Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun zero

4 senses of zero

Sense 1
nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippo -- (a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it")
       => relative quantity -- (a quantity relative to some purpose)

Sense 2
zero, 0, nought, cipher, cypher -- (a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number)
       => digit, figure -- (one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits")

Sense 3
zero, zero point -- (the point on a scale from which positive or negative numerical quantities can be measured)
       => numerical quantity -- (a quantity expressed as a number)

Sense 4
zero -- (the sight setting that will cause a projectile to hit the center of the target with no wind blowing)
       => sight setting -- (the adjustment of a gunsight for elevation and windage on a particular range under favorable light conditions)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb zero

2 senses of zero

Sense 1
zero -- (adjust (an instrument or device) to zero value)
       => adjust, set, correct -- (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels")

Sense 2
zero, zero in -- (adjust (as by firing under test conditions) the zero of (a gun); "He zeroed in his rifle at 200 yards")
       => adjust, set, correct -- (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels")

Antonyms of adj zero

3 of 4 senses of zero

Sense 1
zero, 0 -- (indicating the absence of any or all units under consideration; "a zero score")

INDIRECT (VIA cardinal) -> ordinal -- (being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh")

Sense 2
zero (prenominal) -- (having no measurable or otherwise determinable value; "the goal is zero population growth")

INDIRECT (VIA some, no) -> all -- (quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class; "we sat up all night"; "ate all the food"; "all men are mortal"; "all parties are welcome")
INDIRECT (VIA no, all) -> some -- (quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns to indicate an unspecified number or quantity; "have some milk"; "some roses were still blooming"; "having some friends over"; "some apples"; "some paper")

Sense 3
zero -- (indicating an initial point or origin)

INDIRECT (VIA ordinal) -> cardinal -- (being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers")

Similarity of adj zero

4 senses of zero

Sense 1
zero, 0 -- (indicating the absence of any or all units under consideration; "a zero score")
       => cardinal (vs. ordinal) -- (being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers")

Sense 2
zero (prenominal) -- (having no measurable or otherwise determinable value; "the goal is zero population growth")
       => no (prenominal) (vs. all) (vs. some) -- (quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns for indicating a complete or almost complete lack or zero quantity of; "we have no bananas"; "no eggs left and no money to buy any"; "have you no decency?"; "did it with no help"; "I'll get you there in no time")

Sense 3
zero -- (indicating an initial point or origin)
       => ordinal (vs. cardinal) -- (being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh")

Sense 4
zero -- (of or relating to the null set (a set with no members))

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