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Nouns

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Includes questions related to the comprehension, usage and identification of the parts of speech used to name a person, place or thing
A ratio is a comparison between two quantities. Ratio is the quantitative relation between two different amountsshowing the number of times one value is contained within theother. To solve, you have to make each side of the ration equal,like an even scale. Adding further it is the value of relation...
The noun 'teacher' is a common gender noun, a word for a male or a female.
The word 'brigantine' is a noun , a word for a typeof ship, a word for a thing. A noun functions as the subject of a sentence or a clause and asthe object of a verb or a preposition. Example: We saw the brigantine as the sails appeared on thehorizon. (direct object of the verb 'saw')
To mean lack of intelligence or lack of excitement, dullness is an abstract noun. To describe a blade or other sharpened edge, it is a concrete noun detectable by both sight and touch.
To mean lack of intelligence or lack of excitement,  dullness is the abstract noun.   To describe a blade or other sharpened edge, it is a concrete noun  detectable by both sight and touch.
Here are some 6-letter nouns that begin with the letter V: Vermin Vellum Vaults
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Well their are tons of ways to grief. Some good some bad.
The noun 'average' is singular and takes a verb for asingular subject. Example: The average sold per month is fourhundred. The word 'average' is also a verb and an adjective .
The noun 'gam' is a standard collective noun for:    a gam of porpoises  a gam of whales  
It is a proper noun; that's why it is capitalized.
The word school is used as a collective noun for a school of  fish or a school of thought.
It depends on the context, it can either be a a noun or a verb, e.g. He waters the garden once a week - verb She gazed out over the clear blue waters of the Caribbean - noun
The singular noun is potato. To form the plural, add 'es' to the end of the singular noun. The plural noun is potatoes . Examples: Mom put four potatoes in the oven to bake. (plural) She knows that a baked potato is my favorite. (singular)
Yes, old-age pensioners is a common noun
The possessive form of folks is formed by adding an apostrophe: folks'
The abstract noun form of the adjective slippery is  slipperiness.    The noun 'slipperiness' is an abstract noun as a word  for a quality of evasiveness, unreliability, unpredictability; a  word for a concept.   The noun 'slipperiness' is a  concrete noun as a word for a physical...
The general collective noun for birds is a  flock of birds.   The general collective nouns for fish are a school of fish  and a shoal of fish.   The general collective noun for larger animals is, for example, a  herd of deer.    Many individual species also have their own collective...
I is a personal pronoun of the first person singular. It is used when referring to oneself.
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The singular possessive form of "goldfinch" is "goldfinch's" (one bird's). In this case, we would be referring to something belonging to a single goldfinch. The plural possessive form of the word would be "goldfinches'..." In this case, we would be referring to something belonging to more than one...
It is a ball It is made of leather It has red stitching It is thrown by the pitcher It is hit by the batter It is caught by the catcher
Nouns made up of more than one word are called compound nouns, e.g. Son-in-law Attourney-General Prime Minister
The possessive form of fetus is fetus' or fetus's
No it is merely somewhat shaped like one.
The word 'blame' is both a noun and a verb. The noun 'blame' is a word for the state of beingresponsible for; a word for culpability; a word for a thing.
A common noun is a general word for a person, a place, or a thing.   Here are ten examples of common nouns:    shirt   computer   house   pencil   bed   paper   tree   flower   towel   toothbrush    A common noun is capitalized only when it is the first word...
No, the noun 'plane' is a common noun, a general word for a  type of aircraft; a tool used to smooth the surface of wood; a flat  surface; a level of development or existence.    A proper noun is the name of a specific person, place, or thing.    The word 'plane' is also a verb and an...
Depending which noun you want to pluralize, the answer would be:The books are on the table.orThe books are on the tables.
Conteporary can be used as both an adjective or a noun.
No, the word abound is a verb . The noun form of the verb to abound is the gerund, abounding. A related noun form is abundance.
The noun 'kind' is a singular, common, abstract noun as a word for  a class or group having characteristics in common.   example: I like that kind of food.    The noun form of the adjective kind is kindness.
A personal pronoun has:    number (singular or plural)   person (first person, second person, third person)   gender (male, female, neuter)       The singular personal pronouns are: I, me, you, he, him, she, her,  it.   The plural personal pronouns are: we, us, you, they,...
Yes, the noun 'furniture' is a mass noun , also called anuncountable noun. The noun 'furniture' is a type of aggregatenoun , a word representing an indefinite number of elements.
Mackerel or mackerels
Ban is not a person, place, idea, or thing, therefore not a noun.'Ban' is an abstract noun, like 'permission', the antonym to 'ban'.
Yes. Population is a noun, both as a collection of people and as any estimate of their number. Populace, people, and residents are all nouns.
i think we kids should have a longer recess because we need a brain break form 4 hours and 40 minutes of learning. i think we should have 30 minutes of recess.
Bye-laws is the plural form, The singular form is bye-law. A Bye-law is a local law, therefore the relative (important) part of the word is law. It is therefore this part that is pluralized
The collective nouns are a cache of money, a rouleau of money, a wad of money.
Music in which a solo instrument is featured in contrast with the entire orchestra. The skill of the soloist is accented by the power and stability of the orchestra.
Strictly speaking, there is no such thing rightly called a pronoun  phrase. A pronoun phrase is a form of noun phrase  (any word or group of words based on a noun or pronoun, without a  verb, that can function in a sentence as a subject, or object of a  verb or a preposition).    Here's an...
The word discord is a noun, a word for lack of harmony or  unpleasant musical sounds.    Example sentence: We need to hold a meeting to discuss the  discord in the dorm.
The possessive form of the singular noun writer is  writer's.    example: I've been in touch with the writer's agent.
The plural possessive form of neighbors is neighbors'.   The neighbors' cars are in the driveway. (more than one neighbor each owns a car   that is currently in the driveway)
The plural form of the noun writer is writers.   The plural possessive form is writers'.    example: I've been asked to speak at a writers' conference.
  Articles, such as 'a', 'an' and 'the', are used to signal nouns and to specify their classifications.     Examples are as follows:     We have a school down the road.   We go to the school down the road.   We have an hour to get this work done.
A very wide, looping punch intended to throw as much bodyweight as possible behind a punch. Can cause a KO if it connects, but this depends on your own power, the ability of the man in front of you to take a punch, your accuracy (no use if you punch the cranium), and the structural integirty of the...
the plural of opposite is opposites.
The word 'hi' is an interjection, it has no plural form. The word 'hello' is also an interjection and it is a noun, the plural noun form is 'hellos'.
The correponding noun to the adjective steady is steadiness.
There are a list of certain rules that change words to their plural form.
Examples of common nouns for professions, with synonyms that are  also common nouns:    shopkeeper - proprietor  laborer - construction worker  doctor - physician  office worker - administrative assistant  manager - administrator  sculptor = artist  nurse - health care worker  teacher -...
The noun 'basketball' is a singular, common noun; a  general word for a type of sport or a type of ball.    The noun 'basketball' is an abstract noun as a word for a  sport or a game; a word for a concept.   The noun 'basketball' is a concrete noun as a word for the  ball used to play the...
Aspiration is the noun derived from the verb 'aspire.'
Cowboys is the plural form of cowboy
Imagine is a verb, the corresponding noun is imagination. The plural of imagination is imaginations
The singular possessive form of criterion is criterion's
The noun army is a singular, common, concrete noun; a word for a large organized body of armed personnel trained for war especially on land; a great number of persons or things. The noun army is also used as a collective noun, a word used to group people or things taken together as one whole; for...
Yes, the word tree's with an aposthrophe s is the possessive singular. Example sentences: University botonists studied the tree's bark for disease. (singular possessive) University botonists studied the trees' bark for disease. (plural possessive) If a noun is plural and ends in an s, then (in...
No, influenza is a concrete noun.
Rumble can be a verb or a noun. It is a concrete noun (a noun that can be experienced with one of the five senses, in this case sound, hearing).
you are a little Niger
The plural of colleague is colleagues. This follows the basic rule  for forming most plurals: just add an "s".
Yes, the noun 'bus' is a common noun ; a general word for avehicle for transporting passengers; a word for any bus of anykind. The word 'bus' is also a verb: bus, buses, busing, bused.
To speak; to give a speech. And jokingly, you may see some political blogs and magazines use a made-up verb called "to speechify"-- which means to give a really elaborate speech that is actually kind of phony; to launch into a big speech when you don't really need to. Politicians do this far too...
"Not at my desk " is the right one.
The hard test was hard to understand.
The possessive form can be princess's or princess' -- although some  styles require the apostrophe S instead of just the apostrophe in  formal writing, the meaning is usually obvious, and does have the  benefit of not being confused with a colloquial contraction (e.g.  He knows where the...
The abstract noun form of the adjective 'exotic' is exoticness . A related abstract noun form is exoticism . The word 'exotic' is a concrete noun as a word for a wordfor a plant or animal that does not live or grow naturally in aparticular area; a word for a physical thing.
No, nouns do not have comparative forms.   Adjectives have comparative forms, for example:    like (positive)  more like (comparative)  most like (superlative)      The word 'like' is also a noun, a verb, and a preposition.
The plural form of the word danger is dangers.
The abstract noun for the verb to starve is starvation.
Normally it is an adjective but it can be used as a noun, e.g. in the 1930s Elliot Ness and his team, who brought Al Capone's reign in Chicago to an end, were known as the untouchables because they refused to accept bribes.
No. A viceroy is a person placed in charge of a government.
Horse is a singular, common, concrete noun; a word for an animal, a thing.
tortured,terified, strong,and brave
The noun 'flush' is a collective noun for: . a flush of ducks . a flush of magpies . a flush of mallards . a flush of plumbers
Well I think that a long time ago some weird cavemen just came up with some random wacky words they never heard before and it just stuck and became a lanuage.
Not by itself it isn't. If it had a helping verb (like is or another form of the verb to be), it would be part of a verb. For example, we could say something like this: James is farting his life away. In such a sentence, the verb is "is farting." When the word farting stands alone, it is what we...
Either equini or equinoxes one of those.
The Police asked me if I knew who stole the bike from school, I said I didn't know.
Examples of common nouns for a physician are:    doctor  general practioner  
Yes - it is something which can be done, so it is an action
The word 'discontent' is a noun, a word for a feeling of  dissatisfaction with one's circumstances; a word for a thing.    The derivatives are the adjective discontented and  the noun discontentment
  deterioration is a noun; it's just not the noun you want. You may be thinking of detritus, but I am not confident that it comes from the same root as deteriarate.
The two pronouns that are the same in the subjective and objective are you and it.
The possessive form of canaries is canaries'.
more stubborn than a ram
The noun mother's is a singular, common, possessive noun; a word for a female person showing that something belongs to that noun.
It is a common noun.
"The boys want their dessert now."   Yes, the possessive adjective 'their' agrees in number with the  plural noun 'boys'.   The pronoun 'their' is the plural form used to describe a noun  belonging to a plural noun (or two or more nouns).
The indefinite pronoun 'everybody' is singular , it has noplural form. The pronoun 'everybody' is a word for 'each person'. Examples: Everybody is welcome. Everybody has arrived. "Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime"
There is no collective noun for accept. The word 'accept' is  a verb.    A collective noun is a noun used to group nouns for people or  things in a descriptive way.    Examples of collective nouns are herd, as in a herd  of sheep or bouquet, as in a bouquet of flowers.
No,the only word that comes close is piano, the plural of which is pianos
The noun cattle is itself is a plural uncountable noun, a  word for domesticated bovines as a group.   "Cattle" is the plural noun in itself for more than one domestic  bovine, be it a bull, cow, ox, steer or heifer. It is never used as  a singular noun.