What collective nouns are there?
A collective noun is a noun used to group people or things in a descriptive way. There are hundreds of collective nouns, some examples are:
- an audience of listeners
- a bank of elevators
- a crowd of onlookers
- a dazzle of zebras
- an exaltation of angels
- a flock of sheep
- a gang of elk
- a herd of cows
- an illusion of magicians
- a journey of giraffes
- a kindle of kittens
- a library of books
- a mischief of mice
- a nest of vipers
- an orchestra of musicians
- a pack of wolves
- a quarrel of sparrows
- a raft of hippos
- a school of fish
- a team of players
- an unkindness of ravens
- a venue of vultures
- a wing of vultures
- a yoke of oxen
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A collective noun is a noun used to group people or things takentogether as one whole in a descriptive way. Some nouns are by definition collective nouns such as crowd , he…rd , or bouquet , words for groups. Some nouns can sometimes function ascollective nouns or not: "Please set the table ." (not a collective noun) or "a table of contents" (a collective noun). And some nouns are usedas collective nouns because people like the way they sound or theway they color the image of a group; for example, "a stand of flamingos" and "a flamboyance of flamingos". Both are standard collective nounsfor flamingos. Some examples are: . an army of ants . a bouquet of flowers . a band of gorillas . a class of students . a den of thieves . a fleet of cars . a gang of hoodlums . a team of players The plural form of the collective noun is used when there are twoor more groups: . books of matches . bouquets of flowers . bunches of bananas . classes of students . fleets of cars . teams of players
A collective noun is a word to group a plural noun for people orthings. The word 'her' is a pronoun , a word that takes theplace on a noun for a female, one female. There …isno collective noun of one person.
Yes, the word 'collection' is a noun , a word for anaccumulation of things; a word for a group of something gathered; aword for a group of works of art or literature; a word …for a thing.
Noun forms for the verb collect are collector , collection , and the gerund, collecting . The word 'collect' is a noun (in church use) as a word for a shortprayer, especiall…y one assigned to a particular day or season.
A collective noun for daffodils is the same as the collective nounfor flowers, a bouquet of daffodils.
There is no specific collective noun for "collective nouns." However, I have seen a list of collective nouns and a page of collective nouns.
No, the word 'collects' is a verb ; the third person,singular of the verb to collect. The verb to 'collect' means to gather or to accumulate; a word foran action. The noun … forms of the verb to collect are collector , collection , collective , and the gerund, collecting .
A collective noun is a word used to group people or things takentogether as one whole in a descriptive way. Examples: A flock of sheep. A stable of horses A troop of mo…nkeys A troupe of actors A panel of experts A crowd of onlookers A fleet of cars A flight of stairs A mob of kangaroos A colony of ants.
The word collect is a noun, but the noun collect has an obscure meaning: a short prayer, assigned to a particular day or season; a meeting for worship; an assembly; a collecti…on; a gathering. The word collect is a verb (collect, collects, collecting, collected); the noun form for the verb collect is a collection. The word collect is also an adverb used for the term 'to call collect' (phone call recipient pays for the call) or 'deliver collect', also called C.O.D.
The term is a collective noun; a noun used to group people or things. Some examples are: . A flock of birds . A crowd of people . A crew of workers . A litter …of kittens . A cluster of grapes . A pod of whales
The noun 'collection' is a common noun that can be used as a collective noun. Example:. common noun: We took up a collection for the hurricane victims fund.. collective noun…: A collection of leaves had blocked the gutter..
The collective noun is a collection of collections.
In Collective Nouns
The most common collective nouns for animals are a flock of birds,a school of fish, a swarm of insects. Most collective nouns foranimals are specific for a type of animal, for… example: . a colony of ants . a flock of ducks . a sloth of bears . a pod of whales . a hive of bees . a herd of buffalo . a bed of clams . a pack of wolves . a flamboyance of flamingos . a knot of frogs
No, the word 'they' is a personal pronoun . A personal pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun for aspecific person or thing. The personal pronoun 'they' takes the p…lace of a plural noun, ortwo or more nouns as the subject of a sentence or a clause. Examples: The Browns came to visit and they brought the newbaby. Jack and Jill came to visit and they brought the newbaby. The houses when they were built were in an elite section of town. A collective noun is a word used to group people or things takentogether as one whole in a descriptive way, for example, a crowd of people or a bouquet of flowers.
No, the word 'have' is a verb (have, has, having, had),meaning to possess, to own, to experience. A noun is a word for a person, a place, or a thing. A collective noun is a… noun used to group people or things in adescriptive way. Examples: My mother made a pie . (the noun 'mother' is a wordfor a person, the noun 'pie' is a word for a thing) My mother made a batch of pies . (the noun 'batch' is acollective noun used to group a number of pies) We will have pie for dinner.
In Collective Nouns
A collective noun is a noun used to group people or things in adescriptive way. Examples are: . an army of ants . a band of gorillas . a bed of roses . a caravan of ca…mels . a dazzle of zebras . an exaltation of angels . a flotilla of boats . a gang of thieves . a huddle of penguins . an illusion of magicians . a kaleidoscope of butterflies . a library of books . a mob of kangaroos . a nest of vipers . an ostentation of peacocks . a pack of cards . a plague of locusts . a range of mountains . a sheaf of wheat . a troop of soldiers
No, the word 'he' is a pronoun . A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun in a sentence. The pronoun 'he' is a personal pronoun , a word that takesthe place of a s…ingular noun for a male as the subject of asentence or a clause. A collective noun is a noun used to group people or thingsin a descriptive way. Example: Jack stood still as he watched a flock of birds fill the trees around him. . The pronoun 'he' takes the place of the noun 'Jack' as thesubject of the second part of the sentence. . The collective noun 'flock' groups the birds into a singlegroup.