neither

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ˈnaɪðər/, /ˈniːðər/
  • (UK) IPA: /ˈnaɪðə(r)/, /ˈniːðə(r)/
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  • Hyphenation: nei‧ther

Determiner[change]

Determiner
neither

  1. Not one or the other; not either; none of two things.
    Neither definition seems correct.
    Neither Sarah nor John is going to the concert on Saturday.
    Fresia and Lydia sat on either side of the bed, but neither spoke.
    Neither of his two kids wants to work for him.
    He only has two friends, and neither one is interesting.
    In the first game neither side scored.
    Neither Darwin nor Huxley worked at Oxford.
    This helps neither you nor me.
    We are neither saying that it's wrong, nor are we saying you should try it.

Adverb[change]

Positive
neither

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. Neither is used to show that a something that is not true in one case is also not true in another case.
    She didn't have one, and neither did I.
    If you don't go, then neither will I.
    "I can't touch it." "Neither can I."