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1none

pronoun, singular or plural in construction \ˈnən\

Definition of NONE

1
:  not any
2
:  not one :  nobody
3
:  not any such thing or person
4
:  no part :  nothing

Origin 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

2none

adjective

Definition of NONE

archaic
:  not any :  no

First Known Use of NONE

before 12th century

3none

adverb

Definition of NONE

1
:  by no means :  not at all <none too soon to begin>
2
:  in no way :  to no extent <none the worse for wear>

Examples of NONE

  1. <your help comes none too soon>
  2. <I'll switch his mug with mine, and he'll be none the wiser.>

First Known Use of NONE

1651

4none

noun, often capitalized \ˈnōn\

Definition of NONE

:  the fifth of the canonical hours

Origin 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

1none

pronoun \ˈnən\

Definition of NONE for Kids

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

2none

adverb

Definition of NONE for Kids

1
:  not at all <We arrived none too soon.>
2
:  in no way <It's an old bike but none the worse for wear.>

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