Definition of nemo, nemo
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nēmō, nēminis
(nēmo, -)
nehomo; cf. praeda for praehenda: nemo compositum videtur ex ne et homo: quod confirmatur magis, quia in persona semper ponitur, nec pluraliter formari solet, quia intellegitur pro nullo, Paul. ex Mull.
noun (c., 3rd declension)
  1. no man, no one, nobody
  2. every one, everybody, all
  3. many a one, some
  4. no one at all
  5. a nobody
  6. Adj., no, not any
Abbreviations
nēmō^ (o long, Hor. S. 1, 1, 1; short, Mart. 1, 40; Juv. 2, 83 al.), inis (but in class. Lat. nullius is used for the gen., and nullo or nullā for the abl.; gen. neminis, Plaut. Capt. 3, 5, 106; Enn. ap. Paul. ex Fest. p. 162 Mull.; abl. nemine, Plaut. Cist. 1, 1, 89; Cic. Or. Tog. Cand. Fragm. 19, p. 242 Klotz; Tac. A. 16, 27; id. H. 2, 47; Suet. Aug. 45; 95; id. Tib. 12; 17 et saep.; dat. nemini, rare but class., Caes. B. C. 1, 85, 12; Sall. C. 13, 1; id. J. 24, 4), m. and f. ne-homo; cf. praeda for praehenda: nemo compositum videtur ex ne et homo: quod confirmatur magis, quia in personā semper ponitur, nec pluraliter formari solet, quia intellegitur pro nullo, Paul. ex Fest. p. 162 Mull., no man, no one, nobody: quem nemo ferro potuit superare nec auro, Enn. ap. Cic. Rep. 3, 3, 6 (Ann. v. 220 Vahl.): nemo me lacrimis decoret, id. ap. Cic. Tusc. 1, 49, 117 (Epigr. v. 3 ib.): quos non miseret neminis, id. ap. Paul. ex Fest. p. 162 Mull. (Trag. v. 174 ib.); so Cato ib.; Lucil. ap. Non. 143, 19; Plaut. Capt. 3, 5, 106: facio pluris omnium hominum neminem, Cic. Att. 8, 2, 4; id. Fam. 6, 6, 10: amicum ex consularibus neminem tibi esse video, praeter, etc., id. ib. 1, 5, b, 2: in quo (collegio) nemo e decem sanā mente sit, id. Leg. 3, 10, 24: nemo ex tanto numero est, quin, etc., id. Font. 2, 5: nemo de iis, qui, etc., id. de Or. 1, 43, 191: omnium mortalium Sthenio nemo inimicior, quam, etc., Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 43, § 107: nemine juvante, Just. 9, 1, 4: ubi nemo est, qui possit corrumpere, Cic. Verr. 1, 16, 46: nemo reperietur, qui dicat, etc., id. Font. Fragm. 2, 3; Cic. Att. 7, 3, 8.

—Nemo non, every one, everybody, all: aperte adulantem nemo non videt, nisi, etc., Cic. Lael. 26, 99: nemo Arpinas non Plancio studet, id. Planc. 9, 22; id. Fam. 4, 7, 2: nemo potest non beatissimus esse, id. Par. 2, 17.

—Non nemo, many a one, some: video de istis abesse non neminem, Cic. Cat. 4, 5, 10; id. Caecin. 28, 79: quas leges ausus est non nemo improbus, id. Pis. 5, 10.

—Strengthened by a negative following: neminem deo, nec deum, nec hominem carum esse vultis, Cic. N. D. 1, 43, 121: nemo umquam neque orator, neque poeta fuit, qui, etc., id. Att. 14, 20, 2.

—As adj.: nemo homo, Plaut. Pers. 2, 2, 29: ut per biduum nemo hominem homo agnosceret, Cic. N. D. 2, 38, 96: ut hominem neminem pluris faciam, id. Fam. 13, 55, 1.

— Nemo unus, no one, Liv. 28, 35; 2, 6; 3, 12: nemo unus contra ire ausus est, Tac. A. 14, 45.

—Nemo quisquam, no one at all, Ter. Eun. 5, 9, 2; Gell. 2, 6, 9.

—Nemo alter, Plin. 2, 25, 23, § 91; and nemo alius, no one else: alium enim cui illam commendem habeo neminem, Cic. Att. 11, 9, 3; id. Mil. 17, 46.

— In fem.: vicinam neminem amo magis quam te, Plaut. Casin. 2, 2, 12; Ter. And. 3, 2, 26.

— Trop., a nobody: me moverat nemo magis quam is, quem tu neminem putas, Cic. Att. 7, 3, 8.

— Transf. Adj., no, not any ( = nullus): nemo civis neque hostis, Enn. ap. Sen. Ep. 18, 5 (Epigr. v. 5 Vahl.): se adhuc reperire discipulum, potuisse neminem, Cic. de Or. 1, 28, 129: vir nemo bonus ab improbo se donari vult, id. Leg. 2, 16, 41: opifex, id. N. D. 2, 32, 81; Nep. Att. 19, 3.

— Of things, for nullus (post-class.): neminem excepit diem, Prud. στεφ. 10, 744.
 
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