What is a Singular Noun?

A noun is said to be singular if it represents a single or one person, place or thing.


  1. An idea came into my mind.
  2. A teacher shapes the future of his/her students.
  3. The visitor had brought gifts for the children.
  4. Every child has the right to education.
  5. The maid looked after the house well.

The highlighted words in the above sentences indicate ‘one’ or ‘single’ nouns. Therefore, they are all singular in number.

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