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English noun: nix

1. nix (quantity) a quantity of no importance


SamplesIt 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.


Synonymsaught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, nada, naught, nil, nothing, null, zero, zilch, zip, zippo


Broader (hypernym)relative quantity


Narrower (hyponym)bugger all, Fanny Adams, fuck all, nihil, sweet Fanny Adams


English verb: nix

1. nix (communication) command against


SamplesI forbid you to call me late at night.
Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store.
Dad nixed our plans.


Synonymsdisallow, forbid, interdict, prohibit, proscribe, veto


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)command, require


Narrower (hyponym)ban, bar, criminalise, criminalize, debar, enjoin, exclude, illegalise, illegalize, outlaw


Antonymscountenance, permit, allow, let









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