Concrete noun

Definition: Concrete nouns refers to objects and substances, including people and animals, physical items that we can perceive through our senses, that means concrete nouns can be touched, felt, held, something visible, smelt, taste, or be heard.

Concrete nouns can be countable nouns or uncountable nouns, and singular nouns or plural nouns. Concrete nouns can also be a common noun, proper nouns and collective nouns.

  • This is my house.

  • * In this example the noun "house" names a building where I live. That building is an individual object and can be seen and touched by everyone.
Other examples:
  • Common Concrete Nouns:
    cup, pencil, gift, snake, cat, table, girl, water

  • Countable Concrete Nouns (Singular):
    table, computer, book, door

  • Countable Concrete Nouns (Plural):
    shoes, pants, tables, computers, books, doors

  • Uncountable Concrete Nouns:
    gas, sugar, rice, water, air, oil, salt, cheese

  • Proper Nouns:
    Mrs. Jones, Tom Cruse, Max Ryan

  • * "Time" is a concept that has no physical existence; it is not a Concrete Noun

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