Some Selective Words Used as Nouns

Some Selective Words Used as Nouns:

  • Black- After the death of her husband she was clothed in black.
  • Blind- We should help the blind.
  • Brave- None but the brave deserves the fair.
  • Break- We came back at the break of day.
  • Can- There is no water in the can.
  • Catch- It was a fine catch and the player was out.
  • Change- Will you give me change for a rupee?
  • Cold- He is suffering from bad cold today.
  • Cut- The cut of this coat is out of fashion these days.
  • Drink- He served us with cold drinks.
  • Drive- We enjoyed a drive in the car.
  • Equal- As a dramatist Kalidas has no equal.
  • Escape- He had a narrow escape from an accident.
  • Fall- The fall of the Roman Empire was sudden.
  • Feed- The baby cries at each feed.
  • Fill- I have had my fill (to my satisfaction or to my heart’s content).
  • Find- This actress is a new find of the director.
  • Fix- I am in a fix now (don’t know what to do).
  • Hide- He deals in hides (skin).
  • Hold- The teacher has no hold upon the students.
  • Ill- We should uproot the ills of society.
  • Know- I am not in the know of your trouble.
  • Laugh- We had a heart laugh in the show.
  • Lead- Pt. Nehru has given the right lead to our country.
  • Lift- He gave us a lift in his car.
  • Meet- We enjoyed the athletic meet yesterday.
  • Move- Your next move is not known to us.
  • Open- I would like to sleep in the open.
  • Over- He was caught in the very first order.
  • Pass- Have you got a free pass for the show?
  • Poor- The rich should help the poor.
  • Reach- This problem is beyond my reach.
  • Refuse- The refuse should always be thrown outside the house.
  • Return- Diwali marks the return of Rama from exile.
  • Run- He has made thirty runs.
  • Stand- The stand taken by him is correct.
  • Throw- He lives at a stone’s throw.
  • Wear (and Tear)- The life of a watch is shortened by its wear and tear (usage).

Kinds of NounEssay on Students and Politics
Pronoun and its KindsEssay on My Favourite Hero
Indefinite and Distributive PronounsEssay on An Ideal Sportsman
Use of the ArticleLegacy of 19th Century– NIOS

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