from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A phrase whose head is a noun, as our favorite restaurant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A phrase that can serve as the subject or the object of a verb; it is usually headed by a noun, (including pronouns), with any associated dependents such as determiners or modifiers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
noun + phrase (Wiktionary)