Word definition: pronoun

Defiintion of pronoun:

[n] a function word that is used in place of a noun or noun phrase

Synonyms of pronoun:


Antonyms of pronoun:


See Also:

anaphoric pronoun, closed-class word, demonstrative, demonstrative pronoun, function word, personal pronoun, relative pronoun

Webster Dictionary (1913) for pronoun:

\Pro"noun\, n. [Pref. pro- + noun: cf. F. pronom, L.
pronomen. See {Noun}.] (Gram.)
A word used instead of a noun or name, to avoid the
repetition of it. The personal pronouns in English are I,
thou or you, he, she, it, we, ye, and they.