zero out

phrasal verb
zeroed out; zeroing out; zeroes out

Definition of zero out

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

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“Zero out.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zero%20out. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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