from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Used to express refusal, denial, disbelief, emphasis, or disagreement: No, I'm not going. No, you're wrong.
- adv. Not at all; not by any degree. Often used with the comparative: no better; no more.
- adv. Not: whether or no.
- n. A negative response; a denial or refusal: The proposal produced only noes.
- n. A negative vote or voter.
- interj. Used to express strong refusal, doubt, or disbelief.
- adj. Not any; not one; not a: No cookies are left.
- adj. Not at all; not close to being: He is no child.
- adj. Hardly any: got there in no time flat. See Usage Note at nor1.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- Not any.
- Not any possibility or allowance of (doing something).
- Not (a); not properly, not really; not fully.
- adv. Not.
- adv. Not any, not at all.
- prep. Used to show disagreement or negation.
- prep. Used to show agreement with a negative question.
- n. A negating expression; an answer that shows disagreement or disapproval.
- n. A vote not in favor, or opposing a proposition.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not any; not one; none; ; -- often used as a quantifier.
- adv. 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.
- n. A refusal by use of the word no; a denial.
- n. A negative vote; one who votes in the negative
- n. Number; -- the number designating place in an ordered sequence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not ever; never; not at all; not.
- Not so; nay; not: with implied, but not expressed, repetition of a preceding (or succeeding) statement denied or question answered in the negative, with change of person if necessary.
- In answer to a request (expressed or anticipated): in this use often repeated for emphasis: as, no, no, do not ask me.
- Used parenthetically in iteration of another negative.
- Used continuatively, in iteration and amplification of a previous negative, expressed or understood.
- Not: used after or, at the end of a sentence or clause, as the representative of an independent negative sentence or clause, the first clause being often introduced by whether or if: as, he is uncertain whether to accept it or no; he may take it or no, as he pleases.
- See no. adverb
- n. A denial; the word of denial.
- n. A negative vote, or a person who votes in the negative: as, the noes have it.
- Not any; not one; none.
- No is used, like not in similar constructions, with a word of depreciation or diminution, to denote a certain degree of excellence, small or great according to circumstances.
- Not in any degree; not at all; in no respect; not: used with a comparative: as, no longer: no shorter; no more; wo less.
- An abbreviation of the Latin numero, ablative of numerus, number: used for English number, and so as a plural Nos.: as, No. 2, and Nos, 9 and 10.
- n. In Japan, a sort of dignified operatic performance consisting of music and dancing, with recitation. The carved masks worn by the performers indicate the characters portrayed.
- n. An abbreviation
- n. of northern
- n. In chem., the symbol for noriurn.
- An abbreviation of not otherwise provided for.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. referring to the degree to which a certain quality is present
- adj. quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns for indicating a complete or almost complete lack or zero quantity of
- adv. used to express refusal or denial or disagreement etc or especially to emphasize a negative statement
- adv. not in any degree or manner; not at all
- n. a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
- n. a negative
- n. the number designating place in an ordered sequence
In the words of LaBeouf, he should have just said…..no no no no No No No NO NO NO No no.
I had a man rear end my car..no insurance, no driver's license and no green card!
DrDon, as you no doubt know, the time it takes current immigrants to learn english is no different than it was at the beginning of the 20th century. and we got all kinds of funny signs in NYC -- ¡no hay problema, chico!
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I'm no fan of public education as it's currently implemented-off the top of my head, Milton Friedman's voucher proposal in Capitalism and Freedom seems infinitely preferrable to how we do things now-but if the choice is what we have now or *no* public education system then I favor what we have now.
May 18, 2009 at 7:07 am no no……..no water boarding.
There would be no profanity..no insults...and no interesting reading here.
No brakes, no hands,..no bars and no fork would be even more tuff. a lot of them look like hairy colourful clowns as is, with their Howard the Duck eyeglasses and oversized flat brimmed hats and all.
I always found the Japanese oriented no offensive pun intended..no seriously Wolverine stories to be some of the best.
So not only is there _no_ evidence to support the Republicans 'position, there's no real upside to it, unless you're in the oil business or oil services business.