None meaning

nŭn
No part; not any.

None of your business.

pronoun
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Not any.

None of my classmates survived the war.

pronoun
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No one; not anyone.

None of us is ready.

pronoun
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No one; not one; nobody.

None dared to do it.

pronoun
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No persons or things; not any.

Many letters were received but none were answered.

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Not any (of); no part; nothing.

I want none of it, none of the money is left.

pronoun
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In no way; not at all.

None the worse for wear, none the wiser.

adverb
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Not at all.

He is none too ill.

adverb
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In no way.

The jeans looked none the better for having been washed.

adverb
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(archaic) Not any.

Of none effect.

adjective
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The fifth of the canonical hours; midafternoon prayer.
noun
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None is defined as not at all.

An example of none used as an adverb is in the phrase "none happy," which means not happy at all.

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The definition of none is an ancient way to means not any.

An example of none used as an adjective is in the phrase "Thou shalt go with none other men but your husband," which means no male friendships for wives except with her husband.

adjective
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None means not one or any.

An example of none used as a pronoun is in the sentence, "None of them were ready to eat," which means that no one was ready to eat.

pronoun
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Not any (one) of a given number or group of things. With singular or plural concord.
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Not any person: no one, nobody (with singular concord); no people (with plural concord).
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(now archaic except Scotland) Not any; no.
determiner
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To no extent, in no way. [from 11th c.]

I felt none the worse for my recent illness.

He was none too pleased with the delays in the program that was supposed to be his legacy.

adverb
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Not at all. [from 13th c.]

Now don't you worry none.

adverb
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A person without religious affiliation.
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anagrams
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Obsolete form of no one.
pronoun
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Not one.

None of the books is interesting.

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none other than
  • the actual or very
    Standing in the elevator was none other than the mayor.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of none

  • Middle English from Old English nān ne no, not ne in Indo-European roots ān one oi-no- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English none, noon, non (“not one"), from Old English nān (“not one, not any, none"), from ne (“not") + ān (“one"). Cognate with Scots nane (“none"), West Frisian neen & gjin (“no, none"), Dutch neen & geen (“no, none"), Low German nÄ“n, neen (“none, no one"), German nein & kein (“no, none"), Latin nōn (“not").

    From Wiktionary