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Know vs No
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What's the difference? Which one is correct?


Definition: To have information or understanding about something

Usage: Know is used to refer to the state of being aware or familiar with something

Example sentences:
  • 1. I know how to swim.
  • 2. Do you know the answer to this question?
  • 3. She knows a lot about art history.

Definition: To deny or refuse something

Usage: No is used to express refusal, denial, or negation

Example sentences:
  • 1. I said no to his invitation.
  • 2. She told me no when I asked for a favor.
  • 3. No, I don't want any dessert.

The word 'know' is a verb that means to be aware of something or to have knowledge of something. The word 'no' is a determiner that means not any or not a.

Quizzes about "Know" vs "No"

Know vs No: 5 Quizzes

1. What is the opposite of 'Yes'?

2. Which word means 'to have knowledge about something'?

3. What is the opposite of 'Ignorance'?

4. Which word means 'to deny or refuse'?

5. What is the opposite of 'Understanding'?


  • What is Know?

    Know is a verb that means to have information or be aware of something.

  • What is No?

    No is a word used to express refusal, denial, or disagreement.

  • How can I use Know in a sentence?

    You can use Know in a sentence like 'I know the answer to that question.'

  • Can you give an example of using No?

    Sure! An example of using No is 'No, I don't want any dessert.'

  • Are Know and No homophones?

    Yes, Know and No are homophones, which means they sound the same but have different meanings.