pronoun Definition

a word that is used instead of a noun or noun phrase, such as 'he', 'it', 'who', or 'which'.

Using pronoun: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "pronoun" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    In the sentence 'She gave him the book', 'she' and 'him' are pronouns.

  • Example

    The word 'it' is a pronoun used to refer to something previously mentioned.

pronoun Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for pronoun


Summary: pronoun in Brief

A 'pronoun' [ˈprəʊnaʊn] is a word that replaces a noun or noun phrase in a sentence. Examples include 'he', 'it', 'who', or 'which'.