nada

noun
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 Vera hopes the public works appeal board rejects the nada in relocation fees that the city of Los Angeles will argue La Gloria merits. Los Angeles Times, 31 May 2021 Cal State Bakersfield archivist Chris Livingston has searched newspaper archives and databases and found nada. Los Angeles Times, 25 Apr. 2020 Here’s our Mini Crossword, and a clue: Zip, zero, nada (four letters). Penn Bullock, New York Times, 16 Feb. 2020 From 'Prada to nada' and back: Has America really recovered from the Great Recession? USA TODAY, 25 Feb. 2020 From 'Prada to nada' and back: Has America really recovered from the Great Recession? USA TODAY, 25 Feb. 2020 No flowers for my wife -- especially on our anniversary or birthday -- nothing, nada, zilch. cleveland, 30 Sep. 2019 From 'Prada to nada' and back: Has America really recovered from the Great Recession? Janna Herron, USA TODAY, 29 May 2019 Try zero, zip, zilch, nada, nil, nix, nothing, bupkis, goose egg. Mark Dawidziak, cleveland.com, 18 July 2019

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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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Last Updated

6 Jun 2021

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“Nada.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nada. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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