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.