In most cases, you simply need to add an -“S” to the end of the singular noun to create a plural noun. This is a key principle in English Spelling Rules. However, there are also unique cases where -“es” or -“ies” gets added to the singular word to create a plural word. There are even irregular nouns that follow unique rules. Unfortunately…you are going to have to memorize those.
Here is a list of 100 singular and plural words in the English language.
FAQs – Singular & Plural Words
100 is considered singular. The plural form of 100 is created by adding “hundred” after a number or word indicating quantity. For example “three hundred” or “several hundred”.
A singular and plural example is when you have more than one of something. For example, if you have two cats, that would be a plural example. If you only have one cat, that would be a singular example.
The plural of fish is actually both “fish” and “fishes.” So, if you’re ever unsure whether to use “fish” or “fishes,” you can just default to using “fish” and you’ll be correct most of the time. For example, “there is so man fish in the lake”.
Moose is a unique noun where the singular and plural form are the same. The plural form of moose is moose. For example, “the hunter trapped so many moose in his last hunting trip”.
Yes, “all” is a plural noun that means “every.” For example, you might say “All of the flowers are wilting,” or “All of the students are required to turn in their homework.”
The Bottom Line
This is certainly not a comprehensive list of all the singular and plural words in the English language…but it’s a start. You should also check out our list of the most popular American Idioms! By understanding these simple rules for making singular words into plural words you should be able to improve your writing skills. No matter if you’re in the 3rd grade or if you’re a seasoned author, follow these English language grammar rules and you’ll be writing like a pro