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Synonyms for zero
ˈzɪər oʊ

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term zero.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippo(noun)

    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, 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, nothing, nada, null

    Antonyms:
    ordinal, cardinal, all(a), some(a)

  2. zero, 0, nought, cipher, cypher(noun)

    a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number

    Synonyms:
    nought, zip, goose egg, naught, aught, nothing, cipher, nix, zippo, nil, nobody, secret code, nonentity, cryptograph, cypher, zilch, zero point, nada, null

    Antonyms:
    some(a), ordinal, all(a), cardinal

  3. zero, zero point(noun)

    the point on a scale from which positive or negative numerical quantities can be measured

    Synonyms:
    null, cypher, cipher, zip, zilch, naught, nada, aught, nil, nix, nothing, nought, zero point, zippo, goose egg

    Antonyms:
    cardinal, some(a), all(a), ordinal

  4. zero(adj)

    the sight setting that will cause a projectile to hit the center of the target with no wind blowing

    Synonyms:
    null, cypher, cipher, zip, zilch, naught, nada, aught, nil, nix, nothing, nought, zero point, zippo, goose egg

    Antonyms:
    ordinal, all(a), some(a), cardinal

  5. zero, 0(adj)

    indicating the absence of any or all units under consideration

    "a zero score"

    Synonyms:
    zero(a)

    Antonyms:
    some(a), all(a), cardinal, ordinal

  6. zero(a)(adj)

    having no measurable or otherwise determinable value

    "the goal is zero population growth"

    Antonyms:
    some(a), ordinal, cardinal, all(a)

  7. zero(adj)

    indicating an initial point or origin

    Synonyms:
    zero(a)

    Antonyms:
    all(a), some(a), ordinal, cardinal

  8. zero(verb)

    of or relating to the null set (a set with no members)

    Synonyms:
    zero(a)

    Antonyms:
    ordinal, some(a), all(a), cardinal

  9. zero(verb)

    adjust (an instrument or device) to zero value

    Synonyms:
    zero in

    Antonyms:
    cardinal, ordinal, all(a), some(a)

  10. zero, zero in(verb)

    adjust (as by firing under test conditions) the zero of (a gun)

    "He zeroed in his rifle at 200 yards"

    Synonyms:
    range in, home in, zero in

    Antonyms:
    ordinal, all(a), some(a), cardinal

Wiktionary

  1. zero(noun)

    Synonyms:
    cipher

  2. zero(noun)

    Synonyms:
    slashed zero

  3. zero(noun)

    Synonyms:
    zero point, origin

  4. zero(noun)

    Synonyms:
    nadir

  5. zero(noun)

    Synonyms:
    sweet FA, naught, null, nothing, zip, nil, nada, zilch, nought, sod all, bugger all, sweet Fanny Adams, nowt

  6. zero(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    root

    Antonyms:
    pole

  7. zero(verb)

    Synonyms:
    no

  8. zero(noun)

    Synonyms:
    zero out, tare

  9. zero(noun)

    The additive identity element of a monoid or greater algebraic structure, particularly a group or ring.

    Synonyms:
    additive identity

  10. zero(noun)

    A person of little or no importance.

    They rudely treated him like a zero.

    Synonyms:
    nonentity, cipher, nobody

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. zero

    Synonyms:
    naught, cipher, nothing

    Antonyms:
    something, an existence, creature

Editors Contribution

  1. nill

    zero or nothing.

    the score was one to nill.

    Submitted by rinat on December 13, 2015  
  2. nill

    zero or nothing.

    the score was one to nill.

    Submitted by rinat on December 13, 2015  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. zero(n.)

    Synonyms:
    naught, nought, nothing, cipher

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. zero(n)

    Synonyms:
    cipher, nothing, naught

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    scratch, null, nil, 0, none, void, zilch, safar, invalid, lame, zip, diddly, zéro

How to pronounce zero?

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How to say zero in sign language?

  1. zero

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How to use zero in a sentence?

  1. Omar Sy:

    The hardest part for me is the language that I don't speak ... it blocks me a little on certain things, in France, I already have a career and a name that give me access to certain things and here I have to reconstruct all of that. That makes it interesting to work here, to start from zero again.

  2. Chief Executive Olivier Zarrouati:

    We are fed up with this situation and have put in place a combat plan to deal with it, what we want is to reduce to zero the number of delayed seats; we are not quite there but we are making progress.

  3. Christian Keller:

    We don't see a 'Japanification' of the world. But accommodative policy is here to stay, before we get to the limits (of these policies), central banks will persist with zero and negative rates.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    God is unknown; anything we said about God has no validity, because our knowledge about Him is zero, absolutely nothing!

  5. Yoon Tae-ho:

    We will apply zero-tolerance principles in taking action against those who leave their self-isolation venue without legitimate reasons, foreign nationals will be forcibly repatriated and Korean citizens will be reported to police for due penalties and lose financial support provided for those who have faithfully implemented a 14-day quarantine.


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