Singular and Plural Nouns

Singular and Plural Nouns

Author: Cathy Oliver
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Introduction to Psychology

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Singular nouns name one person, place, thing, or idea.

        One dock had rows of ships in its harbor.   singular noun


Plural nouns are usually formed by adding -s or -es. They name more than one person, place, thing, or idea. When a singular noun ends in s-sh-ch-or x, add es to make the plural form.

        The three cats climbed to the top of the oak tree.

        The postman delivered four boxes to the house.