Etymology

1. not

adverb. ['ˈnɑːt'] negation of a word or group of words.

Etymology

  • not (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Not

  • konsultat
  • montserrat
  • vancott
  • qiryat
  • marcott
  • kiryat
  • forgot
  • squat
  • sprott
  • sadat
  • refaat
  • perrott
  • massat
  • malott
  • lamott
  • labatt
  • demott
  • batat
  • ascott
  • trott
  • trot
  • swat
  • surat
  • stott
  • staat
  • spot
  • slott
  • slot
  • scott
  • scot

How do you pronounce not?

Pronounce not as nɑt.

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How do you spell not? Is it nto ?

A common misspelling of not is nto

Sentences with not


1. Adverb
This plant does not like frost or freezing weather.

Quotes about not


1. All that is gold does not glitter,Not all those who wander are lost;The old that is strong does not wither,Deep roots are not reached by the frost.From the ashes a fire shall be woken,A light from the shadows shall spring;Renewed shall be blade that was broken,The crownless again shall be king.
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

2. Have you fallen in love with the wrong person yet?'Jace said, "Unfortunately, Lady of the Haven, my one true love remains myself."..."At least,"she said, "you don't have to worry about rejection, Jace Wayland.""Not necessarily. I turn myself down occasionally, just to keep it interesting.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

3. Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

2. cape_forget-me-not

noun. anchusa of southern Africa having blue to red-purple flowers.

Synonyms

  • Anchusa riparia

3. cape_forget-me-not

noun. anchusa of southern Africa having blue flowers with white throats.

Synonyms

  • Anchusa capensis

4. not-for-profit

noun. an organization chartered for other than profit-making activities.

Synonyms

  • organisation
  • organization
  • nonprofit organization

Antonyms

  • nonalignment
  • finish
  • inactivity

5. forget-me-not

noun. small perennial herb having bright blue or white flowers.

Synonyms

  • herbaceous plant
  • herb
  • Myosotis
  • Myosotis scorpiodes
  • mouse ear

6. touch-me-not

noun. North American annual plant with usually yellow or orange flowers; grows chiefly on wet rather acid soil.

Synonyms

  • herb
  • herbaceous plant
  • celandine
  • lady's earrings
  • Impatiens capensis
  • jewelweed
  • genus Impatiens

7. touch-me-not

noun. prostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and Australia; heavily armed with recurved thorns and having sensitive soft grey-green leaflets that fold and droop at night or when touched or cooled.

Synonyms

  • shame plant
  • Mimosa pudica
  • sensitive plant
  • humble plant
  • live-and-die
  • mimosa
  • genus Mimosa

8. touch-me-not

noun. Mediterranean vine having oblong fruit that when ripe expels its seeds and juice violently when touched.

Synonyms

  • gourd vine
  • Ecballium
  • exploding cucumber
  • Ecballium elaterium
  • gourd
  • genus Ecballium

9. have-not

noun. a person with few or no possessions.

Synonyms

  • unfortunate
  • vagabond
  • unfortunate person
  • floater
  • white trash
  • vagrant
  • poor person
  • drifter
  • poor white trash
  • pauper

Antonyms

  • achiever
  • privileged
  • fortunate
  • lucky

10. Chinese_forget-me-not

noun. biennial east Asian herb grown for its usually bright blue flowers.

Synonyms

  • herbaceous plant
  • herb
  • genus Cynoglossum
  • Cynoglossum
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