Term: Animate Nouns

Definition:

A noun which refers to people, animals and living beings is an animate noun. Inanimate nouns refer to things that are not alive.
 

See Also: Concrete Noun; Abstract Noun; Proper Noun; Adjectival Noun; Noun as Adjective; Collective Noun; Mass Noun; Substantive

Category: Nouns

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