Merriam Webster's word of the day for June sixteenth. Today's word is null, spelled and you L. L. Null is an adjective that means having no legal or binding force invalid. It can also mean amounting to nothing a synonym of the word nil, it can also mean having no value, insignificant or having no elements having zero as limit finally, no can mean of being or relating to zero. Here's the word used in a sentence from the Denver Post by Jesse Paul. If a teacher organization is found in contempt. Any collective bargaining agreement they worked on would be rendered null, and they would be barred from collecting dues. English borrowed the word null from the Anglo French word nude spelled L. Meaning, not any that word intern traces to the Latin word new loose from day, meaning not and loose meaning any. No often pops up in legal and scientific contexts. It was originally used in Scottish law, and still carries the meaning having no legal or binding force in mathematics. It is sometimes used to mean containing nothing for example, the set of all whole numbers that are divisible by zero is the no. That is there are no numbers that fit that description. But no also has some more general uses. We often use it with the meaning, lacking meaning or value, as and by the time I, heard it. The news was no with your word of the day. I'm Peter Sokolski. Visit Merriam Webster Dot com today for definitions, wordplay and trending word look ups.