noun equivalent

noun

Definition of noun equivalent

: a word group (as to err in "to err is human") or a word (as they in "they are hungry") not otherwise a noun in a syntactic function that is ordinarily performed by a noun

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“Noun equivalent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noun%20equivalent. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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