Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary entries. Click on the T button in an entry to review the synonyms and related words for that meaning.more
He would not listen to anything she said.
Barbara's not coming to the party.
I don't feel sorry for her.
Do not forget your promise.
They told me not to worry.
Not all children have the opportunity for preschool education.
The teacher could not even remember my name.
The oven's not even warm yet.
Our apartment is not only centrally located, it's near a park too.
We need to talk about these problems, not simply assume they will resolve themselves.
There are problems not only with the students, but also with the teachers themselves.
Not only can he make people laugh, he can make them cry as well.
This is the American English definition of not. View British English definition of not.
a plan or course of action that is not possible to achieve
a type of design used on the web which excludes features which give a three-dimensional effect … and uses simple stylesadd a word
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.global English and language change from our blog