What kind of noun is not a collective noun?
A collective noun is used to refer to a group of people or things. The opposite of a collective noun is a countable noun. If I say there is a flock of birds, you really don't know how many I mean other than "more than 1". However, if I say there is a pair of geese on the lawn, you know there are two. "Flock" is collective, while "pair" is not.
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The noun cattle is a common, plural, concrete noun; a word forbovines kept for the purpose of food or labor animals. Sometimesused as an alternate plural for cows. The collec…tive nouns used for cattle a drift, a drove, a kine, amob, a team (two animals used for work), or a herd of cattle.
Paste pictures of a cat, a banana, a pilot, a house, a tree, and a rose. These are all common nouns. Paste a picture of President Obama, the Eiffel Tower, Mount Everest, Syd…ney Harbor Bridge, and the Amazon River. These are all proper nouns. Past a picture of Queen Elizabeth II, draw an arrow pointing to her crown; a picture of the Statue of Liberty, draw an arrow pointing to her torch; a picture of Yellowstone National Park, draw an arrow pointing to a geyser; a picture of a teacher sitting at a desk, draw an arrow pointing to the desk. The queen's crown, the statue's torch, the park's geyser, and the teacher's desk are all possessive nouns. Past a picture of a fleet of taxis, a litter of kittens, a pack of gum, bunch of celery, a pair of gloves, and a flock of birds. These are all collective nouns. Paste a picture of a baseball, a bathtub, a highway, a newspaper, a cowboy, a milkmaid, and Spongebob Squarepants. These are all compound noun.
The word 'professor' is a singular, common noun , not a collective noun. A collective noun is a word used to group people or things takentogether as one whole. Some collect…ive nouns for professors are: a patience of professors a pomposity of professors a procrastination of professors an arrogance of professors an anthology of professors an absence of professors a profundity of professors a passel of professors
Collective nouns are words used to group nouns for people, animals, or things. Examples: People abandonment of orphans absence of waiters band of musicians band of… pirates bench of magistrates board of directors class of students company of actors coven of witches crew of sailors Animals colony of ants colony of penguins company of owls congregation of crocodiles congress of baboons convocation of eagles flight of cormorants flock of birds flock of sheep herd of buffalo Things bag of tricks bank of elevators block of flats bouquet of flower bunch of grapes bushel of corn chain of mountains chest of drawers cluster of stars fleet of ships
There is no specific collective noun for "collective nouns." However, I have seen a list of collective nouns and a page of collective nouns.
Orchestra is a collective noun for a group of musicians .
It's simply a noun, using the gerund tense.
Collective nouns are an informal part of language. There arehundreds of standard collective nouns such as a staff ofemployees, a herd of cattle, or a bouquet of flowers.…However, any noun that suits the context of the situation canfunction as a collective noun. Collective nouns are often used toadd color or humor to a description. The only tip to collective nouns is that the noun used should helpillustrate what you are trying to communicate to a listener orreader.
Yes, the noun 'bevy' is a collective noun, used for groups of people or things, most commonly for groups of birds on the ground.
Yes, a collective noun can be a concrete noun, for example: . a bouquet of flowers (bouquet is a concrete noun, a thing that can be seen and touched) . a flock of birds (f…lock is a concrete noun, a thing that can be seen and heard) . a crowd of onlookers (crowd is a concrete noun, a thing that can be seen and heard) . a chain of islands (chain is a thing that can be seen)
The noun brood is a collective noun for: . a brood of chess players . a brood of chickens . a brood of chicks . a brood of hens . a brood of grouse . a brood of turkeys… . a brood of mares . a brood of pheasants . a brood of termites . a brood of vipers . a brood of jellyfish
The collective noun 'bunch' is used for: a bunch of bananas a bunch of deer a bunch of ducks (on water) a bunch of flowers a bunch of grapes a bunch of keys a bunch of seals a… bunch of waterfowl a bunch of wigeon a bunch of wildfowl a bunch of worms The plural form 'bunches' can be used for any of these groups whenthere are two of more of the groups.
In Collective Nouns
No, the noun 'property' is not a collective noun. The noun 'property' is a singular, common, abstract noun; a word for something that is owned; a special quality of something.… A collective noun is a word used to group people or things taken together as one whole in a descriptive way.
The noun 'company' is a singular, common noun. The noun 'company' functions as a collective noun for: . a company of actors . a company of angel fish . a company of arche…r fish . a company of capitalists . a company of finches . a company of girl guides . a company of moles . a company of owls . a company of parrots . a company of soldiers . a company of widgeon
In Collective Nouns
The collective noun 'congregation' is a singular , common , concrete , noun; a word for a group of peopleor things. The noun 'congregation' is a standard collective noun …for: . a congregation of churchgoers . a congregation of crocodiles . a congregation of eagles . a congregation of magpies . a congregation of people . a congregation of plovers . a congregation of rooks . a congregation of starlings . a congregation of worshipers
In Collective Nouns
The noun 'congregation' is a standard collective noun for: . a congregation of churchgoers . a congregation of crocodiles . a congregation of eagles . a congregation o…f magpies . a congregation of people . a congregation of plovers . a congregation of rooks . a congregation of starlings . a congregation of worshipers
Building is not a collective noun it is a singular common noun. Acollective noun for building could be block. eg A block ofbuildings