countable noun - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] linguistics  /ˌkaʊntəb(ə)l ˈnaʊn/
singularcountable noun
pluralcountable nouns
  1. a noun that has singular and plural forms. In the plural, countable nouns usually add an ‘s’ or ‘es’, for examplemistakes’, ’problems’, and ‘buses’. When it is singular, a countable noun usually comes after a determiner such as ‘a’, ‘this’, ‘any’, or ‘a lot of’, for example ‘this house, ‘a week’, and ‘the way’.