Word definition: noun

Defiintion of noun:

[n] a word that can serve as the subject or object of a verb
[n] a word that can be used to refer to a person or place or thing

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See Also:

collective noun, common noun, content word, count noun, declension, major form class, mass noun, open-class word, proper name, proper noun, substantive

Webster Dictionary (1913) for noun:

\Noun\, n. [OF. noun, nun, num, non, nom, F. nom, fr. L.
nomen name. See {Name}.] (Gram.)
A word used as the designation or appellation of a creature
or thing, existing in fact or in thought; a substantive.

Note: By some grammarians the term noun is so used as to
      include adjectives, as being descriptive; but in
      general it is limited to substantives.