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No vs. Never

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Nodeterminer

Not any.

‘no one’; ‘There is no water left.’; ‘No hot dogs were sold yesterday.’; ‘No phones were at the store.’; ‘No customer personal data will be retained unless it is rendered anonymous.’; ‘There was no score at the end of the first period. (The score was 0-0.)’;

Neveradverb

At no time; on no occasion; in no circumstance.

‘I finally finished, and I never want to do that again.’; ‘I repeated the test a hundred times, and never saw a positive result.’; ‘I will never tell.’;

Nodeterminer

Hardly any.

‘We'll be finished in no time at all.’;

Neveradverb

Not at any other time; not on any other occasion; not previously.

Nodeterminer

Not any possibility or allowance of (doing something).

‘No smoking’; ‘There's no stopping her once she gets going.’;

Neveradverb

(colloquial) Negative particle (used to negate verbs in the simple past tense; also used absolutely).

‘The police say I stole the car, but I never did it.’; ‘You said you were going to mow the lawn today. – I never!’;

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Nodeterminer

Not (a); not properly, not really; not fully.

‘My mother's no fool.’; ‘Working nine to five every day is no life.’;

Neveradverb

Not ever; not at any time; at no time, whether past, present, or future.

‘Death still draws nearer, never seeming near.’;

Noadverb

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‘It is a less physical kind of torture, but no less gruesome. (General)’; ‘This is no different from what we've been doing all along. (General)’; ‘The teacher’s ruling was no fair. (Informal)’; ‘That game is no fun. (Informal)’; ‘I just want to find out whether she's coming or no. (Scotland)’;

Neveradverb

In no degree; not in the least; not.

‘Whosoever has a friend to guide him, may carry his eyes in another man's head, and yet see never the worse.’; ‘And he answered him to never a word.’;

Noadverb

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Neveradverb

not ever; at no time in the past or future;

‘I have never been to China’; ‘I shall never forget this day’; ‘had never seen a circus’; ‘never on Sunday’; ‘I will never marry you!’;

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Nonoun

a negating expression; an answer that shows disagreement or disapproval

Neveradverb

not at all; certainly not; not in any circumstances;

‘never fear’; ‘bringing up children is never easy’; ‘that will never do’; ‘what is morally wrong can never be politically right’;

Nonoun

a vote not in favor, or opposing a proposition

‘The workers voted on whether to strike, and there were thirty "yeses" and one "no".’;

Noadjective

Not any; not one; none; as, yes, we have no bananas; - often used as a quantifier.

‘Let there be no strife . . . between me and thee.’; ‘That goodness is no name, and happiness no dream.’;

Noadverb

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.’; ‘I am perplx'd and doubtful whether or noI dare accept this your congratulation.’; ‘There is none righteous, no, not one.’; ‘No! Nay, Heaven forbid.’;

Nonoun

A refusal by use of the word no; a denial.

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Nonoun

A negative vote; one who votes in the negative; as, to call for the ayes and noes; the noes have it.

Nonoun

a negative;

‘his no was loud and clear’;

Nonoun

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Noadjective

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’; ‘have some milk’; ‘some roses were still blooming’; ‘having some friends over’; ‘some apples’; ‘some paper’;

Noadverb

referring to the degree to which a certain quality is present;

‘he was no heavier than a child’;

Noadverb

not in any degree or manner; not at all;

‘he is no better today’;

Noadverb

used to express refusal or denial or disagreement etc or especially to emphasize a negative statement;

‘no, you are wrong’;

Nodeterminer

not any

‘there is no excuse’; ‘no two plants are alike’;

Nodeterminer

used to indicate that something is quite the opposite of what is being specified

‘it was no easy task persuading her’; ‘Toby is no fool’;

Nodeterminer

hardly any

‘you'll be back in no time’;

Nodeterminer

used in notices or slogans forbidding or rejecting something specified

‘No Smoking signs’; ‘no nukes’;

Nointerjection

used to give a negative response

‘‘Is anything wrong?’ ‘No.’’;

Nointerjection

expressing disagreement or contradiction

‘‘This is boring.’ ‘No, it's not!’’;

Nointerjection

expressing agreement with or affirmation of a negative statement

‘they would never cause a fuss, oh no’;

Nointerjection

expressing shock or disappointment

‘oh no, look at this!’;

Noadverb

not at all; to no extent

‘they were no more able to perform the task than I was’;

Noadverb

not

‘I'll no be a minute’;

Nonoun

variant spelling of Noh

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