Nothing

  • 1 Nothing — nothing …

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  • 2 nothing — [nuth′iŋ] pron. [ME < OE na thing, nan thing] 1. a) no thing; not anything; naught b) no part, element, trace, etc. [nothing of kindness in him] 2. a) something of little or no value, seriousness, etc.; trifle …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Nothing — Noth ing, n. [From no, a. + thing.] 1. Not anything; no thing (in the widest sense of the word thing); opposed to {anything} and {something}. [1913 Webster] Yet had his aspect nothing of severe. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Nonexistence; nonentity;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 nothing — ► PRONOUN 1) not anything. 2) something of no importance or concern. 3) nought. ► ADVERB ▪ not at all. ● for nothing Cf. ↑for nothing ● …

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  • 5 Nothing — Noth ing, adv. In no degree; not at all; in no wise. [1913 Webster] Adam, with such counsel nothing swayed. Milton. [1913 Webster] The influence of reason in producing our passions is nothing near so extensive as is commonly believed. Burke.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Nothing — (nada en inglés) puede referirse a: Nothing, álbum de la banda sueca Meshuggah. Nothing, película dirigida por Vincenzo Natali. Nothing Records, compañía discográfica de música industrial. Esta página de desambiguación …

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  • 7 Nothing — est un film canadien réalisé par Vincenzo Natali, sorti en 2003. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Autour du film …

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  • 8 nothing — index blank (emptiness), nonentity, nullity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 nothing — (n.) O.E. naþing, naðinc, from nan not one (see NONE (Cf. none)) + þing thing (see THING (Cf. thing)). Meaning insignificant thing is from c.1600. As an adverb from c.1200. As an adjective from 1961 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 nothing — noth|ing1 W1S1 [ˈnʌθıŋ] pron [: Old English; Origin: nan thing, nathing no thing ] 1.) not anything or no thing ▪ Nothing ever happens in this town. ▪ There s nothing in this box. ▪ There was nothing else the doctors could do. ▪ He had nothing… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 nothing — [[t]nʌ̱θɪŋ[/t]] ♦ nothings 1) PRON INDEF NEG Nothing means not a single thing, or not a single part of something. I ve done nothing much since coffee time... Mr Pearson said he knew nothing of his wife s daytime habits... He was dressed in jeans… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 nothing — 1 / nVTIN/ pronoun 1 not anything; no thing: Nothing ever happens in this town. | There s nothing in this box. Throw it away. | He said nothing about it to me. | nothing new/bad etc: Why are you still in bed when there s nothing wrong with you? | …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 Nothing — None redirects here. For other uses, see None (disambiguation). For other uses, see Nothing (disambiguation). Nothing is no thing,[1] denoting the absence of something. Nothing is a pronoun associated with nothingness,[1] is also an adjective,… …

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  • 14 nothing — noth|ing [ nʌθıŋ ] pronoun *** 1. ) not anything: There was nothing in the room except for a mattress. She waited and watched, but nothing happened. nothing at all: I knew nothing at all about taking care of babies. nothing else: The smoke alarms …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 nothing — n. 1) to ask (for) nothing (to ask nothing in return) 2) to gain nothing by (we will gain nothing by ignoring the regulations) 3) nothing about (we know nothing about it) 4) nothing to (they are nothing to us) 5) nothing to + inf. (we have… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 nothing */*/*/ — UK [ˈnʌθɪŋ] / US pronoun 1) not anything There was nothing in the room except for a mattress. She waited and watched, but nothing happened. nothing at all: I knew nothing at all about looking after babies. nothing else: The smoke alarms were… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 nothing — /nuth ing/, n. 1. no thing; not anything; naught: to say nothing. 2. no part, share, or trace (usually fol. by of): The house showed nothing of its former magnificence. 3. something that is nonexistent. 4. nonexistence; nothingness: The sound… …

    Universalium

  • 18 nothing*/*/*/ — [ˈnʌθɪŋ] pronoun 1) not anything There was nothing in the room except for a chair.[/ex] She waited, but nothing happened.[/ex] I saw nothing strange in the situation.[/ex] I knew nothing at all about looking after babies.[/ex] If there s nothing… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 19 nothing — /ˈnʌθɪŋ / (say nuthing) pronoun 1. no thing; not anything; naught: say nothing. 2. that which is non existent. –noun 3. something or someone of no importance or quality: he is a complete nothing. 4. a trivial matter or remark: to exchange… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 nothing — see nothing comes of nothing nothing for nothing nothing is certain but death and taxes nothing is certain but the unforeseen nothing is for ever there is nothing new under the sun …

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