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No 1

or Noh  (nō)
n.
The classical drama of Japan, with music and dance performed in a highly stylized manner by elaborately dressed performers on an almost bare stage.

[Japanese , talent, ability, No, from Early Middle Chinese nəŋ, be capable of, can, ability (also the source of Mandarin néeng).]

No 2

The symbol for nobelium.

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No1

no 1

 (nō)
adv.
1. Used to express refusal, denial, disbelief, emphasis, or disagreement: No, I'm not going. No, you're wrong.
2. Not at all; not by any degree. Often used with the comparative: no better; no more.
3. Not: whether or no.
4. Informal Used to indicate agreement with a preceding statement, especially when followed by a stronger judgment supporting that statement: "The car is getting old." "No, I know. It must be 10 years old by now."
n. pl. noes (nōz)
1. A negative response; a denial or refusal: The proposal produced only noes.
2. A negative vote or voter.
interj.
Used to express strong refusal, doubt, or disbelief.

[Middle English, from Old English : ne, not; see ne in Indo-European roots + ā, ever; see aiw- in Indo-European roots.]

no 2

 (nō)
adj.
1. Not any; not one; not a: No cookies are left.
2. Not at all; not close to being: He is no child.
3. Hardly any: got there in no time flat. See Usage Note at nor1.

[Middle English, variant of non, from Old English nān, none : ne, not; see ne in Indo-European roots + ān, one; see one.]

no

(nəʊ)
sentence substitute
1. used to express denial, disagreement, refusal, disapproval, disbelief, or acknowledgment of negative statements
2. used with question intonation to query a previous negative statement, as in disbelief: Alfred isn't dead yet. No?.
n, pl noes or nos
3. an answer or vote of no
4. (often plural) a person who votes in the negative
5. (Parliamentary Procedure) the noes have it there is a majority of votes in the negative
6. not take no for an answer to continue in a course of action despite refusals
[Old English nā, from ne not, no + ā ever; see ay1]

no

(nəʊ)
determiner
1. not any, not a, or not one: there's no money left; no card in the file.
2. not by a long way; not at all: she's no youngster.
3. (followed by comparative adjectives and adverbs) not: no fewer than forty men; no more quickly than before.
4. no go See go174
[Old English nā, changed from nān none1]

no

the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Norway

No

(nəʊ) or

Noh

n, pl No or Noh
(Theatre) the stylized classic drama of Japan, developed in the 15th century or earlier, using music, dancing, chanting, elaborate costumes, and themes from religious stories or myths
[from Japanese talent, from Chinese neng]

No

(nəʊ)
n
(Placename) Lake No a lake in South Sudan, where the Bahr el Jebel (White Nile) is joined by the Bahr el Ghazal. Area: about 103 sq km (40 sq miles)

No

the chemical symbol for
(Elements & Compounds) nobelium

no1

(noʊ)

adv., n., pl. noes, nos. adv.
1. (a negative expressing dissent, denial, or refusal, as in response to a question or request.)
2. (used to emphasize or introduce a negative statement): No, not one of them came.
3. not in any degree or manner; not at all (used with a comparative): He is no better.
4. not: whether or no.
n.
5. an utterance of the word “no.”
6. a denial or refusal.
7. a negative vote or voter.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English nā, contraction of ne not + ā ever (see ay1)]

no2

(noʊ)

adj.
1. not any: no money.
2. not at all; far from being: He is no genius.
[1150–1200]

No


Chem. Symbol.
nobelium.

Noh

(noʊ)

n.
the classic drama of Japan, using chants and highly stylized movements and formal and thematic patterns derived from religious rites.
Compare kabuki.
[1870–75; < Japanese]

no.

or No.,

1. north.
2. northern.
3. number.

No

The symbol for nobelium.

no

1. used as a reply

No can be a negative reply.

'Is he down there already?' – 'No, he's not there.'
'Did you come alone?' – 'No. John's here with me.'

No is a negative reply to negative questions. For example, if you are Spanish and someone says to you 'You aren't Italian, are you?', you say 'No'. Don't say 'Yes'.

'You don't like pasta, do you?' – 'No'.
'It won't take you more than ten minutes, will it?' – 'No'.
2. 'not any'

No is used in front of nouns to mean 'not any'. For example, instead of saying 'She doesn't have any friends', you can say 'She has no friends'.

I have no complaints.
My children are hungry. We have no food.
3. used with comparatives

No is used in front of comparative adjectives instead of 'not'. For example, instead of saying 'She isn't taller than her sister', you say 'She is no taller than her sister'.

The woman was no older than Kate.
We collected shells that were no bigger than a fingernail.

However, don't use 'no' and a comparative in front of a noun. Don't say, for example, 'a no older woman' or 'a no bigger shell'.

4. used with 'different'

No is used in front of different instead of 'not'.

The local people say Kilkenny is no different from other towns.
5. 'not allowed'

No is often used on notices to tell you that something is not allowed. No is followed by an -ing form or a noun.

No smoking.
No entry.
No vehicles beyond this point.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.no - a negativeno - a negative; "his no was loud and clear"
negative - a reply of denial; "he answered in the negative"
yes - an affirmative; "I was hoping for a yes"
2.no - a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ionsNo - a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
chemical element, element - any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
Adj.1.no - 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"
all - quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class; "we sat up all night"; "ate all the food"; "all men are mortal"; "all parties are welcome"
some - quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns to indicate an unspecified number or quantity; "have some milk"; "some roses were still blooming"; "having some friends over"; "some apples"; "some paper"
Adv.1.no - referring to the degree to which a certain quality is present; "he was no heavier than a child"
2.no - not in any degree or manner; not at all; "he is no better today"
3.no - used to express refusal or denial or disagreement etc or especially to emphasize a negative statement; "no, you are wrong"

no

interjection
1. not at all, certainly not, of course not, absolutely not, never, no way, nay `Any problems?' - `No, everything's fine.'
not at all yes, of course, certainly
noun
1. refusal, rejection, denial, negation, veto My answer to that is an emphatic no.
refusal acceptance, consent, assent
2. objector, protester, dissident, dissenter According to the latest poll, the noes have 50 per cent and the yeses 35 per cent.

no

adverb
Not so:
Informal: nope.
noun
1. A negative response:
2. A negative vote or voter:
Translations
غَيْر مَسْموح، مَمْنوعلَالا، أيليسَلَيْسَ كِذَا
nežádnýzákazzáporný hlasnijak
ingennejikkeikke nogennejstemme
ne
eiükskiüldse
eiei mikään
nenijedan
nemtilos
tidak
enginnneinei, mótatkvæîinei, neitunenginn, ekki
いいえない違う
...이 하나도 없는아니오
non
nenė kiek nene toks jaunė vienasnegalima pasakyti
atteikumsbalsis ‘pret’nene kā
nu
nienijakýprotizáporný hlas
neničnoben
nejingen
ไม่
hayıryok'yok' cevabı'hayır' cevabıhiç
khôngkhông chút nào

no

[nəʊ]
A. ADV
1. (answer) → no
2. (emphatic) → no
3. (in comparisons) I am no taller than youyo no soy más alto que tú
B. ADJ
1. (= not any) → ningún
they've got no friends in Londonno tienen ningún conocido en Londres
there are no trains after midnightno hay trenes después de medianoche
I have no money/furnitureno tengo dinero/muebles
"no admittance, no entry"se prohíbe la entrada
"no parking""no aparcar", "no estacionarse" (esp LAm)
"no smoking"prohibido fumar
it's no goodes inútil
details of little or no interestdetalles mpl sin interés
there is no coffee leftno queda café
we'll be there in no timellegamos en un dos por tres, no tardamos nada
it's no troubleno es molestia
no two of them are alikeno hay dos iguales
it's no usees inútil
2. (= quite other than) he's no film star! that's the man who lives at number 54¡ése no es una or no es ninguna estrella de cine! es el señor que vive en el número 54
he's no foolno es tonto, ni mucho menos, no es ningún tonto
he's no friend of mineno es precisamente amigo mío
3. (= no way of)
there's no denying ites imposible negarlo
there's no getting out of itno hay posibilidad de evitarlo
there's no pleasing himes imposible contentarle
see doubt A
see end A2, A5
see joke A
C. N (noes (pl))
1. (= refusal) → no m
I won't take no for an answerno acepto un no por respuesta
2. (Pol) → voto m en contra
the noes have itse ha rechazado la moción
D. CPD no throw N (Sport) → lanzamiento m nulo

no

[ˈnəʊ] [noes] (pl)
adv
(= opposite of "yes") → non
Are you coming? - No → Est-ce que vous venez? - Non.
No, I'm not → Non.
Haven't you got your driver's licence? - No, I haven't → Vous n'avez pas votre permis de conduire ? - Non.
Would you like some more? - No thank you → Vous en voulez encore? - Non merci.
(with comparatives) no later than
no later than the end of next year → au plus tard à la fin de l'année prochaine
no fewer than → pas moins de
adj
(= not any) → pas de
I have no money → Je n'ai pas d'argent.
I have no books → Je n'ai pas de livres.
There's no hot water → Il n'y a pas d'eau chaude.
There are no trains on Sundays → Il n'y a pas de trains le dimanche.
(used for emphasis)aucun(e) used with "ne"
No student would have done it → Aucun étudiant ne l'aurait fait.
I've got no idea → Je n'en ai aucune idée.
He is no singer → Ce n'est certes pas un grand chanteur.
there is no doing sth → il est impossible de faire qch
There is no going back to the life she had → Il lui est impossible de retrouver son ancienne vie.
no problem! → pas de problème!
no way! → pas question!
(on signs) "no smoking" → "défense de fumer"
"no dogs" → "les chiens ne sont pas admis"
n (= negative answer) → non m
I won't take no for an answer → Je vous interdis de refuser.
noes npl (= people voting against something) → non mpl
the noes have it → les non l'emportent

No

, no
abbr of northN
abbr of numberNr.

no

adv
(negative) → nein; oh no!o nein!; to answer no (to question) → mit Nein antworten, verneinen; (to request) → Nein or nein sagen; she can’t say nosie kann nicht Nein or nein sagen; the answer is noda muss ich Nein or nein sagen; (as emphatic reply also) → nein (und noch mal nein)
(= not)nicht; whether he comes or noob er kommt oder nicht; hungry or no, you’ll eat itob du Hunger hast oder nicht, das wird gegessen (inf)
(with comp) → nicht; I can bear it no longerich kann es nicht länger ertragen; I have no more moneyich habe kein Geld mehr; he has no more than anyone elseer hat auch nicht mehr als jeder andere; I’m no less tired than you areich bin auch nicht weniger müde als du; he returned to England in an aircraft carrier no lesser kehrte auf nichts Geringerem als einem Flugzeugträger nach England zurück; no later than Mondayspätestens Montag; no longer ago than last weekerst letzte Woche
adj
(= not any: also with numerals and “other”) → kein; a person of no intelligenceein Mensch ohne jede Intelligenz; he has no integrityer ist ein unredlicher Mensch; no one person could do itkeiner könnte das allein tun; no two men could be less alikezwei verschiedenere Menschen könnte es nicht geben; no other mankein anderer; it’s of no interest/importancedas ist belanglos/unwichtig; it’s no use or no gooddas hat keinen Zweck
(forbidding) no parking/smokingParken/Rauchen verboten; no surrender!wir kapitulieren nicht!
(with gerund) there’s no saying or telling what he’ll do nextman kann nie wissen, was er als Nächstes tun wird; there’s no denying ites lässt sich nicht leugnen; there’s no pleasing himihm kann man es auch nie recht machen
(emph) he’s no geniuser ist nicht gerade ein Genie; she’s no beautysie ist nicht gerade eine Schönheit; president or no presidentPräsident oder nicht; this is no place for childrendas ist hier nichts für Kinder; I’m no expert, but …ich bin ja kein Fachmann, aber …; in no timeim Nu; it’s no small matterdas ist keine Kleinigkeit; at no little expensezu großen Kosten; theirs is no easy tasksie haben keine leichte Aufgabe; there is no such thingso etwas gibt es nicht; it was/we did no such thingbestimmt nicht, nichts dergleichen; I’ll do no such thingich werde mich hüten
n pl <-es> → Nein nt; (= no vote)Neinstimme f; I won’t take no for an answerich bestehe darauf, ich lasse nicht locker; he’s the type who won’t take no for an answerer lässt sich nicht mit einem Nein abspeisen; the noes have itdie Mehrheit ist dagegen

no

:
no-good
adj personnichtsnutzig
n (= person)Nichtsnutz m
no-growth
adj attrnicht wachstumsorientiert; (= preventing growth)wachstumshemmend; we have a no economyunsere Wirtschaft zeigt kein Wachstum
no-holds-barred
adj contest, attackkompromisslos
no-hoper
n (inf)völlige Niete (inf), → Nulpe f (dial inf)
nohow
adv (incorrect, hum) not never not nonie und nimmer

no

(nəu) adjective
1. not any. We have no food; No other person could have done it.
2. not allowed. No smoking.
3. not a. He is no friend of mine; This will be no easy task.
adverb
not (any). He is no better at golf than swimming; He went as far as the shop and no further.
interjection
a word used for denying, disagreeing, refusing etc. `Do you like travelling?' `No, (I don't).'; No, I don't agree; `Will you help me?' `No, I won't.'
noun plural
noes .
1. a refusal. She answered with a definite no.
2. a vote against something. The noes have won.
ˈnobody pronoun
no person; no-one. Nobody likes him.
noun
a very unimportant person. She's just a nobody.
ˈno-one pronoun
no person; nobody. She will see no-one; No-one is to blame.
there's no saying/knowing etc
it is impossible to say, know etc. There's no denying it; There's no knowing what she will say.

no

لَا, لَيْسَ كِذَا ne, žádný ikke, ingen kein, nein καθόλου, κανείς ningún, no ei, ei mikään aucun, non ne, nijedan nessuno, non いいえ, ない ...이 하나도 없는, 아니오 geen, niet ingen, slett ikke w żadnym wypadku, żaden não, nenhum нет, никакой ingen, nej ไม่ hiç, yok không, không chút nào , 没有

no

adv. no, de ningún modo, de ninguna manera;
no goodno vale;
___ onenadie;
Say yes or ___Diga, di, que sí o que no.
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