3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

ne \ne\ (n[=e]), adverb [AS. ne. See {No}.] Not; never. [Obs.]

He never yet no villany ne said. --Chaucer.

Note: Ne was formerly used as the universal adverb of negation, and survives in certain compounds, as never (= ne ever) and none (= ne one). Other combinations, now obsolete, will be found in the Vocabulary, as nad, nam, nil. See {Negative}, 2.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

ne \ne\, conj. [See {Ne}, adverb] Nor. [Obs.] --Shak.

No niggard ne no fool. --Chaucer.

{Ne . . . ne}, neither . . . nor. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: a colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube; one of the six inert gasses; occurs in the air in small amounts [syn: {neon}, {Ne}, {atomic number 10}]

2: the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees [syn: {northeast}, {nor'-east}, {northeastward}, {NE}]

3: a midwestern state on the Great Plains [syn: {Nebraska}, {Cornhusker State}, {NE}]

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