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noun
a word used to name a person, place, thing, or idea
compound noun
two or more words used together as a single noun.
common noun
names anyone of a group of persons, places, things, or ideas
proper noun
a specific name for a particular person, place, thing, or idea - always begins with a capital letter
concrete noun
names a person, place, or thing that can be perceived by one or more of the senses (sight, hearing, taste, touch, or smell)
abstract noun
names an idea, a feeling, a quality, or characteristic
pronoun
a word used in place of one noun or more than one nouns
antecedent
a word that a pronoun stands for
adjective
a word used to modify a noun or pronoun
article
are the most frequently used adjective {an, a, the, etc.}
proper adjective
formed from a proper noun and begins with a capital letter {ex: French literature, Ohio vacation}
verb
a word that expresses an action or a state of being
action verb
a word that expresses physical action or mental action
transitive verb
an action verb that expresses an action directed toward a person or thing
intransitive verb
a verb that expresses an action (or tells something about the subject) without passing the action to a receiver
objects or direct objects
words that receive the action of a transitive verb
linking verb
links or connects the subject with a noun, pronoun, or adjective in the predicate
verb phrase
a phrase that consists of a main verb preceded by at least one helping verb (or auxiliary verb)
auxiliary verb
another word for helping verbs
adverb
a word used to modify a verb, an adjective, or another adverb