nor
I. conjunction Etymology: Middle English, contraction of nother neither, nor, from nother, pronoun & adjective, neither — more at neither Date: 14th century 1. — used as a function word to introduce the second or last member or the second and each following member of a series of items each of which is negated <
neither here nor there
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not done by you nor me nor anyone
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2. — used as a function word to introduce and negate a following clause or phrase 3. chiefly British neither II. conjunction Etymology: Middle English, perhaps from 1nor Date: 15th century dialect than

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  • Nor — (n[^o]r), conj. [OE. nor, contr. from nother. See {Neither}.] A negative connective or particle, introducing the second member or clause of a negative proposition, following neither, or not, in the first member or clause (as or in affirmative… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nor — NOR, nori, s.m. 1. (Mai ales la pl.) Masă (delimitată) de vapori sau de picături de apă, de cristale de gheaţă aflate în suspensie în atmosferă. ♦ loc. adj. şi adv. Până la (sau în) nori = (care se înalţă) foarte sus. ♦ loc. vb. A fi nor = a fi… …   Dicționar Român

  • nor — W1S2 [no: US no:r] conj, adv [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: nother neither, nor (13 19 centuries)] 1.) neither ... nor ... used when mentioning two things that are not true or do not happen ▪ He can neither read nor write. (=he cannot read or write) ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nor — W1S2 [no: US no:r] conj, adv [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: nother neither, nor (13 19 centuries)] 1.) neither ... nor ... used when mentioning two things that are not true or do not happen ▪ He can neither read nor write. (=he cannot read or write) ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nor — nor1 [nôr] conj. [ME < ne , not, NO1 + or: see OR1] and not; or not; and not either: Used a) usually as the second in the correlative pair neither... nor, indicating negation of both parts of the statement [ I can neither go nor stay ] b)… …   English World dictionary

  • Nor — 〈n. 11〉 Haff [dän.] * * * Nor, das; s [gek. aus Noricum = röm. Provinz in den Ostalpen] (Geol.): Stufe der oberen ↑ Trias (2). * * * I Nor   [von engl. neither...nor, »weder...noch«], logischer …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Nor — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • nor — 1. For the use of nor after neither, see neither. Note that nor can be repeated to introduce a third or further item: • The comment that receives the heartiest agreement concerns neither the war, nor the earthquake, nor the crime rate Observer… …   Modern English usage

  • Nor — steht für: Norium, geologischer Zeitabschnitt, mittlere Stufe der Obertrias ein chemisches Akronym für fehlende chemische Gruppen (wie die Methylgruppe); zum Beispiel, Noradrenalin das Sternbild Winkelmaß (lat. Norma) in der Nomenklatur der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nór — Nór, en norrois Nórr, est le fondateur mythique éponyme de la Norvège. En effet, le mot « Norvège » (en norvégien Norge) est issu de Nór rige, signifiant « royaume de Nór ». Selon la légende, Gói était la fille du roi Thorri… …   Wikipédia en Français

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