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1. nil

noun. ['ˈnɪl'] a quantity of no importance.

Synonyms

  • nihil
  • sweet Fanny Adams
  • aught
  • null
  • zip
  • zilch
  • naught
  • nada
  • cipher
  • bugger all
  • goose egg
  • cypher
  • zero
  • nix
  • zippo
  • nothing
  • relative quantity
  • fuck all

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • unfasten
  • unzip
  • divide

Etymology

  • nil (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Nil

  • quenneville
  • gaitskill
  • pudwill
  • overbill
  • mcmil
  • mcdill
  • macdill
  • jabril
  • instill
  • grabill
  • goodwill
  • gambill
  • fulfill
  • downhill
  • distill
  • distil
  • courville
  • brizill
  • brazil
  • belleville
  • bastille
  • waddill
  • uphill
  • until
  • tamil
  • tallil
  • seville
  • refill
  • newill
  • medil

Example sentences of the word nil


1. Adjective
NPO is an abbreviation for the Latin phrase "nil per os," which means nothing by mouth.

2. Adverb
If the amperage reads nil or 0, set the amperage back to a reading of 9.

3. Noun, singular or mass
In some cases, nil can be used to show the affects of a policy premium change.

Quotes containing the word nil


1. This world is your best teacher. There is a lesson in everything. There is a lesson in each experience. Learn it and become wise. Every failure is a stepping stone to success. Every difficulty or disappointment is a trial of your faith. Every unpleasant incident or temptation is a test of your inner strength. Therefore nil desperandum. March forward hero!
- Sivananda Saraswati

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