na·​da | \ ˈnä-də How to pronounce nada (audio) \

Definition of nada

Examples of nada in a Sentence

It won't cost you anything—zero, nothing, nada.
Recent Examples on the Web Así es como las mujeres y la juventud ganamos todo lo que tenemos y así también peleamos por lo que falta, porque nadie nunca nos regaló nada. Washington Post, "She’s 19 and lives with her mother: Meet the feminist teenager running for office in Argentina," 18 Oct. 2019 No flowers for my wife -- especially on our anniversary or birthday -- nothing, nada, zilch. cleveland, "Dear Annie: Parents frustrated that gifts to grown child aren’t reciprocated," 30 Sep. 2019 There’s a phrase some journalists use to describe working in the countryside of Guatemala: Macondo no es nada. Natalie Keyssar, National Geographic, "How this quiet region in Guatemala became the epicenter of migration," 26 July 2019 From 'Prada to nada' and back: Has America really recovered from the Great Recession? Janna Herron, USA TODAY, "The 'after' picture of student loans: Credit card debt, smelly cars, pawn shops to make ends meet," 29 May 2019 Try zero, zip, zilch, nada, nil, nix, nothing, bupkis, goose egg. Mark Dawidziak,, "‘Game of Thrones’ wins most nominations for worst season," 18 July 2019 The show follows a group of teenagers who are mysteriously brought into an exact replica of their wealthy New England town, except there are no parents, no governing officials, nada. Allie Gemmill, Teen Vogue, "Watch the Trailer for Netflix's "The Society," the Thrilling New Series That's a Modern Take on "Lord of the Flies"," 4 Apr. 2019 This is a big money-maker for us—costs us nothing, nada, niente. Daniel Henninger, WSJ, "Bezos Invades Trump’s Backyard," 14 Nov. 2018 Mas nada nessa vida é pra sempre, espero q vc seja muito feliz na sua nova caminhada., "Real Madrid Star Linked With Juventus Move After Promise of Cristiano Ronaldo Reunion," 13 July 2018

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First Known Use of nada

1867, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nada

Spanish, from Latin (res) nata situation, circumstance, literally, a thing come into being

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15 Nov 2019

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“Nada.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 11 December 2019.

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