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Synonyms for nothing
ˈnʌθ ɪŋnoth·ing

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  1. nothingnoun

    anything, everything, something

  2. nothingnoun

    Not any thing; no thing.

    What happened to your face? \uE00098519 It's nothing.

    anything, everything, something

  3. nothingnoun

    An absence of anything, including empty space, brightness, darkness, matter, or a vacuum.

    anything, something, everything

  4. nothingpronoun


    I didn't see nothing. [= I didn't see anything].

    everything, anything, something

Princeton's WordNet

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

    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"

    postal code, nought, zipper, zero, vigour, zip, energy, goose egg, postcode, naught, aught, cipher, nix, zippo, nil, zero point, nobody, secret code, slide fastener, nonentity, vigor, zip fastener, cryptograph, cypher, zilch, nada, null

  2. nothingadverb

    in no respect; to no degree

    "he looks nothing like his father"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nothingnoun

    non-existence, nihility, inexistence, nihilism, nonentity, nothingness, nullity

  2. nothingnoun

    nought, zero, cipher

  3. nothingnoun

    trifle, bagatelle, small matter, thing of no importance, matter of no consequence

  4. nothingadjective

    not at all, in no degree

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. nothingnoun

    non-existence, nonentity, bagatelle, naught, cipher, zero, null, nullity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "nothing":

    anything, nic, n't, none, nada, -nothing, nics, nothin, no, something, not, nil, rien, scratch, okay, thing

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  1. Jan Zakin:

    We woke up in the middle of the night and saw flames, i was in my underwear. There was a car on fire blocking access out. My dog ran away ; I still haven't found her. We left with nothing, just literally with nothing. We're so lucky to be alive.

  2. John Kirby:

    The goal for this program is to get them to ... defend their communities, protect their own neighbors and then go on the offense against ISIL, nothing has changed about the policy that there is not going to be a U.S. military solution to Assad.

  3. John Mele:

    No temperature check. Nothing. They gave me two bus tickets.

  4. David Howman:

    He was able to beat the system in ways and means where others were complicit and others understood what he was trying to do. And I'm not just talking about his team. There was a healthy disrespect for the rules. I don't think that will happen again, we spent a lot of time, a lot of money. We fended off a lot of legal action (that was) all for nothing. And we're not going to be compensated. We haven't even been apologized to, and that's regrettable.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    A victory which is not honorable is nothing but a defeat!

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