List of the top English common nouns

These lists show you which words are used most often. They give you examples of their correct use in phrases or sentences. Note that some words may be used as noun, verb, adjective etc. For definitions and more uses and different meanings of these words you should refer to a good online dictionary or printed book dictionary of English.

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  • east


  • economy

  • They travelled in economy class

  • edge


  • education


  • effect

  • What effect will this have on my salary?

  • effort


  • election


  • element

  • Football is a game of skill but there is still an element of chance that produces surprise results.

  • employment


  • end

  • At the end of the day.

    The far end of the road.

    At the end of the meeting, there was a collection to raise money for the project.


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