The predicate (verb) provides information about the subject (noun), such as what the subject is, what the subject is doing, or what the subject is like. A verb is an action word in the grammatical center of a predicate
Alice dances wacky.
A complete predicate consists of the verb and all accompanying modifiers and other words that receive the action, or complete its meaning. Definition is from The Longman Handbook for Writers and Readers.
Say What You Mean. Mean What You Say. Know what you’e saying.