Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

This tag is for questions about nouns. Nouns are words that refer to an entity, quality, state, action, or concept. Add this tag to single-word-requests if you are looking for a noun. Add the tag word-usage if you are asking about the usage of the noun.

Use this tag for questions that are about nouns. Nouns are a class of words; a noun typically refers to a "person, place, or thing (including abstract concepts)". Nouns can be modified by articles (a, the) or prepositions (at, in) and can be the subject or object of a sentence.

Whenever possible and appropriate, it is advisable to also tag the questions in this tag with more specific tags, such as , , , etc...

Use the question checklist to determine if your question fits the tag. You can also look at the example questions. If this tag doesn't fit your question, have a look at the related tags below to see if one of them might fit your question better.

Question Checklist

  • Is the question about a noun?
  • Does the question contain the word?
  • If not, are you specifically looking for a noun?

Example Questions

Related Tags

  • Add for questions about the meaning of words or phrases in specific contexts.
  • Add for questions that concentrate on the origin of a word or phrase rather than nuances of the meaning.
  • Add if you don't know the word you need yet.
history | excerpt history