What does Neither mean?

Definitions for Neither
ˈni ðər, ˈnaɪ-Nei·ther

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neither(adj)

    not either; not one or the other

Wiktionary

  1. neither(Adverb)

    similarly not

    Just as you would not correct it, neither would I.

    Etymology: Alteration (after either) of nauther, from nawþer, contraction of nahwæþer, corresponding to no + whether.

  2. neither(Pronoun)

    not either one

    ... because neither is correct.

    Etymology: Alteration (after either) of nauther, from nawþer, contraction of nahwæþer, corresponding to no + whether.

  3. neither(Conjunction)

    not either (used with nor)

    Etymology: Alteration (after either) of nauther, from nawþer, contraction of nahwæþer, corresponding to no + whether.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neither(adj)

    not either; not the one or the other

    Etymology: [OE. neither, nother, nouther, AS. nwer, nhwaeer; n never, not + hwaeer whether. The word has followed the form of either. See No, and Whether, and cf. Neuter, Nor.]

  2. Neither

    not either; generally used to introduce the first of two or more coordinate clauses of which those that follow begin with nor

    Etymology: [OE. neither, nother, nouther, AS. nwer, nhwaeer; n never, not + hwaeer whether. The word has followed the form of either. See No, and Whether, and cf. Neuter, Nor.]

Freebase

  1. Neither

    Neither is the only opera by Morton Feldman, dating from 1977. The libretto consists of a 56-line poem by Samuel Beckett. Beckett and Feldman had met in Berlin in 1976, with plans for a collaboration for Rome Opera. Beckett told Feldman that he himself did not like opera, and Feldman had agreed with Beckett's sentiment. The work is for a soprano soloist and chamber orchestra. It could more properly be called a monodrama, but given Feldman's own disdain for opera, it can be described as an anti-opera.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Neither

    nē′thėr, or nī′thėr, adj. and pron. not either.—conj. not either: and not: nor yet.—adv. not at all: in no case. [A.S. ther, náwther, abbrev. of náhwætherne, not, áhwæther, áwther, either.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Neither' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1892

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Neither' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3195

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Neither' in Adverbs Frequency: #163

How to pronounce Neither?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Neither in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Neither in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Neither in a Sentence

  1. European Council:

    On August 9th, Belarus held elections. These elections were neither free nor fair and did not meet international standards. We don't recognize the results presented by the Belarus authorities.

  2. Prince Charles:

    Sen. Scott suggested that while in Cuba, Prince Charles should meet with dissidents and take a leaf from President Trump book : no such meetings are planned during the tour, but neither are there any planned encounters with Castro, who continues to serve as first secretary of the Communist Party. The Prince Charles and Duchess will meet current President Miguel Diaz-Canel, who recently described Trump's rhetoric towards Cuba as.

  3. Mahinda Rajapaksa:

    The investigation on Sri Lanka was not carried out by an independent Commission of Inquiry, but for the very first time, by the OHCHR (Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights), neither the OHCHR nor the UNHRC has the authority to set up an international war crimes tribunal. The only body with the authority to do so is the UN Security Council where the veto power of China and Russia will be a factor to contend with.

  4. Jen Psaki:

    President Biden condemns violence and any violence in the strongest possible terms, peaceful protests are a cornerstone of our democracy but smashing windows is not protesting and neither is looting, and actions like these are totally unacceptable.

  5. Plains All American Pipeline Company:

    Plains believes that neither the company nor any of its employees engaged in any criminal behavior at any time in connection with this accident.

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