Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “none”

none

pronoun     /nʌn/
B1 not one (of a group of people or things), or not any: None of my children has/have blonde hair . "I'd like some more cheese ." "I'm sorry there's none left ". "Have you any idea how much this cost ?" "None at all/None whatsoever ." She went to the shop to get some oranges but they had none.Something, anything, nothing, and everything Grammar:No, none and none ofNo and none of are determiners. None is a pronoun. No, none and none of indicate negation.
(Definition of none pronoun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of none

Definitions of “none” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

familiarity

a good knowledge of something, or the fact that you know it so well

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More