noun. a noun formed from a verb (such as the `-ing' form of an English verb when used as a noun).
- deverbal noun
- gerundium (Latin)
- gerundus (Latin)
Example sentences of the word gerund
1. Noun, singular or mass
Studying can be fun is an example of a sentence with a gerund (studying) as the subject.
The sentence "Jumping is good for your heart" uses the gerund form of "jump" as the subject of the sentence.