What is collection noun?
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
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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 , herd , 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 ( Full Answer )
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.
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. ( Full Answer )
There is no specific collective noun for the noun "nouns." However, I have seen a list of nouns. The collective noun for nouns is a list of nouns.
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, especially one assigned to a particular day or season.
The collective noun 'herd' is used for: . a herd of antelopes . a herd of bison . a herd of boars . a herd of bucks . a herd of buffalo . a herd of camels . a herd of caribou . a herd of cattle . a herd of chamois . a herd of chinchillas . a herd of cows . a herd of cranes . a herd of …curlews . a herd of deer . a herd of dinosaurs . a herd of dolphins . a herd of donkeys . a herd of eland . a herd of elephants . a herd of elk . a herd of giraffes . a herd of gnus . a herd of goats . a herd of hares . a herd of harlots . a herd of hartebeest . a herd of harts (red deer) . a herd of hippopotamuses (hippos) . a herd of horses . a herd of ibex . a herd of llamas . a herd of moose . a herd of otologists . a herd of rabbits . a herd of rhinoceroses (rhinos) . a herd of pigs (in a yard or in the field) . a herd of porpoises . a herd of reindeer . a herd of seahorses . a herd of seals . a herd of sheep . a herd of swans . a herd of swine . a herd of tourists . a herd of walruses . a herd of whales . a herd of wildebeest . a herd of wrens . a herd of yaks . a herd of zebra ( Full Answer )
No, the noun mankind is a common, non-count, abstract noun. A collective noun for mankind is the family of mankind .
A collective noun for daffodils is the same as the collective nounfor flowers, a bouquet of daffodils.
Yes, collective nouns would always be common nouns. For example: . a flock of birds . a group of grouse . a collection of objects . a herd of bison . a shoal of minnows . a crowd of people
The noun 'collection' is a standard collective noun for acollection of stamps (or the plural, collections of stamps), acollection of objects (or things). A collective noun is an informal part of language. The noun'collection' lends itself very well to many situations where thereis no standard colle…ctive noun, for example, a collection of ideas,a collection of parts, a collection of bottle caps, etc. ( Full Answer )
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 .
The word flock is a collective noun, for example a flock of sheep or a flock of robins .
Depends on your definition of 'collective noun.' If you mean a plural noun, the most common way is to ad an S to the end. A true collective noun, however, is unique to each situation and you just have to look it up. You don't turn a noun into a collective noun. A collective noun is a word for …a group of something for example herd is a collective noun. We say a herd of cows , a herd of buffalo . Another example is flock . We say a flock of birds a flock of sheep . Others: a band of men, an assembly of toys, a bouquet of flowers, a bunch of grapes ( Full Answer )
There is no standard collective noun for collective nouns, in whichcase a noun that suits the situation can be used, for example: . a list of collective nouns . a book of collective nouns . a collection of collective nouns
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 monkeys A troupe of actors A panel of experts A crowd of onlookers A fleet of cars A flight of stairs A mob of kang…aroos A colony of ants. ( Full Answer )
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 collection; a gathering. The word collect is a verb (collect, collects, collecting, collected); the noun form for the verb collec…t 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. ( Full Answer )
An abstract noun is a word for something thatcan't be experienced by any of the five physical senses; somethingthat can't be seen, heard, smelled, tasted, or touched. An abstractnoun is a word for something that is known, learned, thought,understood, or felt emotionally. examples: ability, beauty…, challenge, drama, education, fortune,gratitude, hope. A collective noun is a word usedto group people or things taken together as one whole in adescriptive way. Collective nouns are an informal part of language. examples: a crowd of people, a herd of goats, a bouquet of flowers; a crew of workers. ( Full Answer )
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..
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 (flock 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) ( Full Answer )
No, the word soldiers is the plural form for the singular noun soldier. Some collective nouns for soldiers are: . an army of soldiers . a battalion of soldiers . a brigade of soldiers . a company of soldiers . a regiment of soldiers . a troop of soldiers
Collective nouns are nouns that use the same rules for plurals as other nouns: A regular plural noun is a noun that adds 's' or 'es' to the end of the word to form the plural. Examples: . a flock of pigeons; several flocks of pigeons . a bunch of grapes; bunches of grapes An irregular …plural noun is a nouns that forms the plural in some other way: . an anthology of poems; anthologies of poems . a sheaf of wheat; sheaves of wheat ( Full Answer )
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 noun 'regiment' is a noun , a singular, common concretenoun. The noun 'regiment' is a standard collective noun for a regimentof flamingos .
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. ( Full Answer )
Examples of collective nouns for clothes are: . a rack of clothes . bundle of clothes . a closet of clothes . a basket of clothes . a collection of clothes
The most suitable collective noun for a group of similar items is a collection of similar items .
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 buff…alo . a bed of clams . a pack of wolves . a flamboyance of flamingos . a knot of frogs ( Full Answer )
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.
A collective noun is a word used to group people or things takentogether as one whole in a descriptive way. The word 'collection' works very well as a collective noun formmany kinds of things, for example, a collection of stamps, acollection of shoes, a collection of cars, etc.
Examples of collective nouns: abandonment of orphans absence of waiters army of ants army of frogs ascension of larks bag of tricks bale of turtles band of angels band of coyotes band of gorillas band of muscians band of pirates bank of elevators barrel of monkeys barren of mules bask of alligators …bed of oysters bench of magistrates bevy of beauties bevy of quails blessing of unicorns block of flats board of directors body of pathologists bouquet of flowers brace of ducks brace of pheasants brood of hens bunch of grapes bushel of corn bushel of crabs caravan of camels chain of mountains charm of finches charm of hummingbirds chest of drawers class of students cloud of grasshoppers cluster of stars clutch of eggs collection of stamps colony of ants colony of beavers colony of penguins company of actors company of owls congregation of crocodiles congress of baboons convocation of eagles coven of witches covey of quail crew of sailors den of thieves fleet of cars fleet of ships flight of cormorants flock of birds flock of sheep flock of tourists gaggle of geese gang of hoodlums group of onlookers herd of buffalo host of sparrows kindle of kittens knot of toads litter of puppies mob of kangaroos murder of crows murmuration of starlings nest of snakes network of computers pack of wolves pack of cards pack of cigarettes pack of gum pack of lies pack of wolves panel of experts pod of porpoises pod of whales posse of lawmen pride of peacocks pride of lions school of fish sedge of cranes shoal of minnows stable of horses string of ponies swarm of bees swarm of eels swarm of flies team of mules team of oxen team of players troop of scouts troop of soldiers troupe of acrobats troupe of minstrels warren of rabbits Note: There is not a collective noun for every letter from A to Z. ( Full Answer )
There is no standard collective noun for people who collect boxes,however, since collective nouns are an informal part of language,any noun that suits the situation can be used; for example a club of box collectors, a convention of boxcollectors, a carton of box collectors, etc.
There is no standard use of the noun herbarium as a collectivenoun, however, collective nouns are an informal part of language.Any noun that suits the situation can function as a collectivenoun, for example, a herbarium of specimens, a herbarium of flora,a herbarium of spices, etc.
Collective nouns are an informal part of language. There arehundreds of standard collective noun, but any noun that suits asituation can function as a collective noun. A collective noun is afunction of a noun, not a form of a noun. The standard use of 'book' as a collective noun is 'a book ofstamps…' or 'a book of matches'. The standard collective noun forthe noun 'book' is 'a library of books'. A 'book of pages' is a suitable use of the noun 'book' as acollective noun. ( Full Answer )
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 e…lk . 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 ( Full Answer )
The noun 'students' is not a collective noun. The noun 'students'is the plural form of the singular noun 'student'. A collective noun is a word used to group people or things takentogether as one whole in a descriptive way. The collective noun for a group of students is a class ofstudents .
Yes, the noun 'collection' is a standard collective noun for acollection of objects and a collection of stamps .
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 place of a plural noun, ortwo or more nouns as the subject of a sentence or a clause. Examples: The Browns came to visit an…d 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. ( Full Answer )
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 wordfo…r 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. ( Full Answer )
The noun 'set' is a standard collective noun for: . a set of bowls . a set of cutlery . a set of dishes . a set of golf clubs . a set of knives . a set of mathematicians . a set of oysters . a set of sails . a set of tires
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 starli…ngs . a congregation of worshipers ( Full Answer )
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 camels . a dazzle of zebras . an exaltation of angels . a flotilla of boats . a gang of thieves . a huddle of penguin…s . 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 ( Full Answer )
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 singular noun for a male as the subject of asentence or a clause. A collective noun is a noun used to group people or things…in 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. ( Full Answer )
The standard collective nouns for monkeys are: . a troop of monkeys . a barrel of monkeys
There is no standard collective noun for a group of collections. Collective nouns are an informal part of language. Any noun that issuitable to the context can function as a collective noun; forexample, a collection of collections, an abundance ofcollections, a library of collections, etc.
Building is not a collective noun it is a singular common noun. Acollective noun for building could be block. eg A block ofbuildings
A group of pearls is usually called a 'string.' So you would have a'string of pearls.'
The word for a group of leopards is 'leap.' So, you could say, 'aleap of leopards.'