Part of speech: noun

A word used as the name of a thing; a substantive.

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Usage examples "noun":

  1. The distinction of noun and verb, or more correctly, of subject and predicate, was the work of philosophers. - "Lectures on The Science of Language", Max Müller.
  2. This is as good a definition as I can give of a proper noun or name. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.
  3. " When you hounded the nurse-" " Plural noun," amended Brian wryly. - "Kenny", Leona Dalrymple.