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zero

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of zero

  1. 1 the numerical symbol 0 or the absence of number or quantity represented by it <anything multiplied by zero comes out to zero> Synonyms aught, cipher, goose egg, naught (also nought), nil, nothing, o, oh, zilch, zip Related Words blank, void

  2. 2 a person of no importance or influence <those snobs on the cruise ship tried to make me feel like a complete zero> Synonyms cipher, dwarf, half-pint, insect, insignificancy, lightweight, morsel, nonentity, nothing, nullity, number, pip-squeak, pygmy (also pigmy), shrimp, snippersnapper, twerp, whippersnapper, nobody, zilchRelated Words no-name, noncelebrity; least; inferior, mediocrity, obscurity; figurehead, puppet; nonpersonNear Antonyms chief, head, lead, leader; celebrity, luminary, notable, personality, planet, star, superstar; authority, superior; great power, party, powerAntonyms big shot, big wheel, bigwig, eminence, figure, kahuna, kingpin, magnate, nabob, personage, somebody, VIP

  3. 3 the lowest point or level <after several dating disasters, my confidence with the opposite sex is at zero> Synonyms bedrock, bottom, depth, rock bottom, nadirRelated Words abyss, armpit, pitNear Antonyms bloom, flood tide, flower, glory, heyday; crescendo, high; cap, ceiling, crest, roofAntonyms acme, apex, climax, crown, culmination, head, height, high-water mark, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, tip-top, top, zenith




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