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Exceptions in Parts Of Speech

I am creating a dictionary which Differentiates between the words as Parts of speech I need to know which words are common between/among parts


  • @SpineSniper, I'm not sure I understand what you mean by 'exceptions' and 'Differentiates'.

    You seem to be thinking about when a word can be

    a NOUN or a VERB,
    a VERB or an ADJECTIVE

    If this is what you want, you can copy the information from existing dictionaries.
    For example, if you want to include book, look it up in the online dictionary on this website.
    You'll see two definitions under two headings printed in red:

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