What is another word for neither?

Pronunciation: [nˈa͡ɪðə] (IPA)

There are several synonyms for the word "neither," which is often used to indicate that two options or alternatives are unacceptable. Some common synonyms of "neither" include "nor," "none," "not either," "nothing," and "scarce." Other possible synonyms include "negligible," "insufficient," "unacceptable," "unfavorable," and "unsatisfactory." Depending on the context, different synonyms may be more appropriate than others. For example, "scarce" might be a good synonym for "neither" in a situation where there are few options available, while "unfavorable" might be more appropriate in a context where both alternatives are undesirable.

What are the paraphrases for Neither?

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What are the hypernyms for Neither?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    none, not one, no, Both not, Neither of the two.

What are the opposite words for neither?

The term 'neither' denotes a state of negation, indicating that neither of two things or people is being selected, particularly in situations of choice. The antonyms for 'neither' are 'either,' 'both,' 'all,' 'each,' and 'every,' all corresponding to an acceptance of the two people or things in question. 'Either' signifies one choice among two. 'Both' conveys that two items are bound together. 'All' indicates all possible options are available, 'each' pinpointing the two things or people with equity, and 'every' evoking a feeling of totality among two selections. The antonyms of 'neither' provide a comprehensive range of multiple possibilities revealing a positive connotation of choice.

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Usage examples for Neither

neither is true, and therefore neither is artistic.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
"neither did I," went on Jerry, "that is, until yesterday.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
neither he nor she could ever forget.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

Famous quotes with Neither

  • Our 'neoconservatives' are neither new nor conservative, but old as Bablyon and evil as Hell.
    Edward Abbey
  • I do have a small collection of traditional SF ideas which I've never been able to sell. I'm known as a fantasy writer and neither my agent nor my editors want to risk my brand by jumping genre.
    Lynn Abbey
  • History provides neither compensation for suffering nor penalties for wrong.
    John Acton
  • At which time came to us many boats and we suffered them to come aboard, being not able to resist them, which people did us no harm, neither of us understanding the one the other.
    William Adams
  • The almost insoluble task is to let neither the power of others, nor our own powerlessness, stupefy us.
    Theodor Adorno

Related words: can't choose between, neither nor, both, neither one

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