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Definitions of neither

  1. Not either; not at all. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. Not either; not one or the other: often with nor; as, neither the book nor the paper. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. Not; nor. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. Not either; not yet. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. after a negative statement used to indicate that the next statement is similarly negative; "I was not happy and neither were they"; "just as you would not complain, neither should he" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. Not either; not the one or the other. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Not either; as, neither book will do. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Pron., or conj., not either. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Not the one or the other; not either. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for neither

  1. He neither knew Mr. Leshe nor his father. – St. Patrick's Eve by Charles James Lever
  2. Neither she nor the General was young any longer. – Mary Gray by Katharine Tynan
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