Singular

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The singular form of a word has grammatical number equal to one. In English, this mostly applies to nouns and verbs.

A non-count noun lacks grammatical number as therefore is not itself singular, but as an object a verb that agrees with it must be in the singular form.

Contrast plural.

In English, this mostly applies to nouns and verbs as English lacks number concord for modifiers, with the exception of loan phrases mainly of French or Latin origin.