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English definition of “nothing”


pronoun  /ˈnʌθ·ɪŋ/ us  
not anything: There’s nothing in the drawer – I took everything out. Money means nothing to him (= is not important). The score is Yankees three, Red Sox nothing (= no points). The story was nothing but (= only) lies. nothing to If something is nothing to someone, it has little meaning or value to that person: Losing a thousand bucks is nothing to him. nothing to do with To have nothing to do with someone or something is to not be involved with that person or thing: That has nothing to do with me. People say something is nothing as a polite answer when they are thanked: “Thanks for the tickets.” “Oh, it’s nothing.”
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