185 Noun Examples in Sentences

A noun is a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea.

Here’s a list of the most commonly used nouns with example sentences.

1. AbilityI have no doubts as to your ability.

2. Activity – What’s your favourite activity?

3. Addition – He can’t do addition properly yet.

4. Advertising – The company spends a lot of money on advertising.

5. Advice – I need advice from an expert.

6. Analysis – He made a thorough analysis of the situation.

7. Apartment – He rented an apartment in New York.

8. Appearance – He checked her appearance in the mirror.

9. ApplicationThe company received several applications for the job.

10. Area – You need permission to enter a restricted area.

11. Army – He joined the army after graduating from high school.

12. Art – He earns money by selling art.

13. Article – Who wrote this article?

14. Association – I have no association with him.

15. Attention – You need to pay more attention in school.

16. Audience – There was a large audience at the concert last night.

17. BasisTrust is the only basis for a good working relationship.

18. Bird – Did you see that bird?

19. Blood – There was blood on the floor.

20. Boy – I was the new boy at the office.

21. Camera – He bought a new camera.

22. Category – There is a separate category for senior citizens.

23. Cell – He was alone in his cell.

24. Chemistry – We have a chemistry class together.

25. Child – He is not a child.

26. Cigarette – You should not smoke cigarettes they are not good for your health.

27. City – We live in a big city.

28. Collection – The library has a large collection of books.

29. Combination – The lock won’t open without the correct combination.

30. CommunicationCommunication is very important in a relationship.

31. Community – We live in a large community.

32. Competition – He is really worried about the competition.

33. Computer – He bought a new computer.

34. Concept – The whole concept is ridiculous.

35. ContextStephan says that he has been taken out of context on the issue.

36. Control – The whole operation is under the control of a production manager.

37. Country – He has travelled around the country.

38. County – It is one of the most attractive towns in the county.

39. Customer – He was a regular customer at the shop.

40. Data – There is very little data available.

41. Dealer – He is a dealer in foreign stamps.

42. Death – He had been depressed since the death of his father.

43. Decision – He will make the decision on my own.

44. Definition – He did not know the definition of the word.

45. Department – She works in the finance department.

46. Depression – There is depression in the housing market.

47. Depth – We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.

48. Development – I don’t think there have been any new developments in the last four years.

49. Difference – I know the difference between right and wrong.

50. Direction – He wanted directions to a good Indian restaurant.

51. Discussion – We should continue this discussion in private?

52. Disease – He suffers from chronic disease.

53. Disk – He has stored the data on a hard disk.

54. Distribution – The distribution of medals will take place next week.

55. Driver – Is he a good driver?

56. Economic – They have no economic advantage in going to war.

57. Education – She received her education at private schools.

58. EffortIt wasn’t easy, but it was worth the effort.

59. Energy – They devoted all their energy to the completion of the project.

60. Entertainment – There will be live entertainment throughout the day.

61. Environment – We’re trying to create a better environment for our students.

62. Equipment – You need to have the right equipment to do the job.

63. Estate – He will be inheriting the estate from his parents.

64. Event – We are having a school event in April.

65. Exam – He is expected to fail the exam.

66. Expression – He was confused by her expression.

67. Fact – Do you know that for a fact?

68. Failure – The accident was caused by brake failure.

69. Family – He wants to spend more time with her family.

70. Findings – The findings were published in the magazine.

71. Fishing – He went fishing with his dad.

72. Flight – Her flight was delayed by seven hours.

73. Food – Do you have enough food?.

74. Foundation – His foundation works for underprivileged children.

75. Freedom – He refuses to give up his freedom of speech.

76. Goal – His goal is to become a footballer.

77. Government – I don’t agree with the government’s policy on migration.

78. Grandmother – He visits his grandmother every Sunday.

79. Growth – He was surprised at the city’s fast growth.

80. HealthSmoking is bad for your health.

81. Heart – He died of a heart attack.

82. History – He cheated on his history test.

83. Housing – A new housing project has been authorized by the city.

84. Idea – Starting her own restaurant seemed like a good idea at the time, but it turned out badly.

85. Importance – He knows the importance of a good education.

86. Income – He earns a good income as a doctor.

87. Industry – The city is famous for its car industry.

88. Inflation – The government has been unable to control inflation.

89. Information – He might have some information that we need.

90. Instance – She prefers, in this instance, to remain anonymous.

91. Insurance – Do you have medical insurance?

92. Internet – He is always on the Internet.

93. Investment – He can give you investment advice.

94. Knowledge – He has read a lot of books to increase his knowledge.

95. Lake – There is a beautiful lake in the city.

96. Language – What’s your native language?

97. Law – He decided to study law.

98. Library – I am going to return the book to the library.

99. Literature – He is interested in American literature.

100. Location – This is a perfect location.

101. Love – He fell in love with her.

102. Management – The management is looking into the problem.

103. Map – Where can I get a map?

104. Marketing – They have increased their budget for marketing.

105. Marriage – They had an arranged marriage.

106. Math – He got good marks in math.

107. Meat – I don’t like meat.

108. Media – The government tends to control the media.

109. Medicine – He is a member of the running club.

110. Member – He needs his medicine

111. Message – He didn’t leave any message for you.

112. Method – What method did you use.

113. Moment – It should only take a moment to fix the problem.

114. Month – I will go to meet him next month.

115. Mood – He is in a grumpy mood.

116. Movie – I have seen that movie.

117. Music – I don’t like his music.

118. Nation – The entire nation is celebrating the victory.

119. Nature – He devoted himself to the study of nature.

120. News – Is it good news?

121. Newspaper – Have you read the newspaper.

122. Night – He was up all night.

123. Office – He is waiting for you in the office.

124. Opinion – I want your opinion.

125. Opportunity – You will get a lot of opportunities there.

126. Organization – They both are working in the same organization.

127. Oven – I have given the oven for repairing.

128. Painting – I love that painting.

129. Paper – They are out of paper.

130. Payment – He has not received the payment yet.

131. People – He knows a lot of people.

132. Performance – It was his best performance.

133. Person – He’s a good person.

134. Perspective – She had an interesting perspective.

135. Phone – May I use your phone, please?

136. Photo – He showed me a lot of photos.

137. Policy – It goes without saying that honesty is the best policy.

138. Politics – I have no interest in politics.

139. Population – The population of the world is increasing very fast.

140. President – He was elected president.

141. Product – It is a brand new product.

142. Property – This is private property.

143. Quality – They offer quality at a reasonable price.

144. Reading – He loves reading.

145. Recipe – Where did you get the recipe?

146. Relationship – He is not in a relationship right now.

147. Responsibility – I take full responsibility for my actions.

148. Road – We parked by the side of the road.

149. Role – He played a key role in the movement.

150. Safety – I’m concerned for his safety.

151. Scene – It was a beautiful scene.

152. Science – He loves studying science.

153. Security – The college provides adequate security on campus.

154. Shopping – He has gone shopping at the mall.

155. Situation – They are worried about the current political situation.

156. Skill – The work requires a lot of skill.

157. Society – You will be introduced to society at a formal reception.

158. Software – You should update your computer to the latest software.

159. Soup – I don’t like soup.

160. Statement – Their statements will be recorded next week.

161. Story – His story made everyone emotional.

162. Strategy – This strategy won’t work here.

163. Student – They have 400 students in the school.

164. SuccessSuccess comes to those who dedicate everything to their passion in life.

165. System – You don’t know the system, do you?

166. Teacher – He used to be a teacher.

167. Teaching – He loves teaching at the school.

168. TechnologyTechnology has made our lives much easier.

169. Television – He likes watching television.

170. TemperatureTemperature will be above normal this year.

171. Theory – Have you read the theory of evolution.

172. Topic – We discussed a wide range of topics.

173. Truth – You won’t be able to handle the truth.

174. Unit – The party broke up into smaller units.

175. University – He will go to university next year.

176. User – They have more than a million monthly users.

177. Variety – You can get a wide variety of things at that store.

178. Video – He is watching a video on his phone.

179. Way – I hated her way of cooking potatoes.

180. WealthWealth can not make you happy.

181. Week – He had a tough week.

182. Woman – She is the most beautiful woman I have ever seen.

183. Wood – The house is surrounded by woods.

184. World – All the money in the world couldn’t have saved him.

185. Year – I have known him for years.

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