HyperDic: zip

English > 6 senses of the word zip / ZIP:
VERBcontactzip, zip up, zipperclose with a zipper
motionzip, travel rapidly, speed, hurrymove very fast
NOUNquantityzip, nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zippoa quantity of no importance
communicationZIP, ZIP code, postcode, postal codea code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail / mail
attributezip, energy, vigor, vigourforceful exertion
artifactzip, slide fastener, zipper, zip fastenera fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
zip / ZIP > pronunciation
Soundszih'p
Rhymesacquaintanceship ... yip: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > zip: 6 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA quantity of no importance.
Synonymsnothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zippo
Narrowerbugger all, fuck all, Fanny Adams, sweet Fanny AdamsLittle or nothing at all
nihil(Latin) nil
Broaderrelative quantityA quantity relative to some purpose
Spanishcero, nada, nix, nulo, zip
Catalannix, res, zero, zip
English > ZIP: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail / mail.
SynonymsZIP code, postcode, postal code
Part ofaddress, destination, name and addresswritten directions for finding some location
BroadercodeA coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy
Spanishcódigo postal, CP
Catalancodi postal
English > zip: 6 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningforceful exertion.
Example "he's full of zip"
Synonymsenergy, vigor, vigour
Narrowerathleticism, strenuosityIntense energy
Broaderforce, forcefulness, strengthPhysical energy or intensity
Spanishenergía, fuerza, vigor
Catalanenergia, vigor
Adjectiveszippyquick and energetic
English > zip: 6 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab.
Synonymsslide fastener, zipper, zip fastener
Part ofcardiganknitted jacket that is fastened up the front with buttons or a zipper
dress, frockA one-piece garment for a woman
skirtA garment hanging from the waist
trousers, pair of trousers, pant(usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately
Broaderfastener, fastening, holdfast, fixingrestraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
Spanishbragueta, cierre, cremallera, zíper
Catalancremallera
Verbszipclose with a zipper
English > zip: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningClose with a zipper.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Zip up your jacket--it's cold"
Synonymszip up, zipper
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Oppositeunzipopen the zipper of
Nounszip, zippera fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
English > zip: 6 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove very fast.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
Synonymstravel rapidly, speed, hurry
Narrowerflit, flutter, fleet, dartMove along rapidly and lightly
runMove fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
zoom, zoom along, whizz, whizz alongMove along very quickly
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishacelerar, apresurarse, apresurar, darse prisa
Catalanaccelerar, afanyar-se, apressar, cuitar, donar-se pressa

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