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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


  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.]


  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.

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