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Meaning of NO

Pronunciation:  now, now

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a negative; "his no was loud and clear"
  2. [n]  the number designating place in an ordered sequence
  3. [n]  a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
  4. [adv]  used to express refusal or denial or disagreement etc or especially to emphasize a negative statement; "no, you are wrong"
  5. [adv]  not in any degree or manner; not at all; "he is no better today"
  6. [adv]  referring to the degree to which a certain quality is present; "he was no heavier than a child"
 

NO is a 2 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: atomic number 102, no more, nobelium, ordinal, ordinal number
 
 Antonyms: yes
 
 See Also: chemical element, element, first, negative, number, number 1, number one

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \No\, a. [OE. no, non, the same word as E. none; cf. E. a,
    an. See {None}.]
    Not any; not one; none.
    
          Let there be no strife . . . between me and thee.
                                                   --Gen. xiii.
                                                   8.
    
          That goodness is no name, and happiness no dream.
                                                   --Byron.
    
    Note: In Old England before a vowel the form non or noon was
          used. ``No man.'' ``Noon apothercary.'' --Chaucer.
    
    
    
    
  2. \No\, adv. [OE. no, na, AS. n[=a]; ne not + [=a] ever. AS. ne
    is akin to OHG. ni, Goth. ni, Russ. ne, Ir., Gael. & W. ni,
    L. ne, gr. nh (in comp.), Skr. na, and also to E. prefix un-.
    [root] 193. See {Aye}, and cf. {Nay}, {Not}, {Nice},
    {Nefarious}.]
    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.
    
          We do no otherwise than we are willed.   --Shak.
    
          I am perplx'd and doubtful whether or no I dare accept
          this your congratulation.                --Coleridge.
    
          There is none righteous, no, not one.    --Rom. iii.
                                                   10.
    
          No! Nay, Heaven forbid.                  --Coleridge.
    
    
  3. \No\, n.; pl. {Noes}.
    1. A refusal by use of the wordd no; a denial.
    
    2. A negative vote; one who votes in the negative; as, to
       call for the ayes and noes; the noes have it.
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

The country code for Norway.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: This Latin term, which is frequently used in medicine and pharmacy, means "number".
 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

or No-A'mon, the home of Amon, the name of Thebes, the ancient capital of what is called the Middle Empire, in Upper or Southern Egypt. "The multitude of No" (Jer. 46:25) is more correctly rendered, as in the Revised Version, "Amon of No", i.e., No, where Jupiter Amon had his temple. In Ezek. 30:14, 16 it is simply called "No;" but in ver. 15 the name has the Hebrew Hamon prefixed to it, "Hamon No." This prefix is probably the name simply of the god usually styled Amon or Ammon. In Nah. 3:8 the "populous No" of the Authorized Version is in the Revised Version correctly rendered "No-Amon."

It was the Diospolis or Thebes of the Greeks, celebrated for its hundred gates and its vast population. It stood on both sides of the Nile, and is by some supposed to have included Karnak and Luxor. In grandeur and extent it can only be compared to Nineveh. It is mentioned only in the prophecies referred to, which point to its total destruction. It was first taken by the Assyrians in the time of Sargon (Isa. 20). It was afterwards "delivered into the hand" of Nebuchadnezzar and Assurbani-pal (Jer. 46:25, 26). Cambyses, king of the Persians (B.C. 525), further laid it waste by fire. Its ruin was completed (B.C. 81) by Ptolemy Lathyrus. The ruins of this city are still among the most notable in the valley of the Nile. They have formed a great storehouse of interesting historic remains for more than two thousand years. "As I wandered day after day with ever-growing amazement amongst these relics of ancient magnificence, I felt that if all the ruins in Europe, classical, Celtic, and medieval, were brought together into one centre, they would fall far short both in extent and grandeur of those of this single Egyptian city." Manning, The Land of the Pharaohs.

 
Glossary
 
 Definition:  stirring up; forbidding
 
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