Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “not”

See all translations

not

adverb /not/
(often abbreviated to n’t) a word used for denying, forbidding, refusing, or expressing the opposite of something
no
I did not see him I didn’t see him He isn’t here Isn’t he coming? They told me not to go Not a single person came to the party We’re going to London, not Paris That’s not true!
used with certain verbs such as hope, seem, believe, expect and also with be afraid
no
’Have you got much money?’ ’I’m afraid not’ ’Is he going to fail his exam?’ ’I hope not’.
not at all it does not matter; it is not important etc
en absoluto
’Thank you for helping me.’ ’Not at all.’
(Definition of not from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “not” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

pup

a baby of particular animals, or a puppy

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More