American English

Definition of no noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. noes
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  1. 1an answer that shows you do not agree with an idea, a statement, etc.; a person who says “no” Can't you give me a straight yes or no? When we took a vote there were nine yesses and 3 noes. I'll put you down as a no.
  2. 2the noes the total number of people saying “no” when voting
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: no