Term: Nouns

Definition:

A noun is a word used to refer to people, animals, objects, substances, states, events and feelings. Nouns can be a subject or an object of a verb, can be modified by an adjective and can take an article or determiner.

Nouns may be divided into two basic groups:

Countable Nouns have plural forms and Uncountable Nouns do not.


 

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

Category: Nouns