English noun: zip
|1.||zip (quantity) a quantity of no importance|
|Samples||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.
|Synonyms||aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, nada, naught, nil, nix, nothing, null, zero, zilch, zippo|
|Broader (hypernym)||relative quantity|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bugger all, Fanny Adams, fuck all, nihil, sweet Fanny Adams|
|2.||ZIP (communication) a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail|
|Synonyms||postal code, postcode, ZIP code|
|Part meronym||address, destination, name and address|
|3.||zip (attribute) forceful exertion|
|Samples||He plays tennis with great energy.|
He's full of zip.
|Synonyms||energy, vigor, vigour|
|Broader (hypernym)||force, forcefulness, strength|
|Narrower (hyponym)||athleticism, strenuosity|
|4.||zip (artifact) a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab|
|Synonyms||slide fastener, zip fastener, zipper|
|Broader (hypernym)||fastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast|
|Part meronym||cardigan, dress, frock, pant, skirt, trouser|
English verb: zip
|1.||zip (contact) close with a zipper|
|Samples||Zip up your jacket--it's cold.|
|Synonyms||zip up, zipper|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|Broader (hypernym)||fasten, fix, secure|
|2.||zip (motion) move very fast|
|Samples||The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed.|
|Synonyms||hurry, speed, travel rapidly|
|Pattern of use||Something is ----ing PP.|
Somebody ----s PP
|Broader (hypernym)||go, locomote, move, travel|
|Narrower (hyponym)||dart, fleet, flit, flutter, run, whizz, whizz along, zoom, zoom along|