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ADVERB (1)

1. negation of a word or group of words;
- Example: "he does not speak French"
- Example: "she is not going"
- Example: "they are not friends"
- Example: "not many"
- Example: "not much"
- Example: "not at all"
[syn: not, non]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Not \Not\ [Contr. from ne wot. See 2d Note.] Wot not; know not; knows not. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Not \Not\, a. Shorn; shaven. [Obs.] See Nott. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Not \Not\, adv. [OE. not, noht, nought, naught, the same word as E. naught. See Naught.] A word used to express negation, prohibition, denial, or refusal. [1913 Webster] Not one word spake he more than was need. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Thou shalt not steal. --Ex. xx. 15. [1913 Webster] Thine eyes are upon me, and I am not. --Job vii. 8. [1913 Webster] The question is, may I do it, or may I not do it? --Bp. Sanderson. [1913 Webster] Not . . . but, or Not but, only. [Obs. or Colloq.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

not adv 1: 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" [syn: not, non]
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

NOT The Boolean function which is true only if its input is false. Its truth table is: A | NOT A --+---------- F | T T | F (1996-11-04)