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1 not in any degree, way, or under any condition
  • this cake is no better than the last one we made

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2 certainly not
  • in no uncertain terms we were told to leave

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Synonyms of no (Entry 2 of 3)

how surprising, doubtful, or unbelievable
  • no—you can't possibly mean that I failed that test! I studied for days!

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Synonyms & Antonyms of no (Entry 3 of 3)

1 a vote or decision against something
  • though I wanted spaghetti for dinner, the consensus was a decisive no

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2 an unwillingness to grant something asked for
  • gave him a polite no when he asked her to dance

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The first known use of no was before the 12th century

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“No.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/no. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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