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  1. Not. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. No; not. See No, a. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A prefix used in the sense of not; un-; in-; as in nonattention, or non-attention, nonconformity, nonmetallic, nonsuit. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A prefix meaning not: used before many words, which are selfexplaining. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. A prefix denoting a negation, or the absence of the quality or fact expressed by the word to which it is prefixed. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  6. Not, a Latin word used as a prefix, as in NON-APPEARANCE, NON-ATTENDANCE, NON-COMPLIANCE. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Prefix implying not or negation. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Not, a prefix giving a negative sense to words, as non-essential, non-resident, &c. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. A common Latin prefix signifying not, reversing the sense of the word which it precedes; a hyphen is generally placed between non and the word following, sometimes not-as, non-ability, want of ability. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. posterity; a fish; eternal biblestudytools.com
  11. (fish ). Nun, the father of Joshua. ( 1 Chronicles 7:27 ) biblestudytools.com
  12. Lat. Not. The common particle of negation. thelawdictionary.org
  13. non, adv. not, a Latin word used as a prefix, as in ns. NON-ABIL'ITY, want of ability; NON-ACCEPT'ANCE, want of acceptance: refusal to accept; NON-AC'CESS (law), absence of opportunity for marital commerce; NON-ACQUAINT'ANCE, want of acquaintance; NON-ACQUIESC'ENCE, refusal of acquiescence; NON-ADMISS'ION, refusal of admission: failure to be admitted; NON-ALIEN[=A]'TION, state of not being alienated: failure to alienate; NON-APPEAR'ANCE, failure or neglect to appear, esp. in a court of law; NON-ARR[=I]'VAL, failure to arrive; NON-ATTEND'ANCE, a failure to attend: absence; NON-ATTEN'TION, inattention; NON'-CLAIM, a failure to make claim within the time limited by law; NON-COM'BATANT, any one connected with an army who is there for some other purpose than that of fighting, as a surgeon, &c.: a civilian in time of war.--adjs. NON-COMMISS'IONED, not having a commission, as an officer in the army below the rank of commissioned officer--abbrev. NON-COM'.; NON-COMMIT'TAL, unwilling to commit one's self to any particular opinion or course of conduct, free from any declared preference or pledge.--ns. NON-COMM[=U]'NICANT, one who abstains from joining in holy communion, or who has not yet communicated; NON-COMM[=U]N'ION; NON-COMPL[=I]'ANCE, neglect or failure of compliance.--adj. NON-COMPLY'ING.--n. NON-CONCUR'RENCE, refusal to concur.--adj. NON-CONDUCT'ING, not conducting or transmitting: not allowing a fluid or a force to pass along, as glass does not conduct electricity.--n. NON-CONDUCT'OR, a substance which does not conduct or transmit certain properties or conditions, as heat or electricity.--adj. NONCONFORM'ING, not conforming, esp. to an established church.--n. and adj. NONCONFORM'IST, one who does not conform: esp. one who refused to conform or subscribe to the Act of Uniformity in 1662--abbrev. NON-CON'.--n. NONCONFORM'ITY, want of conformity, esp. to the established church.--adj. NON-CONT[=A]'GIOUS, not infectious.--ns. NON'-CONTENT, one not content: in House of Lords, one giving a negative vote; NON-DELIV'ERY, failure or neglect to deliver.--adj. NON-EFFECT'IVE, not efficient or serviceable: unfitted for service.--n. a member of a force who is not able, for some reason, to take part in active service.--adj. NON-EFFIC'IENT, not up to the mark required for service.--n. a soldier who has not yet undergone the full number of drills.--n. NON-[=E]'GO, in metaphysics, the not-I, the object as opposed to the subject, whatever is not the conscious self.--adjs. NON-EGOIS'TICAL; NON-ELAS'TIC, not elastic; NON-[=E]LECT', not elect.--n. one not predestined to salvation.--n. NON-[=E]LEC'TION, state of not being elected.--adjs. NON-ELEC'TRIC, -AL, not conducting the electric fluid; NON-EMPHAT'IC; NON-EMPIR'ICAL, not empirical, not presented in experience; NON-EPIS'COPAL.--n. NON-EPISCOP[=A]'LIAN.--adj. NON-ESSEN'TIAL, not essential: not absolutely required.--n. something that may be done without.--n. NON-EXIST'ENCE, negation of existence: a thing that has no existence.--adj. NON-EXIST'ENT.--n. NON-EXPORT[=A]'TION.--adj. NON-FOR'FEITING, of a life insurance policy not forfeited by reason of non-payment.--ns. NON-FULFIL'MENT; NON-IMPORT[=A]'TION.--adj. NON-IMPORT'ING.--ns. NON-INTERVEN'TION, a policy of systematic non-interference by one country with the affairs of other nations; NON-INTRU'SION, in Scottish Church history, the principle that a patron should not force an unacceptable clergyman on an unwilling congregation; NON-INTRU'SIONIST.--adj. NON-ISS'UABLE, not capable of being issued: not admitting of issue being taken on it.--n. NON-JOIN'DER (law), the omitting to join all the parties to the action or suit.--adj. NONJUR'ING, not swearing allegiance.--n. NONJUR'OR, one of the clergy in England and Scotland who would not swear allegiance to William and Mary in 1689, holding themselves still bound by the oath they had taken to the deposed king, James II.--adjs. NON-L[=U]'MINOUS; NON-MANUFACT'URING; NON-MARR'YING, not readily disposed to marry; NON-METAL'LIC, not consisting of metal: not like the metals; NON-MOR'AL, involving no moral considerations; NON-NAT'URAL, not natural: forced or strained.--n. in ancient medicine, anything not considered of the essence of man, but necessary to his well-being, as air, food, sleep, rest, &c.--ns. NON-OB[=E]'DIENCE; NON-OBSERV'ANCE, neglect or failure to observe; NON-PAY'MENT, neglect or failure to pay; NON-PERFORM'ANCE, neglect or failure to perform.--adjs. NON-PLACENT'AL; NON-PON'DEROUS.--n. NON-PRODUC'TION.--adj. NON-PROFESS'IONAL, not done by a professional man, amateur: not proper to be done by a professional man, as unbecoming conduct in a physician, &c.--ns. NON-PROFIC'IENT, one who has made no progress in the art or study in which he is engaged; NON-REGARD'ANCE, want of due regard; NON-RES'IDENCE, failure to reside, or the fact of not residing at a certain place, where one's official or social duties require one to reside.--adj. NON-RES'IDENT, not residing within the range of one's responsibilities.--n. one who does not do so, as a landlord, clergyman, &c.--n. NON-RESIST'ANCE, the principle of not offering opposition: passive or ready obedience.--adjs. NON-RESIST'ANT, NON-RESIST'ING; NON-SEX'UAL, sexless, asexual; NON-SOC[=I]'ETY, not belonging to a society, esp. of a workman not attached to a trades-union, or of a place in which such men are employed.--n. NON-SOL[=U]'TION.--adjs. NON-SOL'VENT; NON-SUBMIS'SIVE.--n. NON'SUIT, a legal term in England, which means that where a plaintiff in a jury trial finds he will lose his case, owing to some defect or accident, he is allowed to be nonsuited, instead of allowing a verdict and judgment to go for the defendant.--v.t. to record that a plaintiff drops his suit.--n. NON'-TERM, a vacation between two terms of a law-court.--adj. NON-UN'ION (see NON-SOCIETY).--ns. NON-[=U]'SAGER (see USAGE); NON-[=U]'SER (law), neglect of official duty: omission to take advantage of an easement, &c.--adj. NON-V[=I]'ABLE, not viable, of a foetus too young for independent life. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  14. Latin adv. =not, forming part of phrases: n. assumpsit (he did not undertake), plea that defendant made no promise; n. compos (mentis), (not master of his mind), lunatic, mad, (legal, & in gen. use); n. esse (not to be), non-existence; n. est inventus (he has not been found), n. est, or n. inventus, sheriff\'s statement, in returning writ, that defendant is not to be found in his bailiwick (legal, & transf. in gen. use); n. liquet (it is not clear), jury\'s verdict in doubtful case deferring matter to another day; n. nobis (not unto us; Ps. cxv), formula attributing victory &c. not to oneself but to God, song of rejoicing; n. placet (it does not please), negative vote in ecclesiastical or university assemblies (also as v.t., throw out); n. plus ultra, =NE PLUS ULTRA; n. possumus (we cannot), statement of inability, refusal to act or move; n. sequitur (it does not follow), illogical inference, paradoxical result. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  15. (AF noun- f. OF non-, nom-, num-, nun-, f. prec.) now freely prefixed (1) usu. to vbl n., giving neg. vbl n. corresp. to not w. parent vb, =failure to do, abstention from doing, or rarely to other n. giving neg. abstract n. corresp. to not w. connected adj.; n.-acceptance; n.-access, impossibility of access for sexual intercourse (in questions of paternity); n.-acquaintance; n.-appearance (esp. in court as party or witness); n.-attendance; non-claim, failure to make claim within legal time; n.-committal, avoidance of committing oneself to definite course or either side (usu. attrib., as n.-c. answer); n.-compliance; n.-feasance (legal), omission of act that ought to have been done; n.-interference, -intervention, principle or practice, esp. in politics& international affairs, of keeping aloof from others\' disputes; n.-intrusion (Church of Scotland), principle that patron shall not thrust unacceptable minister on congregation; n.-joinder (legal), omission of partner &c. to join another as party to suit; n.-payment; n.-perception; n.-performance; n.-resistance (hist.), 17th-c. principle that authority must not be resisted even if unjustly exercised; n.-success; n.-usage; n.-use; n.-user (legal), neglect to use a right, by which it may become void. (2) to n. of designation, giving n. (somet. w. derivatives) =person, thing, or all, that is not the thing specified: n.-abstainer, one who does not abstain (esp. from liquor); n.-ego (metaphys.), all that is not the conscious self, the object as opposed to the subject; n.-member (so n.-membership); n.-metal (esp. chem. =element that is not a metal; so n.-metallic). (3) to attrib. n., giving n. (somet. w. derivatives) that can only be used attributively, =unconnected with, not involving: n.-jury, tried without jury; n.-party, that may be dealt with irrespective of political partisanship; n. society, -union (also n.-unionist), not belonging to a workman\'s society or trade union. (4) to adj. (usu. participial in -ant, -ent, -ing, -ate, -ed), giving adj. (& somet. n. or derivatives) =not-: n.-collegiate, (student) not belonging to a college, (of universities) without colleges; n.-combatant, (person, esp. in the fighting services, e.g. surgeon, chaplain, ambulance man) who has not to fight, civilian; n.-commissioned, not holding commission (esp. of army officers such as sergeant, corporal, abbr. N.C.O.); n.-communicant, (person) who does not attend the communion service; n.-condensing (of steam-engine), discharging used steam into atmosphere instead of using condenser; n.-conducting, that will not conduct heat or electricity (so n.-conductor, n.-conducting medium or substance; n.-conductibility); non-content, voter against motion in House of Lords; n.-essential a. & n.; n.-Euclidean, denying or dispensing with any of the assumptions of Euclid\'s geometry; n.-existent, -ence; n.-juring, -juror, (hist.), (beneficed clergyman) who refused oath of allegiance to William& Mary; n.-office-holding &c. (5) to adj. requiring a neutral negative form free from some special sense, usu. of condemnation, attached to the compd in in-, un-, =not coming under the description of, not: n.-effective, (soldier, sailor) not qualified for active service (cf. INEFFECTIVE); n.-human, not belonging to human race (cf. INHUMAN); n.-logical, proceeding by other means than logic (cf. ILLOGICAL); n.-moral, unconcerned with morality (cf. IMMORAL); n.-natural, deviating from the natural order (cf. UNNATURAL). (6) to adv., as n.-contentiously. Concise Oxford Dictionary

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