Origin of none1
Origin of none2
Examples from the Web for none
Contemporary Examples of none
None of these, though, has inspired quite the same backlash as fluoride.Anti-Fluoriders Are The OG Anti-Vaxxers
July 27, 2016
I actually downloaded the app last summer and was embarrassed because none of my friends seemed to use it.
For my friend, a small minority of JSwipe matches materialized into conversations, and none have materialized into dates.
None of that is true for those brands who have booked black faces.One Vogue Cover Doesn’t Solve Fashion’s Big Race Problem
January 2, 2015
Then again, this is not the high-spirited Mary we met in Season 1—indeed, none of the Crawleys are the same.What Downton’s Fashion Really Means
January 2, 2015
Historical Examples of none
That being impossible, none other was graceful; hence none other was to be considered.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
None but Greeks were allowed to enter the temples of this goddess.
Of all countries in the world, there is none I so much wish to visit as Persia.
Tis none other that the Dean sets forth, ay, and the book that I have here.The Armourer's Prentices
Charlotte M. Yonge
"None of your impertinent insinuations, you young rascal," said Mr. Davis, hotly.Brave and Bold
Word Origin for none
Old English nan (pron.) "not one, not any," from ne "not" (see no) + an "one" (see one). Cognate with Old Saxon, Middle Low German nen, Old Norse neinn, Middle Dutch, Dutch neen, Old High German, German nein "no," and analogous to Latin non- (see non-). As an adverb from c.1200. As an adjective, since c.1600 reduced to no except in a few archaic phrases, especially before vowels, such as none other, none the worse.
In addition to the idioms beginning with none
- none of one's business
- none of the above
- none other than
- none the wiser
- none the worse for
- none too
- all (none) of the above
- bar none
- not have it (have none of)
- second to none