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zip

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of zip

  1. the numerical symbol 0 or the absence of number or quantity represented by it <I've got zip as far as new ideas go> Synonyms aught, cipher, goose egg, naught (also nought), nil, nothing, o, oh, zilch, zipRelated Words blank, void




zip

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of zip

  1. 1 to fly, turn, or move rapidly with a fluttering or vibratory sound <a dragonfly zipped by my ear> Synonyms bumble, burr, buzz, drone, hum, whish, whiz (or whizz), whirr, zoomRelated Words chirr, churr; thrum; fizz, hiss, murmur, purr, rustle, sigh, sizzle, swish, whisper; coo, curr; wheeze, whistle, whoosh

  2. 2 to make an irregular series of quick, sudden movements <the fly zipped around the room, trying to find a way to the outside> Synonyms dance, dart, flick, flicker, flirt, flitter, flutter, flitRelated Words dash, fly, sail, shoot, speed, sprint, zing, zoom; scamper, scud, scurry, scuttle, skip, skitter; meander, ramble, roam, wanderNear Antonyms float, hang, hover

  3. 3 to proceed or move quickly <knowing that she was already late, she went zipping off to meet her next client> Synonyms barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, hurry, zoomRelated Words beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms crawl, creep, poke




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