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

4 senses of zip

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
ZIP code, ZIP, postcode, postal code -- (a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail)
       => code -- (a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy)

Sense 3
energy, vigor, vigour, zip -- (forceful exertion; "he plays tennis with great energy"; "he's full of zip")
       => force, forcefulness, strength -- (physical energy or intensity; "he hit with all the force he could muster"; "it was destroyed by the strength of the gale"; "a government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man")

Sense 4
slide fastener, zip, zipper, zip fastener -- (a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab)
       => fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing -- (restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place)

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

2 senses of zip

Sense 1
zip up, zipper, zip -- (close with a zipper; "Zip up your jacket--it's cold")
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

Sense 2
travel rapidly, speed, hurry, zip -- (move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

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