Words Used as Nouns



Words Used as Nouns :



Note how the following words are used as Nouns.

Bend
There is a bend in the road near the post office.


Bite
1. The bite of a snake is generally fatal.
2. His bark is worse than his bite.


Brave
None but the brave deserve the fair.


Cut
Every little cut helps to cut a tree down.


Drink
A strong drink is dangerous to the health.


Drive
Will you go out for a drive?


Fall
What a fall was there, my countrymen! (Shakespeare)


Feed
He was given two biscuits at one feed.


Fill
They have had their fill.


Finish
Fight to a finish.


Fix
He is in a fix.


Hold
The law hath yet another hold on you . (Shakespeare)


Know
She is in the know.


Lead
Pandit Nehru took the lead and the whole country followed him.


Lift
He gave us a lift in his car.


Purchase
We made our purchase and then left.


Push
He has no push or pluck in him.


Reach
No help was within reach.


Refuse
The streets were full of refuse.
Note that the verb has the stress on the second syllable (refuse) but noun on the first (refuse).


Return
1. That's not a bad return on our investment.
2. On his return, he was posted to a different department.


Split
There is a split in our ranks.


Throw
My house is a stone's throw from here.


Touch
He added a few touches to it.


Turn
One good turn deserves another.


Wear
This serge will stand wear and tear.



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