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Noun

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noun


(1)   A word that can serve as the subject or object of a verb
(2)   A word that can be used to refer to a person or place or thing
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Etymology


From , , , from .

Noun



  1. A word that can be used to refer to a person, animal, place, thing, event, substance, quality, or idea; one of the basic parts of speech in many languages, including English.

Usage notes

  • In English (and in many other languages), a noun can serve as the subject or object of a verb. For example, the English words and are nouns. See Wikipedia’s article “Parts of speech”.

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