Synonyms for (noun) zero

Synonyms: zero

Definition: the sight setting that will cause a projectile to hit the center of the target with no wind blowing

Similar words: sight setting

Definition: the adjustment of a gunsight for elevation and windage on a particular range under favorable light conditions


Synonyms: zero point, zero

Definition: the point on a scale from which positive or negative numerical quantities can be measured

Similar words: numerical quantity

Definition: a quantity expressed as a number


Synonyms: aught, goose egg, cypher, nothing, null, nil, nix, nada, naught, zilch, zip, zippo, zero, cipher

Definition: a quantity of no importance

Usage: 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

Similar words: relative quantity

Definition: a quantity relative to some purpose


Synonyms: cypher, nought, 0, cipher, zero

Definition: a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number

Similar words: figure, digit

Definition: one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration

Usage: 0 and 1 are digits

Synonyms for (verb) zero

Synonyms: zero, zero in

Definition: adjust (as by firing under test conditions) the zero of (a gun)

Usage: He zeroed in his rifle at 200 yards

Similar words: adjust, correct, set

Definition: alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard

Usage: Adjust the clock, please; correct the alignment of the front wheels


Synonyms: zero

Definition: adjust (an instrument or device) to zero value

Similar words: adjust, correct, set

Definition: alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard

Usage: Adjust the clock, please; correct the alignment of the front wheels

Synonyms for (adjective) zero

Synonyms: zero, 0

Definition: indicating the absence of any or all units under consideration

Usage: a zero score

Similar words: cardinal

Definition: being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order

Usage: cardinal numbers


Synonyms: zero

Definition: indicating an initial point or origin

Similar words: ordinal

Definition: being or denoting a numerical order in a series

Usage: ordinal numbers; held an ordinal rank of seventh


Synonyms: zero

Definition: having no measurable or otherwise determinable value

Usage: the goal is zero population growth

Similar words: no

Definition: quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns for indicating a complete or almost complete lack or zero quantity of

Usage: 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