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Word and Phrase Origins
What is the restrictive label for picnic?
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What are two types of restrictive labels?
A restrictive label is a label that restricts a dictionary definition to a certain field or type of usage. One type would be a field label, which refers to the area to which a subject applies (such as Music or Law); another type would be a usage label, which refers to a certain level of language (for example, Slang) or a region (for example, Southwestern U.S.).
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What is the difference between a restrictive and non restrictive telephone line?
Asked in Parts of Speech
What part of speech is picnic?
Is picnic a pronoun?
No, the word 'picnic' is a noun and a verb. The noun 'picnic' is a word for an outing or occasion that involves taking a packed meal to be eaten outdoors; for example: We had a picnic today. The verb 'picnic' is to have or take part in a picnic; for example: We picnic at the park south of town. A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun in a sentence; for example: We had a picnic today. It was a lot of fun.
Asked in Nouns
Is picnic a proper noun?
No, the noun 'picnic' is a common noun, a general word for any picnic anywhere. A proper noun is the name of a person, place, thing, or a title; for example: Picnic The Restaurant in Fair Lawn, NJ Picnic Road in Ararat VIC, Australia Picnic House in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY 'Picnic at Hanging Rock', (1975) movie The word 'picnic' is also a verb: picnic, picnics, picnicking, picnicked.
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What type of word is picnic?
The word 'picnic' is both a noun (picnic, picnics) and a verb (picnic, picnics, picnicking, picnicked). The noun picnic is a word for an outing that includes food packaged to be eaten outdoors: A picnic in the park sounds very nice on a day like today. The verb to picnic is to take an outing that includes food to be eaten outdoors: We can watch the geese in the pond while we picnic by the lake.