Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A phrase whose head is a noun, such as the phrase tall trees, whose head is the noun trees.

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  • noun grammar 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.

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  • noun a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb

Etymologies

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noun +‎ phrase

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