Not Wot not; know not; knows not. [Obs.]
Not, a. Shorn; shaven. [Obs.] See Nott.
Not, adv. A word used to express negation, prohibition, denial, or refusal.
Not one word spake he more than was need. --Chaucer.
Thou shalt not steal. --Ex. xx. 15.
Thine eyes are upon me, and I am not. --Job vii. 8.
The question is, may I do it, or may I not do it? --Bp. Sanderson.
Not . . . but, or Not but, only. [Obs. or Colloq.]
adv : negation of a word or group of words; "he does not speak
French"; "she is not going"; "they are not friends";
"not many"; "not much"; "not at all"