Definition of zero out
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.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: of, relating to, or being a zero
: having no magnitude or quantity : not any
: having no phonetic manifestation
: to determine or adjust the zero of
: in a direction away from the inside or center
: from among others
: eject, oust
: to identify publicly as being such secretly
: to identify as being a closet homosexual
: used as a function word to indicate an outward movement
: situated outside : external
: situated at a distance : outlying
: 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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