noun phrase meaning

WNoun phrase
  • A noun phrase or nominal phrase (abbreviated NP) is a phrase which has a noun (or indefinite pronoun) as its head word, or which performs the same grammatical function as such a phrase.
  • Noun phrases often function as verb subjects and objects, as predicative expressions, and as the complements of prepositions.
  • In some modern theories of grammar, noun phrases with determiners are analyzed as having the determiner rather than the noun as their head; they are then referred to as determiner phrases.
noun phrase
noun phrase
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of noun phrase for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "noun phrase" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
    Definiteness: Level 4
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