1. (a.) Not any; not one; none.

2. (adv.) 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.

3. (n.) A refusal by use of the word no; a denial.

4. (n.) A negative vote; one who votes in the negative; as, to call for the ayes and nays; the noes have it.

Australian ballot Hare system No abnegation au contraire aye ballot canvass canvassing casting vote certainly not con contradiction counting heads cumulative voting deciding vote declension declination declinature declining denial deprivation disagreement disallowance disclaimer disclamation disobedience dissent division enfranchisement fagot vote far from it franchise graveyard vote hand vote holding back indeed interest list system naysaying negation negative negative answer negative attitude negativeness negativism negativity nein nit nix no no such thing non nonacceptance noncompliance nonconsent nonobservance nontransferable vote nope not not a bit not a jot not a whit not really not so nyet plebiscite plebiscitum plumper plural vote poll polling preferential voting pro proportional representation proxy quite the contrary recantation record vote referendum refusal rejection representation repudiation retention right to vote rising vote say secret ballot show of hands side single vote snap vote straw vote suffrage the affirmative the negative thumbs-down to the contrary transferable vote truly turndown unwillingness verily viva voce voice voice vote vote voting voting right withholding write-in write-in vote yea yeas and nays yes


Top of Page
Top of Page