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Synonyms for nil
nɪlnil

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zipponoun

    a quantity of no importance

    "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"

    Synonyms:
    postal code, nought, zipper, zero, vigour, zip, energy, goose egg, postcode, naught, aught, cipher, nix, zippo, zero point, nobody, secret code, slide fastener, nonentity, vigor, zip fastener, cryptograph, cypher, zilch, nothing, nada, null

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PPDB, the paraphrase database2.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "nil":

    zero, none, null, nile, niie, nothingness, void, lame, non-existent, 0, invalid, nul, nothing, scratch, n.a.

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  1. List of known nicknames for "Nil":

    Nil Hartman

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#671energy
#935none
#1099nothing
#1137zip
#2448void
#2578null
#2579zero
#4691nobody
#6852invalid
#7665scratch
#9364nil
#10522postcode
#11639nile
#13785lame
#15543zipper
#21483nix
#22579nada
#23915cipher
#24822zippo
#26651vigor
#47021cypher
#48327naught
#49204nothingness
#49795vigour
#49891nul
#65775aught
#66337nought
#91186zilch
#235448nonentity

How to use nil in a sentence?

  1. Steve Sarkisian:

    The rules say you’re not supposed to recruit a kid until he gets in the portal, but I think we can agree that there’s a lot of people on our rosters who are getting recruited who are not in the portal yet. And that’s the dangerous part — people recruiting your own players before they even want to get in the portal. And then enticing them with NIL opportunities down the road. I get the idea behind NIL, but a lot of times rules get made, and sometimes we don’t think about the consequences that arise from them down the road.

  2. Brad Seligman:

    The current COVID 19 pandemic has resulted in restrictions in the availability of test sites, while test-taking opportunities for all students have been limited, for persons with disabilities, the ability to obtain accommodations or even to locate suitable test locations for the test are' almost nil'.

  3. Hari Man Lama:

    I've had all my reservations cancelled. I have nil bookings left, this disaster is going to bring a big loss to the travel industry and to the tens of thousands of people who depend on the tourists for their livelihood.

  4. Jay Clark on Wednesday:

    It’s not about Olivia or NIL or social media, it’s just I guess sort of the sense of entitlement that some people feel they can behave a certain way and that what we saw go on out there was a behavior that I didn’t think was appropriate, that’s not normal autograph seeking behavior, you know, engagement with an athlete with fans and that kind of stuff. There was a, there was a mob sense to that scene that that was very disconcerting to me and that’s what I hope is not going to become the norm.

  5. Brandon Brown:

    At this time the odds of getting Ebola in the U.S. are close to nil,( but) what the survey shows us is that the understanding of Ebola and how its transmitted is REALLY low, we have to expect that one day there will be another epidemic that has the capacity to enter our borders, and if we don’t know how it is transmitted, we ca n’t protect ourselves properly.


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