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Plural (Definition)

The word plural denotes a quantity greater than one. In contrast, the word singular denotes only one.


guitar (singular) guitars (plural)

Interactive example:
Mark hooked a mackerel. Lee caught 2 whelks, and Craig landed a bass. [show me the plural]
Associated pages:
Forming plurals
Forming plurals of compound nouns
Forming plurals (table)
Glossary of grammatical terms

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