Noun

Updated: 01/18/2023 by Computer Hope

Noun may refer to any of the following:

1. A noun or common noun is a word that could be classified as a person, place, or thing. A proper noun is the name of a person, place, or thing that often begins with a capital letter. For example, technician (person), office (place), and computer (thing) are all common nouns. Bill Gates (person), United States (place), and Windows (thing) are proper nouns.

What is a compound noun?

A compound noun is a noun word made up of two other words. For example, "e-mail" is a compound word that's the words "electronic" and "mail" combined into the one word.

Tip

See our e- page for other examples of words using the e- prefix.

What is a noun phrase?

An NP (noun phrase) or nominal phrase is a noun or pronoun at the head of a phrase (two or more words) functioning as a noun. For example, in the sentence "My computer is the big computer." the words "the big computer" is the noun phrase.

What are 20 noun examples?

Below are 20 different examples of words that are common nouns. These are only a few of the thousands of different nouns used in the English language.

  1. Apple
  2. coffee
  3. computer
  4. doctor
  5. door
  1. dog
  2. earth
  3. function
  4. home
  5. love
  1. student
  2. table
  3. trend
  4. trust
  5. user
  1. victory
  2. wealth
  3. wisdom
  4. x-ray
  5. zebra

2. Nouns is the name of an NFT (non-fungible token).

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