No in a sentence

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Definition of No

  • Not any; not one; none; as, yes, we have no bananas; -- often used as a quantifier.
  • Nay; not; not at all; not in any respect or degree; -- a word expressing negation, denial, or refusal. Before or after another negative, no is emphatic.
  • A refusal by use of the word no; a denial.
  • A negative vote; one who votes in the negative; as, to call for the ayes and noes; the noes have it.
  • a negative
  • a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
  • used to express refusal or denial or disagreement etc or especially to emphasize a negative statement
  • not in any degree or manner; not at all
  • referring to the degree to which a certain quality is present
  • (quantifier) used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns for indicating a complete or almost complete lack or zero quantity of

How to use no in a sentence. No pronunciation.

The door was open, but I could see no one.
By now I had recovered myself, for it was no ghost I saw, but a human being more distraught than was myself.
Ah, David, what with the flute and the pen, banishment was no pain to thee! .
When I asked Soolsby how it came he had been rumoured dead, he said that he himself had been the cause of it; but for what purpose he would not say, save that he was going a long voyage, and had made up his mind to return no more.
And he would say no more, but would walk with me even to my father's door.
David knew that he ran risks, that his confidence invited the occasional madness of a fanatical mind, which makes murder of the infidel a passport to heaven; but as a man he took his chances, and as a Christian he believed he would suffer no mortal hurt till his appointed time.
But, no, I guess it's no good.
I have no clothes for such affairs.
There was no reason why he should not go; therefore there might be a reason why he should go.
It might be, it no doubt was, in the way of facilitating his business.
For there was a keen truthfulness in the young man's words which, however suave and carefully balanced, however gravely simple and tactful, left no doubt as to their meaning.
There were no Grand Viziers in Egypt; but he was as much like one as possible, and he had one uncommon virtue, he was greatly generous.
Death-tribute is no new thing in the East.
What Joseph the Israelite did, thou canst do; for I am no more unjust than was that Rameses whom Joseph served.
How often in Egypt this gesture and such words were the prelude to assassination, from which there was no escape save by death itself.
Into Nahoum's mind there flashed the words of an Arab teacher, "There is no refuge from God but God Himself," and he found himself blindly wondering, even as he felt Kaid's hand upon his beard and listened to the honeyed words, what manner of death was now preparing for him, and what death of his own contriving should intervene.
He was too much of a philosopher to seek to do David physical injury-a futile act; for it could do him no good in the end, could not mend his own fortunes; and, merciless as he could be on occasion, he had no love of bloodshed.
But as he went towards Mizraim's quarters he saw no sure escape from the stage of those untoward events, save by the exit which is for all in some appointed hour.
He sat in the place where Kaid had left him, his face drawn and white, his eyes burning, but with no other "sign of agitation.
This he had almost sharply declined; it would be no escape, he had said.

Examples of No

Example #1
Yet there the voices sounded, one sharp and peevish with anger, the other low and rough.
Example #2
But, as I did so, my heart stood still, for I heard voices.
Example #3
His eyes stared at me in fright.
Example #4
There he sat looking at me with his staring blue eyes and shock of redgrey hair.
Example #5
He placed the papers in my hand, all save that one which spoke of him.
Example #6
He placed the papers, save that one, in my hands, and I, womanlike, asked again for all.