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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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