- norW1S2 [no: US no:r] conj, adv[Date: 1200-1300; Origin: nother 'neither, nor' (13-19 centuries)]1.) neither ... nor ...used when mentioning two things that are not true or do not happen▪ He can neither read nor write. (=he cannot read or write)▪ Hilary was neither shocked nor surprised by the news.▪ Neither Matt nor Julie said anything (=Matt did not say anything and Julie did not say anything) .2.) formal used after a negative statement in order to introduce another negative statement containing a similar kind of information▪ I don't expect children to be rude, nor do I expect to be disobeyed.▪ It was not my fault, nor his.3.) BrE used after a negative statement to say that the negative statement is also true for someone or something else▪ 'I don't want to go.' 'Nor do I.'▪ They couldn't understand it at the time, and nor could we.→↑neither3
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.