zero out

Definition of zero out


  1. 1 :  to reduce the amount of (something) to zero Be sure to zero out the account before you switch banks.

  2. 2 :  to remove (something) completely This program will be zeroed out in the budget for next year. New legislation will zero out further funding for the project.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the arithmetical symbol 0 or 0̸ denoting the absence of all magnitude or quantity

    :  additive identity

    :  the number between the set of all negative numbers and the set of all positive numbers

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a zero

    :  having no magnitude or quantity :  not any

    :  having no phonetic manifestation

  1. :  to determine or adjust the zero of

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

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