Definitions for Nounnaʊn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nounnaʊn(n.)

  1. 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.

    Category: Grammar

Origin of noun:

1350–1400; ME nowne < AF noun < L nōmenname

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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. noun(noun)ʊn

    a word that represents a person, place, object, idea, or activity

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

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.

Editors Contribution

  1. Noun

    Sometimes mean out going and loves to get attention loves to make people happy and misserable

    Me im a girl thats ñamed zeline and im all of that

Anagrams of Noun

  1. non-U


Translations for Noun

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

noun(noun)

a word used as the name of a person, animal, place, state or thing

The words `boy', `James' and `happiness' are all nouns.

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