A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun or noun phrase.

A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun phrase. Pronouns refer to persons or things that have been previously specified or can be understood from context. They are often classified into subtypes, which include:

  • Personal pronouns (she)
  • Possessive pronouns (your)
  • Demonstrative pronouns (those)
  • Indefinite pronouns (anybody)
  • Relative pronouns (people who work)
  • Interrogative pronouns (Who did it?).