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English adjective: no

1. no quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns for indicating a complete or almost complete lack or zero quantity of

SamplesWe 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.

Similarnary, none, zero

Antonymsall, some

English noun: no

1. no (communication) a negative

SamplesHis no was loud and clear.

Broader (hypernym)negative


2. No (substance) a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known

Synonymsatomic number 102, nobelium

Broader (hypernym)chemical element, element

English adverb: no

1. no referring to the degree to which a certain quality is present

SamplesHe was no heavier than a child.

Synonymsno more

2. no not in any degree or manner; not at all

SamplesHe is no better today.

3. no used to express refusal or denial or disagreement etc or especially to emphasize a negative statement

SamplesNo, you are wrong.

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