Definitions for NOUNnaʊn

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word NOUN

Princeton's WordNet

  1. noun(noun)

    a content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action

  2. noun(noun)

    the word class that can serve as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or in apposition

Wiktionary

  1. noun(Noun)

    A word that can be used to refer to a person, animal, place, thing, phenomenon, substance, quality, or idea; one of the basic parts of speech in many languages, including English.

  2. noun(Verb)

    To convert a word to a noun.

  3. Origin: From noun, non, nom, from nomen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Noun(noun)

    a word used as the designation or appellation of a creature or thing, existing in fact or in thought; a substantive

  2. Origin: [OF. noun, nun, num, non, nom, F. nom, fr. L. nomen name. See Name.]

Freebase

  1. Noun

    Nouns are a part of speech typically denoting a person, place, thing, animal or idea. In linguistics, a noun is a member of a large, open lexical category whose members can occur as the main word in the subject of a clause, the object of a verb, or the object of a preposition. Lexical categories are defined in terms of the ways in which their members combine with other kinds of expressions. The syntactic rules for nouns differ from language to language. In English, nouns are those words which can occur with articles and attributive adjectives and can function as the head of a noun phrase.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Noun

    nown, n. (gram.) the name of any person or thing.—adj. Noun′al. [O. Fr. non (Fr. nom)—L. nomen, name.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of NOUN in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of NOUN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    Both mother and God are verb, not noun.

  2. Richard Buckminster Fuller:

    God, to me, it seems, is a verb, not a noun, proper or improper.

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    Death is just a noun which takes all the parts of speech of life with it.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    The adjective ‘decent’ and the noun ‘government’ have seldom come together in the human history!

  5. Stephen Nachmanovitch:

    The noun of self becomes a verb. This flashpoint of creation in the present moment is where work and play merge.

Images & Illustrations of NOUN


Translations for NOUN

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for NOUN »

Translation

Find a translation for the NOUN definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these NOUN definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"NOUN." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 26 Sep. 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/NOUN>.

Are we missing a good definition for NOUN? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for NOUN:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.