No n.; pl. Noes
1. A refusal by use of the word no; a denial.
2. A negative vote; one who votes in the negative; as, to call for the ayes and noes; the noes have it.
adj : quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count
nouns for indicating a complete or almost complete lack
or zero quantity of; "we have no bananas"; "no eggs
left and no money to buy any"; "have you no decency?";
"did it with no help"; "I'll get you there in no time"
[syn: no(a)] [ant: all(a), some(a)]
n 1: a negative; "his no was loud and clear" [ant: yes]
2: a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding
curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known [syn: nobelium,
atomic number 102]
adv 1: referring to the degree to which a certain quality is
present; "he was no heavier than a child" [syn: no
2: not in any degree or manner; not at all; "he is no better
3: used to express refusal or denial or disagreement etc or
especially to emphasize a negative statement; "no, you are
[also: noes (pl)]