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  • count noun — count nouns N COUNT A count noun is a noun such as bird , chair , or year which has a singular and a plural form and is always used after a determiner in the singular. Syn: countable noun …   English dictionary

  • count noun — count ,noun noun count a COUNTABLE noun …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • count noun — noun (OED 1952) a noun which is used to refer to things that can be counted. Examples: woman, stone, tree, dollar. Syn: countable noun Ant: mass noun, non count noun, uncountable noun …   Wiktionary

  • Count noun — (dt. „zählbares Nomen“, dieser Begriff ist jedoch kaum etabliert) heißt in der Sprachwissenschaft ein Nomen, das zählbar ist, d. h., das mit Numeralia (zwei, drei, vier Tiere) und Quantifizierern (kein, jedes, manches Tier) kombiniert werden kann …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • count noun — n a noun that has both a singular and plural form and can be used with a or an →↑noun …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Count noun — In linguistics, a count noun (also countable noun) is a common noun that can be modified by a numeral and that occurs in both singular and plural form, as well as co occurring with quantificational determiners like every, each, several, etc. A… …   Wikipedia

  • count noun — noun Date: 1952 a noun (as bean or sheet) that forms a plural and is used with a numeral, with words such as many or few, or with the indefinite article a or an compare mass noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • count-noun — A noun indicating a kind that can be counted; you can count the books or tables in a room, but not the stuff or the matter. See also mass noun, sortal …   Philosophy dictionary

  • count noun — Gram. a noun, as apple, table, or birthday, that typically refers to a countable thing and that in English can be used in both the singular and the plural and can be preceded by the indefinite article a or an and by numerals. Cf. mass noun. [1950 …   Universalium

  • noun — [naun] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Anglo French; Origin: name, noun , from Old French nom, from Latin nomen; NOMINAL] a word or group of words that represent a person (such as Michael , teacher or police officer ), a place (such as France or school ),… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Noun — For other uses, see Noun (disambiguation). Examples The cat sat on the mat. Please hand in your assignments by the end of the week. Cleanliness is next to Godliness. George Washington was the first president of the United States of America.… …   Wikipedia

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