Definition of Pronoun

1. Noun. A function word that is used in place of a noun or noun phrase.




Definition of Pronoun

1. n. A word used instead of a noun or name, to avoid the repetition of it. The personal pronouns in English are I, thou or you, he, she, it, we, ye, and they.

Definition of Pronoun

1. Noun. (grammar) A type of noun that refers anaphorically to another noun or noun phrase, but which cannot ordinarily be preceded by a determiner and rarely takes an attributive adjective. English examples include ''I, you, him, who, me, my, each other''. ¹

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Definition of Pronoun

1. a word that may be used in place of a noun [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pronoun

pronominal adverb
pronominal adverbs
pronominal phrase
pronominal verb
pronominal verbs
pronominalize
pronominalized
pronominalizes
pronominalizing
pronominally
pronota
pronotal
pronotaries
pronotary
pronotum
pronoun (current term)
pronounal
pronounce
pronounceable
pronounced
pronouncedly
pronouncement
pronouncements
pronouncer
pronouncers
pronounces
pronounciate
pronounciation
pronouncing
pronouns

Literary usage of Pronoun

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown (1851)
"That 1st a relative pronoun, of the second person, singular number, ... A. pronoun i« a word used in stead of a noun. 2. Л relative pronoun te & pronoun ..."

2. Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar by Wilhelm Gesenius, Thomas Jefferson Conant, Emil Roediger, Benjamin Davies (1846)
"RELATIVE pronoun AND RELATIVE CLAUSES. 1. The pronoun "HOS often serves merely as a sign of relation, ie to give a relative signification to substantives, ..."

3. Gesenius Hebrew grammar by Wilhelm Gesenius, Emil Roediger (1851)
"RELATIVE pronoun AND RELATIVE CLAUSES 1. The pronoun "lOS often serves merely as a sign of relation, ie to give a relative signification to substantives, ..."

4. Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar by Wilhelm Gesenius, Benjamin Davies (1853)
"The Hebrew is able in this way to give a relative sense to the pronoun of ... Before 108 we are often to supply the personal or demonstrative pronoun (he, ..."

5. English Grammar Simplified: Its Study Made Easy by James Champlin Fernald (1916)
"The pronoun is used in place of a noun in either of two ways: (1) As a substitute for ... The word for which a pronoun stands, or to which it refers back, ..."

6. English Grammar Simplified: Its Study Made Easy by James Champlin Fernald (1916)
"The pronoun is used in place of a noun in either of two ways: (1) As a substitute for ... The word for which a pronoun stands, or to which it refers back, ..."

7. Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar by Wilhelm Gesenius, Thomas Jefferson Conant, Emil Roediger (1856)
"The Hebrew is able, in this way. to give a relative sense to the pronoun of the ... The relative 11TS often includes the personal or demonstrative pronoun, ..."

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