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Nouns are words that indicate a person, place, or thing.
In a sentence, nouns can function as the subject or the object of a verb. Nouns can also follow linking verbs to rename or re-identify the subject of a sentence or clause; these are known as predicate nouns.
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noun

 (noun)
n. Abbr. n.
1. The part of speech that is used to name a person, place, thing, quality, or action and can function as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or an appositive.
2. Any of the words belonging to this part of speech, such as neighbor, window, happiness, or negotiation.

[Middle English, name, noun, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin nōmen (translation of Greek onoma, name, noun); see nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots.]

noun

(naʊn)
n
(Grammar)
a. a word or group of words that refers to a person, place, or thing or any syntactically similar word
b. (as modifier): a noun phrase.
[C14: via Anglo-French from Latin nōmen name]
ˈnounal adj
ˈnounally adv
ˈnounless adj

noun

(naʊn)

n.
a member of a class of words that can function as the subject or object in a construction, are often formally distinguished, as by taking the plural and possessive endings, and typically refer to persons, places, animals, things, states, or qualities, as cat, desk, Ohio, darkness.
[1350–1400; Middle English nowne < Anglo-French noun < Latin nōmen name]

noun

A word that gives a name to a thing or person and can be the subject or object of a verb.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.noun - a content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action
content word, open-class word - a word to which an independent meaning can be assigned
substantive - any word or group of words functioning as a noun
noun - the word class that can serve as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or in apposition
collective noun - a noun that is singular in form but refers to a group of people or things
mass noun - a noun that does not form plurals
count noun - a noun that forms plurals
generic noun - a noun that does not specify either masculine or feminine gender
proper name, proper noun - a noun that denotes a particular thing; usually capitalized
common noun - a noun that denotes any or all members of a class
2.noun - the word class that can serve as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or in apposition
major form class - any of the major parts of speech of traditional grammar
noun - a content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action
declension - the inflection of nouns and pronouns and adjectives in Indo-European languages

noun

noun
Related words
adjective nominal
Translations
byvoeglike naamwoord
إسْماسماسْمٌ
съществително име
substantiu
podstatné jménosubstantivum
navneordsubstantiv
substantivo
nimisõna
اسم
substantiivi
שם־עצם
संज्ञा
imenicaनामन्
fõnévfőnév
substantivo
kata benda
nafnorðnafnorî
名詞
명사
nomen
daiktavardis
lietvārds
നാമം
zelfstandig naamwoordzèlfstenjig naamwaordsubstantief
substantiv
podstatné meno
samostalnik
imenicaименица
substantivnomen
คำนามนาม
іменник
danh từ
名词名詞

noun

[naʊn]
A. N (Ling) → nombre m, sustantivo m
B. CPD noun clause Noración f sustantiva, cláusula f nominal
noun phrase Nfrase f nominal

noun

[ˈnaʊn] nnom m

noun

nSubstantiv(um) nt, → Hauptwort nt; abstract nounAbstraktum nt; collective nounSammelbegriff m; common nounGattungsname or -begriff m; proper nounName m; noun group or phraseNominalphrase f

noun

[naʊn] nsostantivo, nome m

noun

(naun) noun
a word used as the name of a person, animal, place, state or thing. The words `boy', `James' and `happiness' are all nouns.

noun

اسْمٌ podstatné jméno navneord Hauptwort ουσιαστικό sustantivo substantiivi nom imenica sostantivo 名詞 명사 zelfstandig naamwoord substantiv rzeczownik substantivo существительное substantiv คำนาม ad danh từ 名词

noun

n. nombre, sustantivo.
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Christopher Wright, 46, took the lead as he and another attacker repeatedly kicked and punched 43-year-old Marc Nown in the brutal and fatal attack.
Marc Nown, 43, considered Mark Avery and Chris Wright as his friends, but after he took PS30 from a bank account without permission the pair started a campaign of violence against him.
Jurors heard that Mark Avery and Christopher Wright were behind a campaign of violence that led to 43-year-old Marc Nown being brutally attacked in the back garden of a home, in Tile Hill, in February.
The case of two men accused of murdering Coventry dad Marc Nown is drawing to a close at Birmingham Crown Court after almost a month.
Mark Avery, aged 48, of Jardine Crescent, Tile Hill, and Christopher Wright, aged 46, of Telfer Road, Radford, are accused of murdering Marc Nown over a PS30 debt.
Marc Nown, 43, died two days after he was found in the back garden of a property in Tile Hill in February.
Doreen Murray lived next door to the flat where alleged victim Marc Nown, 43, used to drink with a group of alcoholics.
Marc Nown, aged 43, was found with numerous serious injuries in the back garden of a property in Jardine Crescent on February 9.
Mark Avery, aged 48, of Jardine Crescent, Tile Hill, and Christopher Wright, aged 46, of Telfer Road, Radford are accused of murdering Marc Nown over a PS30 debt.
Marc Nown, aged 43, was taken to hospital after he was discovered on February 9 in Jardine Crescent.
Marc Nown, aged 43, was discovered at the back of a home in Jardine Crescent, Tile Hill at 2.
Paul Clancy, Mark Avery and Christopher Wright are alleged to have killed 43-year-old Mark Nown.