Plural

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Plural Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
  • grammatical number category referring to two or more items or units

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  • the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

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Plural Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


The plural of a noun shows the number of that noun is more than one.

The singular form of a noun shows the quantity of that noun is one.

In many languages, a suffix (word ending) is added to a word to show that the word is plural. In the English language, the suffix -s is used to indicate that a noun has been turned into its plural form (inflection). Here is an example: cat is a singular noun, but cats is a plural noun.

There are a number of exceptions:



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* The plural of anecdote is data. - Ben J. Wattenberg


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