None vs. Non

To know What are the differences between 'None' and 'Non', click here.

What Are Their Main Differences?

'None' is a pronoun that means not any or not one; but non is just a prefix that means no.


Words That Can Follow All None and Non

  • 'None': is followed by a verb or it can be used as a singular term in place of a pronoun.

None knew the whole scenario.

  • 'Non': is followed by an adjective, a noun, or an adverb.

He is a non-racist who can talk logically.

What None and Non Mean

  • 'None':

is used to show there is no existence of something.

  1. 'Non':

is used to negate some adjectives, adverbs and nouns.

None of

You can use a plural noun or pronoun after 'none', but they must be linked by using the term 'of'. In this case, it is not important to use a singular or plural verb with it, but it is more formal to use singular verbs in writings.


Since 'non' and 'none' are not the same at all they have nothing in common.


English learners usually confuse these two words since they look alike, so be careful with their spelling.

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