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noun US English

A word (other than a pronoun) used to identify any of a class of people, places, or things common noun, or to name a particular one of these proper noun

mass noun US English

A noun denoting something that cannot be counted (e.g., a substance or quality), in English usually a noun that lacks a plural in ordinary usage and is not used with the indefinite article, e.g., luggage, china, happiness

agent noun US English

A noun denoting someone or something that performs the action of a verb, typically ending in -er or -or, e.g., worker, accelerator

common noun US English

A noun denoting a class of objects or a concept as opposed to a particular individual

count noun US English

A noun that can form a plural and, in the singular, can be used with the indefinite article (e.g., books, a book)

noun phrase US English

A word or group of words that functions in a sentence as subject, object, or prepositional object

proper noun US English

A name used for an individual person, place, or organization, spelled with initial capital letters, e.g., Larry, Mexico, and Boston Red Sox

verbal noun US English

A noun formed by inflection of a verb and partly sharing its constructions, such as smoking in smoking is forbidden

abstract noun US English

A noun denoting an idea, quality, or state rather than a concrete object

compound noun US English

A noun made up of two or more existing words, e.g. cat food or playgroup

concrete noun US English

A noun denoting a material object rather than an abstract quality, state, or action, e.g. dog, building, tree

collective noun US English

A noun that denotes a group of individuals (e.g., assembly, family, crew)