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1. zero

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • subtract
  • decode
  • decriminalise
  • legalize

Etymology

  • zéro (French)
  • zero (Italian)

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Rhymes with Zero

  • yasuhiro
  • superhero
  • michihiro
  • piero
  • hero
  • fiero

How do you pronounce zero?

Pronounce zero as ˈziroʊ.

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Sentences with zero


1. Cardinal number
If you have a larger dog, a small leaf of kale may have zero effect on them.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Made at home the classic way, the same drink would have zero added sugars.

3. Verb, past participle
Bragg's Raw Apple Cider Vinegar has zero calories and is sodium free.

Quotes about zero


1. I have moments of weakness, but mostly I brush the criticism off... Who cares if I'm not a size zero? I don't want to be. I love my body; I'm healthy, I work out.
- Khloe Kardashian

2. Black holes are where God divided by zero.
- Albert Einstein

3. My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything since then has been a bonus."[The Science of Second-Guessing (New York Times Magazine Interview, December 12, 2004)]
- Stephen Hawking

2. zero-sum_game

noun. a game in which the total of all the gains and losses is zero.

Antonyms

  • away game

3. zero

adjective. ['ˈziːroʊ'] indicating the absence of any or all units under consideration.

Synonyms

  • cardinal

Antonyms

  • valid
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • zéro (French)
  • zero (Italian)

4. zero

noun. ['ˈziːroʊ'] a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number.

Synonyms

  • nought
  • digit
  • figure
  • cipher
  • 0

Antonyms

  • decriminalize
  • allow
  • majority
  • minority

Etymology

  • zéro (French)
  • zero (Italian)

5. zero

adjective. ['ˈziːroʊ'] indicating an initial point or origin.

Antonyms

  • unfasten

Etymology

  • zéro (French)
  • zero (Italian)

6. zero

adjective. ['ˈziːroʊ'] having no measurable or otherwise determinable value.

Antonyms

  • some

Etymology

  • zéro (French)
  • zero (Italian)

7. zero

noun. ['ˈziːroʊ'] the sight setting that will cause a projectile to hit the center of the target with no wind blowing.

Antonyms

  • divide

Etymology

  • zéro (French)
  • zero (Italian)

8. zero

verb. ['ˈziːroʊ'] adjust (as by firing under test conditions) the zero of (a gun).

Synonyms

  • adjust
  • zero in
  • correct

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize
  • depressurise

Etymology

  • zéro (French)
  • zero (Italian)

9. zero

noun. ['ˈziːroʊ'] the point on a scale from which positive or negative numerical quantities can be measured.

Synonyms

  • zero point

Antonyms

  • integrate
  • differentiate

Etymology

  • zéro (French)
  • zero (Italian)

10. zero

verb. ['ˈziːroʊ'] adjust (an instrument or device) to zero value.

Synonyms

  • adjust
  • correct

Antonyms

  • depressurize
  • desynchronize
  • blur

Etymology

  • zéro (French)
  • zero (Italian)
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