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# Noun Types: Definitions

list of various types of nouns with simple definitions at the 7th grade level

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noun
person, place, thing, idea
common noun
refers to any person, place, thing, or idea
proper noun
refers to a specific person, place, thing, or idea and is capitalized
concrete noun
names something that can be recognized through the 5 senses; you can spit on it
abstract noun
names something that cannot be recognized through the 5 senses
collective noun
names a group of people or things
compound noun
type of noun made by joining two or more words; sometimes uses a hyphen