# Is not equal to in MySQL?

**not equal**to (<>, !=) operator.

**MySQL Not equal**is used to return a set of rows (from a table) after making sure that two expressions placed on either side of the

**NOT EQUAL**TO (<>) operator are

**not equal**.

Similarly one may ask, what is not equal in MySQL?

**not equal** to (<>, !=) **MySQL Not equal** is used to return a set of rows (from a table) after making sure that two expressions placed on either side of the **NOT EQUAL** TO (<>) operator are **not equal**.

**MySQL**tutorial explores all of the comparison operators used to test for equality and inequality, as well as the more advanced operators.

Description.

Comparison Operator | Description |
---|---|

= | Equal |

<=> | Equal (Safe to compare NULL values) |

<> | Not Equal |

!= | Not Equal |

Considering this, how do you say not equal in SQL?

**SQL Not Equal** (!=) In **sql**, **not equal** operator is used to check whether two expressions **equal** or **not**. If it's **not equal** then condition will be true and it will return **not** matched records. Example: If we run following **SQL** statement for **not equal** operator it will return a records where empid **not equals** to 1.

Answered Feb 14, 2019. **Meaning** of the symbol “<>” is “not equal to”…. It's quite a simple this function that is used to compare values in the database table. You can eliminate the records which are not necessary.