How To Spell not?

Correct spelling: not

What is the definition of not?

  1. negation of a word or group of words; "he does not speak French"; "she is not going"; "they are not friends"; "not many"; "not much"; "not at all"

What does the abbreviation not mean?

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This graph shows how "not" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What are the usage examples for not?

  1. Will not you do it? – The Master of the Ceremonies by George Manville Fenn
  2. No, he did not – She Buildeth Her House by Will Comfort
  3. How should it not – Apology, Crito, and Phaedo of Socrates by Plato
  4. You do not like Mr. Collingwood? – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  5. No; I will not have it! – Indian Summer by William D. Howells
  6. I will not be answered. – The Boy With the U. S. Survey by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  7. A. It was not – The-Darrow-Enigma by Severy, Melvin Linwood
  8. A. I have not – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  9. That know I not – The Secret Chamber at Chad by Evelyn Everett-Green
  10. What I say is, we did not do it! – The Willoughby Captains by Talbot Baines Reed