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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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...
The definition of a noun used to be so simple. You may even remember your
elementary school teachers telling you a noun was a person, place or thing. Then
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 ...
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
Nouns name people, places, things, or ideas. Look around you. Everything that
you see, you can name. Each of those names fits the above definition. What do ...
How to recognize a noun and its function in a sentence.
noun (noun): a word (except a pronoun) that identifies a person, place or thing, or
names one of them (proper noun). The simple definition is: a person, place or ...