1. (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?
1. referring to the degree to which a certain quality is present
- he was no heavier than a child
2. not in any degree or manner; not at all
- he is no better today
3. used to express refusal or denial or disagreement etc or especially to emphasize a negative statement
- no, you are wrong
Sentences with no as an adverb:
- I just want to find out whether she's coming or no.
1. Not any.
- no one
- There is no water left.
- No hot dogs were sold yesterday.
2. Not any possibility or allowance of (doing something).
- No smoking
- There's no stopping her once she gets going.
3. Not (a); not properly, not really; not fully.
- My mother's no fool.
- Working nine to five every day is no life.
1. a negative
- his no was loud and clear
2. a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
Similar word(s): nobelium
Sentences with no as a noun:
- The workers voted on whether to strike, and there were thirty "yeses" and one "no".
1. Used to show disagreement or negation.
- No, you are mistaken.
- No, you may not watch television now.
2. Used to show agreement with a negative question.
- "Don’t you like milk?" "No" (i.e., "No, I don’t like milk.")
3. (colloquial) Used to show emphatic agreement, always followed by a positive word or phrase.
- No, totally.
- No, yeah, that's exactly right.