Table of Contents
- 1 What is the name of a word that follows a noun and explains or identifies the noun?
- 2 What is a word that follows a noun and identifies that now?
- 3 What is a word that modifies a noun or pronoun?
- 4 What is a word describing or modifies a noun?
- 5 What is a word that takes the place of a noun?
- 6 What is a verb that conveys action that has an object?
What is the name of a word that follows a noun and explains or identifies the noun?
An appositive is a noun or pronoun — often with modifiers — set beside another noun or pronoun to explain or identify it.
What is a word that follows a noun and identifies that now?
PREPOSITION: A word that connects a noun or noun phrase (the object) to another word, phrase, or clause and conveys a relation between the elements.
What word specifies the place direction or time?
A preposition is a word—and almost always a very small, very common word—that shows direction (to in “a letter to you”), location (at in “at the door”), or time (by in “by noon”), or that introduces an object (of in “a basket of apples”).
What is a word that denotes action occurrence or existence?
A verb is a word that expresses an action, describes an occurrence, or establishes a state of being.
What is a word that modifies a noun or pronoun?
An adjective is a word that modifies a noun or pronoun to make the sentence clearer and more specific.
What is a word describing or modifies a noun?
Adjectives are words that modify nouns. They are often called “describing words” because they give us further details about a noun, such as what it looks like (the white horse), how many there are (the three boys) or which one it is (the last house). Adjectives do not modify verbs or other adjectives.
What is a word that describes something?
1 portray, characterize, represent; recount, tell, relate.
What is a word that takes the place of a noun or noun phrase?
Noun phrases are also called noun clauses. A noun phrase always includes a noun, which is a person, place, or thing; or a pronoun, which takes the place of a noun.
What is a word that takes the place of a noun?
A pronoun is a word used to stand for (or take the place of) a noun. Below are the personal pronouns. They are called “personal” because they usually refer to persons (except for it, which refers to things).
What is a verb that conveys action that has an object?
Transitive Verb. This is a verb that conveys action that has an object. Intransitive Verb.
What are action words called?
Action verbs, also called dynamic verbs, express an action whether it be physical or mental. An action verb explains what the subject of the sentence is doing or has done.
What is a word that modifies?
Modifier Basics A modifier is a word, phrase, or clause that modifies—that is, gives information about—another word in the same sentence. For example, in the following sentence, the word “burger” is modified by the word “vegetarian”: The modifier “vegetarian” gives extra information about what kind of burger it is.