Meaning of NOUN in English

/ naʊn; NAmE / noun

( grammar ) ( abbr. n. ) a word that refers to a person, (such as Ann or doctor ), a place (such as Paris or city ) or a thing, a quality or an activity (such as plant , sorrow or tennis )

—see also abstract noun , common noun , proper noun



late Middle English : from Anglo-Norman French , from Latin nomen name.

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