Assumpsit vs Noun - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between assumpsit and noun
is that assumpsit
is (legal) a promise or undertaking, either express or implied, founded on a consideration while noun
is (grammar|sensu lato) a name of a thing either a noun substantive, which can stand alone and does not require another word to be joined with it to show its signification, or a noun adjective, which can not stand by itself, but requires to be joined with some other word, in order to make sense.
As a verb noun is
to convert a word to a noun.
(legal) A promise or undertaking, either express or implied, founded on a consideration.
(legal) An action to recover damages for breach or nonperformance of such a promise.
(grammar, sensu lato) A name of a thing. Either a noun substantive, which can stand alone and does not require another word to be joined with it to show its signification, or a noun adjective, which can not stand by itself, but requires to be joined with some other word, in order to make sense.
(grammar, sensu stricto) A word that can be used to refer to a person, animal, place, thing, phenomenon, substance, quality, or idea; one of the basic parts of speech in many languages, including English.
* (sensu stricto) In English (and in many other languages), a noun can serve as the subject or object of a verb. For example, the English words (table) and (computer) are nouns. See .
* name, nameword
* (sensu stricto) noun substantive, substantive
* (sensu lato) noun substantive = substantive, noun adjective = adjective
* (sensu stricto) See also
* abstract noun
* adjectival noun
* attributive noun
* collective noun
* common noun
* concrete noun
* count noun
* mass noun
* non-count noun
* noun adjunct
* noun clause
* noun of assemblage
* noun of multitude
* noun phrase
* plural noun
* proper noun
* uncount noun
To convert a word to a noun.
* 1992 , Lewis Acrelius Froman, Language and Power: Books III, IV, and V
* 2000 , Andrew J. DuBrin, The complete idiot's guide to leadership
- For example, that females are different from but equal to males is oxymoronic by virtue of the nouned status of female and male as kinds of persons.
- However, too much nouning makes you sound bureaucratic, immature, and verbally challenged. Top executives convert far fewer nouns into verbs than do workers at lower levels.