Definitions for nonoʊ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
nonoʊ(adv.; n.)(pl.)noes, nos.
(adv.)(a negative expressing dissent, denial, or refusal, as in response to a question or request.)
(used to emphasize or introduce a negative statement):
No, not one of them came.
not in any degree or manner; not at all (used with a comparative):
He is no better.
whether or no.
(n.)an utterance of the word “no.”
a denial or refusal.
a negative vote or voter.
Origin of no:
bef. 900; ME; OE nā, contr. of ne not +ā ever (see ay1)
not at all; far from being:
He is no genius.
Origin of no:
* Chem. Symbol..
or No or Noh
the classic drama of Japan, using chants and highly stylized movements and formal and thematic patterns derived from religious rites.
Category: Showbiz, Literature
Ref: Compare kabuki. 1
Origin of Nō:
1870–75; < Japn
Category: Geography (terms)
"his no was loud and clear"
nobelium, No, atomic number 102(adj)
a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns for indicating a complete or almost complete lack or zero quantity of
"we have no bananas"; "no eggs left and no money to buy any"; "have you no decency?"; "did it with no help"; "I'll get you there in no time"
no, no more(adverb)
referring to the degree to which a certain quality is present
"he was no heavier than a child"
not in any degree or manner; not at all
"he is no better today"
used to express refusal or denial or disagreement etc or especially to emphasize a negative statement
"no, you are wrong"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
not any, not one
There are no muffins left.; There are no women on the board of directors.; We have no milk.
indicates sth is not permitted
There's is to be no talking during the exam.; No smoking.
indicates a negative response
"Are you comfortable?" "No, not really."; "Didn't they hear me?" "No, I don't think so."; "Would you like some more pasta?" "No, thank you."
indicates agreement with a negative statement
"They don't seem very happy to me." "No they don't."; "The water's not hot enough, is it?" "No."
used to warn sb not to do sth
No, Julie! Stop!
not any or not at all
Papers must be handed in no later than Monday April 5th.; The test was no harder than I had expected.; No more than fifty people are allowed in the room.
A form of classical Japanese musical drama.
Origin: From ne + a.
not any; not one; none
nay; not; not at all; not in any respect or degree; -- a word expressing negation, denial, or refusal. Before or after another negative, no is emphatic
a refusal by use of the wordd no; a denial
a negative vote; one who votes in the negative; as, to call for the ayes and noes; the noes have it
Translations for no
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
We have no food; No other person could have done it.
- لا، أيArabic
- nenhumPortuguese (BR)
- καθόλου, κανέναςGreek
- mitte sugugi, mitteükskiEstonian
- ei yhtäänFinnish
- pas de, aucunFrench
- कुछ नहींHindi
- jedva koji, ništaCroatian
- tidak adaIndonesian
- nessuno, nonItalian
- 조금의 …도 없는Korean
- joks, nė vienasLithuanian
- nekāds; neviensLatvian
- ingen, ikke noe(n)Norwegian
- nici un, nici oRomanian
- ingen, inte någonSwedish
- 沒有Chinese (Trad.)
- کوئي نہيںUrdu
- không chút nàoVietnamese
- 没有Chinese (Simp.)
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