Definition of Noun. Meaning of Noun. Synonyms of Noun

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Definition of Noun

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Noun Noun, n. [OF. noun, nun, num, non, nom, F. nom, fr. L. nomen name. See Name.] (Gram.) A word used as the designation or appellation of a creature or thing, existing in fact or in thought; a substantive. Note: By some grammarians the term noun is so used as to include adjectives, as being descriptive; but in general it is limited to substantives.

Meaning of Noun from wikipedia

- A noun (from Latin nōmen, literally 'name') is a word that functions as the name of some specific thing or set of things, such as living creatures, objects...
- A proper noun is a noun that identifies a single entity and is used to refer to that entity, such as London, Jupiter, Sarah, or Microsoft, as distinguished...
- noun phrase, or nominal (phrase), is a phrase that has a noun (or indefinite pronoun) as its head or performs the same grammatical function as a noun...
- In linguistics, a noun cl**** is a particular category of nouns. A noun may belong to a given cl**** because of the characteristic features of its referent...
- In linguistics, a collective noun is a collection of things taken as a whole. Most collective nouns in everyday speech are not specific to one kind of...
- The Noun Project is a website that aggregates and catalogs symbols that are created and uploaded by graphic designers around the world. Based in Los Angeles...
- linguistics, grammatical gender is a specific form of noun cl**** system in which the division of noun cl****es forms an agreement system with another aspect...
- Adjectival noun may refer to: Adjectival noun (****anese), also called adjectival or na-adjective Noun adjunct, a noun that qualifies another noun, like college...
- word that modifies a noun or noun phrase or describes its referent. Its semantic role is to change information given by the noun. Adjectives are one of...
- In linguistics, a count noun (also countable noun) is a noun that can be modified by a numeral and that occurs in both singular and plural forms, and that...
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