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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.
References in classic literature ?
In German, all the Nouns begin with a capital letter.
My father had the contempt of familiarity with it, having himself written a very brief sketch of our accidence, and he seems to have let me plunge into the sea of Spanish verbs and adverbs, nouns and pronouns, and all the rest, when as yet I could not confidently call them by name, with the serene belief that if I did not swim I would still somehow get ashore without sinking.
He assured me "that this invention had employed all his thoughts from his youth; that he had emptied the whole vocabulary into his frame, and made the strictest computation of the general proportion there is in books between the numbers of particles, nouns, and verbs, and other parts of speech.
Instead of qualifying nouns or verbs by the use of adjectives and adverbs, we qualified sounds by intonation, by changes in quantity and pitch, by retarding and by accelerating.
said he,' nor 'I say,' nor turning verbs into nouns, or altering the construction, not to speak of other restrictions and limitations that fetter gloss-writers, as you no doubt know.
Language in general includes the following parts:- Letter, Syllable, Connecting word, Noun, Verb, Inflexion or Case, Sentence or Phrase.
differences between the Indian and the English modes of constructing words; and, having once got a clew to this, he pursued every noun and verb he could think of through all possible variations.
Noun --A social meeting of two (or more) Whale-ships, generally on a cruising-ground; when, after exchanging hails, they exchange visits by boats' crews: the two captains remaining, for the time, on board of one ship, and the two chief mates on the other.
However, I felt like a schoolmaster amidst children, and persisted, and presently I had a score of noun substantives at least at my command; and then I got to demonstrative pronouns, and even the verb "to eat.
old beau loves with an hysterical fervor that requires four adjectives to every noun to properly describe.
Lidi, by the way, is both the singular and plural form of the noun that describes the huge beasts of bur-den of the Thurians.
Eat" did not obtain in his vocabulary; but kai-kai did, and it meant all and more than "eat," for it served for both noun and verb.