noes noes  /ˈnoʊz/


  1. (n) a negative
  2. (n) a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
  3. (adj) quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns for indicating a complete or almost complete lack or zero quantity of
  4. (adv) referring to the degree to which a certain quality is present
  5. (adv) not in any degree or manner; not at all
  6. (adv) used to express refusal or denial or disagreement etc or especially to emphasize a negative statement




  1. The three famous noes adopted by Arab heads of state ten years ago in Khartoumno direct negotiation with Israel, no recognition, no peace treatyhave been quietly set aside.
  2. For the past decade the 57-year-old Frenchman has been taking aerial shots over deserts, volca- noes, rain forests and cities.


  1. No need to panic, the Sun’s magnetic field is just going to flip

    Something’s up with the Sun? Astronomers who closely track the star with an array of telescopes and satellites say its magnetic field is about to flip. Oh noes! But wait, the world isn’t going to end. This isn’t going to …
    on October 2, 2013     Source: CW39 NewsFix

  2. AK Steel Files Trade Cases On Non-Oriented Electrical Steel

    WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that is has filed antidumping duty petitions charging that unfairly low-priced imports of non-oriented electrical steel ("NOES") from six countries are causing material injury to the company. AK...
    on October 1, 2013     Source: PR Newswire


  1. "I knew I'd get a few noes before I got a yes," Ms. Polley said. "And I was just hoping the yes would eventually come."
    on Apr 17, 2007 By: Sarah Polley Source: New York Times

  2. And, in what could be an analysis of why Spears has had so many troubles as of late, Lil Mama says, "People always going to tell you what you want to hear," that there's been "too many yeses, not enough noes, not enough real," which means...
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: Lil Mama Source:

  3. "Taiwan and China are two different countries on either side of the Taiwan Strait," Yu said. "If I am elected president, I will not be bound to the 'four noes and one without' pledge."
    on Mar 25, 2007 By: Yu Shyi-kun Source: Asia Pacific Media Network

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