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Collective Nouns

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A collective noun is the word used to label a group of nouns as a whole. For instance, a group of fish is collectively called a school.
The noun 'gam' is a standard collective noun for:    a gam of porpoises  a gam of whales  
The word school is used as a collective noun for a school of  fish or a school of thought.
The general collective noun for birds is a  flock of birds.   The general collective nouns for fish are a school of fish  and a shoal of fish.   The general collective noun for larger animals is, for example, a  herd of deer.    Many individual species also have their own collective...
The collective nouns are a cache of money, a rouleau of money, a wad of money.
The noun 'ice cream' is an uncountable (mass) noun, a word  for a substance. The plural form 'ice creams' is a word for 'types  of' or 'kinds of' ice cream; for example, a menu of ice  creams, a selection of ice creams, a variety of ice  creams, etc.
There is no collective noun for accept. The word 'accept' is  a verb.    A collective noun is a noun used to group nouns for people or  things in a descriptive way.    Examples of collective nouns are herd, as in a herd  of sheep or bouquet, as in a bouquet of flowers.
The collective noun is a set of crockery.
A ten letter collective noun for paintings is a  collection of paintings.
The standard collective nouns are a cache of money, a  rouleau of money, a wad of money.
The collective nouns are:    a bundle of sticks  a display of flags  
A troop, a cartload, a barrel or a tribe
The collective nouns for books are stack of books, a shelf of books, and library of books.
Check out the link below for a list of collective for animals.
An animal is not a collective noun. A collective noun is a word to  group people or things. There are many collective nouns for animals  of all kinds. Some of them that start with the letter L are:    a litter of puppies (or kittens)  a litter of pigs  a leash of foxes  a leash of rabbits ...
The collective noun is a chain of department stores.
There is no specific collective noun for the noun vowels, in which  case a noun suitable for the situation can be use, for example a  group of vowels, a string of vowels, a bunch of vowels, etc.
Collective nouns for bushes are a clump of bushes, a row of bushes, or a hedge of bushes. Collective nouns for cards is a deck of cards, a pack of cards, or a hand of cards.
There is no specific collective noun for grapevines, in which case, a noun suitable for the context of the sentence is used, for example a tangle of grapevines, a cloak of grapevines, etc.
The noun 'host' is a collective noun for: .a host of angels .a host of sparrows .a host of epidemiologists .a host of padres
The standard collective noun is "a suite of furniture". Collective nouns are an informal part of language. Any noun thatsuits the context can function as a collective noun, such as "a showroom of furniture".
The collective nouns for dinosaurs are:    a herd of dinosaurs   a pack of dinosaurs   
Yes, the noun 'suite' is the standard collective noun for'furniture'.
A group of related people is a family of people.
The collective nouns for dragon are a flight of dragons, a weyr of dragons, or a wing of dragons.
There is no standard collective noun for animals in general. Some  standard collective nouns are:    a herd of animals  a flock of birds  a school of fish, a shoal of fish     Many individual species have a standardized collective noun, for  example:    an aerie of hawks   an...
No. It's just the plural form of a singular noun. If you said 'a group of spectators' the word group would be a collective noun.
Yes, the noun 'stack' is a collective noun in the term a 'stack  of hay'.    The other standard collective nouns for 'hay' are:    a bale of hay   a bundle of hay   a truss of hay   
There is no standard collective noun for the noun 'monsters'. A  collective noun is an informal part of language, any noun that  suits the context of the situation can function as a collective  noun; for example, a mess of monsters, a pack of  monsters, a congregation of monsters, etc.
The collective noun for clans is a gathering of clans.
The collective noun is a community of families. The  noun 'community' is functioning as a collective noun.
Examples of collective nouns for wild animals are:    an aerie of hawks   an armory of aardvarks   an army of ants   an army of caterpillars   an army of frogs   a band of coyotes   a band of gorillas   a bask of crocodiles   a battery of barracuda   a bed of mussels ...
There is no standard collective noun for wild animals in general.  Some standard collective nouns are:    a herd of animals  a flock of birds  a school of fish, a shoal of fish      Many individual species have a standardized collective noun, for  example:    an army of ants ...
The collective noun is a team of cheerleaders.
The collective nouns are:    a chatter of budgerigars   a chattering of budgerigars   a flock of budgerigars   
The standard collective noun is a herd of gazelles .
The collective noun for balloons is a festival  of balloons.   
A pack is a collective noun for wolves. A pack if wolves is a group of wolves wandering in together looking for food, water and protection.
The collective noun for 'string' is a ball of string. The noun 'string' is a standard collective noun for: .a string of ducks .a string of horses .a string of mules .a string of pearls .a string of ponies .a string of racehorses .a string of violinists
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The collective noun for gun shots is a volley of rifle shots.
There is no standard collective noun for a group of rocks. Collective nouns are an informal part of language. Any noun thatsuits the context can function as a collective noun; for example, a pile of rocks, a heap of rocks, a row ofrocks, etc.
The collective noun for the noun 'lawyers' is: .an eloquence of lawyers .an argument of lawyers .a disputation of lawyers .a greed of lawyers .a huddle of lawyers .a quarrel of lawyers .an escheat of lawyers
There is no standard collective noun for butter.    As a uncountable noun for a substance, the best you can do is use  the forms that butter comes in or is used in, such as a  pound of butter, a stick of butter, a cup of  butter.
The collective nouns for 'mouse' are: a plague of micea horde of micea cluster of micea mischief of mice
A dilation of pupils
The noun 'hand' is a standard collective noun for:    a hand of bananas  a hand of cards  
There is no specific collective noun for nautiluses (or nautili,  both plural forms are accepted), in which case a noun suitable for  the situation is used, such as a pair of nautiluses or a group of  nautiluses.
Collective nouns for corn are: .a field of corn .a bushel of corn .a sheaf of corn .a stalk of corn .a row of corn .an ear of corn
There is no specific collective noun for plagues, there is seldom more than a single plague active at a time. A collective noun that might be applicable is a series of plagues. The noun 'plague' is a collective noun used to group things that are harmful and have become too common (a plague of...
There is no specific collective noun for the noun bulls. The general collective noun for large animals such as cattle,zebras, walruses, etc. is a herd .
The collective noun for oxen pulling a wagon is a team ofoxen .
No, leadership is a common, abstract, compound noun, a word for the quality of a person, the action of leading, the position of being a leader.
The collective noun for a group of chipmunks is a scurry of  chipmunks.
The noun 'gang' is a standard collective noun for:    a gang of bison  a gang of buffalo  a gang of convicts  a gang of elk  a gang of hoodlums  a gang of hooligans  a gang of prisoners  a gang of slaves  a gang of thieves  a gang of turkeys  a gang of weasels  a gang of workmen  ...
The collective noun is a litter of pups.
Gear...well in wow atleast lol
The collective noun for smelly shoes is a pair of smelly shoes.
The collective noun 'herd' is used for: .a herd of antelopes .a herd of bison .a herd of boars .a herd of bucks .a herd of buffalo .a herd of camels .a herd of caribou .a herd of cattle .a herd of chamois .a herd of chinchillas .a herd of cows .a herd of cranes .a herd of curlews .a...
The collective noun for Lifesavers (the candy) is a roll of Lifesavers. There is no collective noun for lifesavers (also called a life ring). However, a noun suitable for the situation can be used, for example a stack of lifesavers, a row of lifesavers, a locker of lifesavers, etc.
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The collective nouns for pheasants are:    a bevy of pheasants  a bouquet of pheasants  a brace of pheasants (2)  a covey of pheasants  a head of pheasants  a nest of pheasants  a nide of pheasants  a nye of pheasants  a warren of pheasants  
Collective nouns for trees are a stand of trees, a grove of trees, a copse of trees, a forest of trees. The collective noun choir is used for a choir of angels or a choir of singers.
Collective nouns for hawks are: an aerie of hawksa cast of hawksa kettle of hawks a lease of hawksa leash of hawks a mews of hawks a moulting of hawks a stream of hawks
Yes, the noun 'audience' is a standard collective noun for an audience of listeners .
No, there is no word in English spelled "furnitures". The noun"furniture" is an uncountable (mass) noun, it has no pluralform. The uncountable noun "furniture" is a type of aggregate noun, aword representing an indefinite number of elements. The standard collective noun for furniture is "a suite...
The noun banana is not a collective noun. The word banana is a singular noun, a word for a type of fruit. A collective noun is used to group people or things taken together as one whole.Collective nouns for bananas are a cluster of bananas, a bunch of bananas, a hand of bananas.
No, it is not a noun so it is not a collective noun. The noun form is cheerleader, but that is not a collective noun.
Close. A collective noun is a noun used to group people or  things in a descriptive way.   Examples:    a crowd of people  a mob of people (an unruly crowd)  a flock of geese (on the ground)  a skein of geese (in flight)  a wedge of geese (in formation)  
The collective noun for a family of lions is a 'pride of lions'. A small pride of lions walked out of the trees onto the road in front of us.
There is no specified collective noun for trees in a road; you might use an obstruction of trees, a hazard of trees, or a suitable noun of your choice.
A row of trees is a perfectly good collective noun for trees that are in a row; a common practice for a pleasing arrangement of trees.
Examples of standard collective nouns for scholars are:    an academy of scholars   a class of scholars   a cohort of scholars       Other collective nouns that are or have been suggested for  scholars:    a party of scholars   a roll of scholars   a register of...
A collective noun is a word used  to group people or things taken together as one whole in a  descriptive way. Collective nouns are an informal part of language.    examples: a crowd of people, a herd of goats, a  bouquet of flowers; a crew of workers.    An abstract noun is a word for...
A collective noun is a noun used for a group of people orthings. There is only one Superman. A collective noun is not applicable.
No, a collective noun should be singular if it refers to one group,  it should be plural if it refers to two or more groups.    Example:   A new family moved into the house next door. (singular)   The families on our street put together a block party.  (plural)   The polls show that...
Collective nouns for pancakes are a batch of pancakes or a stack of pancakes.
Collective noun for porpoises could be a school, herd, pod, crowd or shoal
The standard collective noun is an assembly of clergymen.
The collective nouns for camels are: .a caravan of camels .a flock of camels .a herd of camels .a train of camels
The collective nouns may be: a board of directorsa board of administrators
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The noun 'quiverful' is not a collective noun.   The noun 'quiverful' is a word for the full capacity of a quiver.    The noun quiver is a collective noun for:    a quiver of arrows  a quiver of cobras  
The noun 'staff' is a standard collective noun for a staff of  employees.
A collective noun is a word usedto group people or things taken together as one whole in adescriptive way. Collective nouns are an informal part of language. examples: a crowd of people, a herd of goats, a bouquet of flowers; a crew of workers. An abstract noun is a word for something...
Family is a collective noun , referring to a basic family unit of parents and children
Many large law firms have a staff of lawyers (sorry about the double 'f' but so few nouns end in 'af'; a sheaf of lawyers, no; a leaf of lawyers, no; a loaf of lawyers, maybe). The standard collective nouns for lawyers are:a disputation of lawyersan eloquence of lawyersan escheat of lawyersa greed...
The noun 'school' is used as a collective noun for a school  of fish.