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nix

verb

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  1. 1 to be unwilling to grant our supervisor nixed my request to work from home, if only on a trial basis Synonyms of nix decline, disallow, disapprove, negative, deny, refuse, reject, reprobate, withholdWords Related to nix ban, enjoin, forbid, prohibit, proscribe, veto; rebuff, repel, spurn; check, constrain, curb, hold, keep, repress, restrain, restrict; balk (at), hinder, impede, obstructNear Antonyms of nix afford, furnish, give, provide, supply; authorize, commission, license (also licence); accede (to), acquiesce, agree (to), assent (to), consent (to), warrant; accord, sanction, vouchsafeAntonyms of nix allow, concede, grant, let, OK (or okay), permit

  2. 2 to reject by or as if by a vote movie audiences have effectively nixed the idea of the reviving the old-fashioned western by emphatically ignoring this latest effort Synonyms of nix blackball, down, kill, negative, shoot down, vetoWords Related to nix decline, disallow, disapprove, dismiss, refuse; blacklistNear Antonyms of nix admit, allow, approve, assent (to), pass, sanction; elect, supportAntonyms of nix confirm, ratify

  3. 3 to show unwillingness to accept, do, engage in, or agree to the committee nixed the additional expenditures Synonyms of nix balk (at), deselect, disapprove, negative, decline, pass, pass up, refuse, reject, reprobate, repudiate, spurn, throw out, throw over, turn downWords Related to nix blow off, disdain, rebuff, scorn, scout, shoot down; overrule, veto; forbid, prohibit, proscribe; dismiss, ignore; abstain (from), forbear, refrain (from); deny, disavow, disclaim, dispute, gainsay; stick; abjure, forswear (also foreswear), recant, renounce, retract, take back, unsay, withdraw; avoid, bypass, detour; contradict, deny, disown, negate; controvert, disagree (with), disprove, dispute, rebut, refute; back down, back off, backtrack; disallow, recall, renege, revokeNear Antonyms of nix condone, countenance, swallow, tolerate; adopt, embrace, receive, take, welcome; accede, acquiesce, agree, assent, consent; choose, handpick, select; espouse, supportAntonyms of nix accept, agree (to), approve


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