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Idioms for no

    no can do, Informal. it can't be done.

Origin of no

1
before 900; Middle English; Old English nā, equivalent to ne not + ā ever (see ay1)
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British Dictionary definitions for noing (1 of 6)

No1

Noh

/ (nəʊ) /

noun plural No or Noh

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

Word Origin for No

from Japanese talent, from Chinese neng

British Dictionary definitions for noing (2 of 6)

No2
/ (nəʊ) /

noun

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)

British Dictionary definitions for noing (3 of 6)

No3

the chemical symbol for

nobelium

British Dictionary definitions for noing (4 of 6)

no1
/ (nəʊ) /

sentence substitute

used to express denial, disagreement, refusal, disapproval, disbelief, or acknowledgment of negative statements
used with question intonation to query a previous negative statement, as in disbeliefAlfred isn't dead yet. No?

noun plural noes or nos

an answer or vote of no
(often plural) a person who votes in the negative
the noes have it there is a majority of votes in the negative
not take no for an answer to continue in a course of action despite refusals
Compare yes, aye 2

Word Origin for no

Old English nā, from ne not, no + ā ever; see ay 1

British Dictionary definitions for noing (5 of 6)

no2
/ (nəʊ) /

determiner

not any, not a, or not onethere's no money left; no card in the file
not by a long way; not at allshe's no youngster
(followed by comparative adjectives and adverbs) notno fewer than forty men; no more quickly than before
no go See go 1 (def. 74)

Word Origin for no

Old English nā, changed from nān none 1

British Dictionary definitions for noing (6 of 6)

no3

the internet domain name for

Norway
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Medical definitions for noing

No

The symbol for the elementnobelium
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Scientific definitions for noing

No

The symbol for nobelium.
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Idioms and Phrases with noing

no

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