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none

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pronoun, singular or plural in construction \ˈnən\

Definition of none

  1. 1 :  not any

  2. 2 :  not one :  nobody

  3. 3 :  not any such thing or person

  4. 4 :  no part :  nothing



Origin and Etymology of none

Middle English, from Old English nān, from ne not + ān one — more at no, one


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with none


2

none

adjective

Definition of none

archaic

  1. :  not any :  no



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of none

before 12th century


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none

adverb

Definition of none

  1. 1 :  by no means :  not at all <none too soon to begin>

  2. 2 :  in no way :  to no extent <none the worse for wear>



Examples of none in a sentence

  1. <your help comes none too soon>

  2. <I'll switch his mug with mine, and he'll be none the wiser.>



1651

First Known Use of none

1651


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none

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noun, often capitalized \ˈnōn\

Definition of none

  1. :  the fifth of the canonical hours



Origin and Etymology of none

Late Latin nona, from Latin, 9th hour of the day from sunrise — more at noon


First Known Use: 1845



NONE Defined for Kids

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none

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pronoun \ˈnən\

Definition of none for Students

  1. :  not any :  not one <None of them went.> <None of this is necessary.>




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none

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adverb

Definition of none for Students

  1. 1 :  not at all <We arrived none too soon.>

  2. 2 :  in no way <It's an old bike but none the worse for wear.>





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