A noun is a word that refers to people, places, things, ideas or concepts.
Nouns can often be identified in English by their position after determiners such as 'the', or in their ability to be pluralized. Examples include 'rock', 'beauty', or 'hope'.
A noun can co-occur with an article or an attributive adjective. Verbs and
adjectives can't. In the following, an asterisk (*) in front of an example means that
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any member of a class of words that can function as the main or only elements of
subjects of verbs (A dog just barked), or of objects of verbs or prepositions (to ...
But it's in my own language."
three dogs can be [common, concrete & countable]
American government can be [proper, concrete & collective]
Christian faith can be [proper, abstract & countable]
As for meaning , nouns
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A noun is the name of a person, place, thing, or idea. Whatever exists, we
assume, can be named, and that name is a noun. A proper noun, which names a
How to recognize a noun and its function in a sentence.
a word that is the name of something (such as a person, animal, place, thing,
quality, idea, or action) and is typically used in a sentence as subject or object of
A noun is a part of speech that identifies a person, place, thing, or idea. In this
lesson, in addition to learning how to identify nouns, you'll...
A noun is a word for a person, place, or thing. Everything we can see or talk
about is represented by a word that names it. That "naming" word is called a