Noun meaning

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The definition of a noun is a part of speech that names a person, place, thing, action or quality.

An example of noun is a woman.

An example of noun is the city Paris.

An example of noun is a table.

An example of noun is the act of walking.

An example of noun is the word perfection.

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(gram.) Any of a class of words naming or denoting a person, thing, place, action, quality, etc. (Ex.: woman, water, New York, talking, beauty)
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To convert a word to a noun.
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Any of the words belonging to this part of speech, such as neighbor, window, happiness, or negotiation.
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The part of speech that is used to name a person, place, thing, quality, or action and can function as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or an appositive.
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(grammar) A word that can be used to refer to a person, animal, place, thing, phenomenon, substance, quality, or idea; one of the basic parts of speech in many languages, including English.
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Origin of noun

  • Middle English name, noun from Anglo-Norman from Latin nōmen (translation of Greek onoma name, noun) nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman noun, non, nom, from Latin nōmen (“name").

    From Wiktionary