Definition of isn't in English:



  • Is not.

    • ‘He isn't sure what he's going to do if it goes over to Monday because he's got a meeting then.’
    • ‘It could be that they have damaged their own property, which in law isn't an offence.’
    • ‘We do the same and put out only one bag each week which isn't full, but I fear we are in the minority.’
    • ‘We are using him as a striker but he isn't one and I think that showed a bit with the chance he missed.’
    • ‘The windows are closed and there are no flowers in the house so I know this isn't from that.’
    • ‘The public may not be entirely in the know, but it isn't entirely in the dark, either.’
    • ‘This is an observation on a par with pointing out to us that the world isn't flat.’
    • ‘Breakfast isn't just about putting fuel in your tank to help drive you through the day.’
    • ‘Championing the lesser evil to avoid the greater one isn't a tactic that works here.’
    • ‘He isn't nerdy, but he is repelled by what he feels is the machismo of current music.’
    • ‘The signs are that it isn't going to be as big a hit as many of his other films.’
    • ‘The living usually want to go on living, and it isn't possible when horror is too close.’
    • ‘Well it isn't the full marathon but it might as well be for this group of runners.’
    • ‘So isn't that more of a reason to teach him how to handle the Press, rather than shelter him?’
    • ‘Conrad is concerned that Tanya isn't happy and thinks she is still in love with him.’
    • ‘No one has ever been able to demonstrate this, for the simple reason that it isn't true.’
    • ‘It's harder to find a cyclist obeying the law than one who isn't and it's not just kids.’
    • ‘This isn't about politics but about the men and women who choose to serve this country.’
    • ‘Name calling such as this does nothing to convince me that the agency isn't doing a good job.’
    • ‘He says he wants to remain in active politics, but this isn't easy in the new Scotland.’