Open Open||
Change the state of a resource to make it accessible, available, or usable
|Optimize Optimize Optimize Optimize||
Increases the effectiveness of a resource
|Pop Pop Pop Pop||
To restore a context saved by a Push operation
|Push Push Push Push||
To set as the current context, including the ability to reverse this action
|Redo Redo Redo Redo||
Act on a resource again.
|Remove Remove Remove Remove||
Remove a resource from a container
|Rename Rename Rename Rename||
Give a resource a new name
|Reset Reset Reset Reset||
Set/reset the contents/object/properties/relations... of a resource
|Resize Resize Resize Resize||
Changes the size of a resource
|Search Search Search Search||
Get a reference to a resource or summary information about a resource by looking in a specified collection. Does not actually retrieve that resource.
|Select Select Select Select||
To take as a choice from among several; pick out
|Set Set Set Set||
Set the contents/object/properties/relations... of a resource
|Show Show Show Show||
Makes visible, or displays information. Combines get, format, and out verbs.
|Skip Skip Skip Skip||
Pass from one resource or point to another while disregarding or omitting intervening resources or points
|Split Split Split Split||
Split an object into portions. parts or fragments
|Step Step Step Step||
Move to the next point or resource
|Switch Switch Switch Switch|
|Undo Undo Undo Undo||
Reverse an action or process.
|Unlock Unlock Unlock Unlock||
Unlock a resource.
|Watch Watch Watch Watch||
Continually inspect a resource for changes