HyperDic: nix

English > 2 senses of the word nix:
VERBcommunicationnix, forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallowcommand against
NOUNquantitynix, nothing, nil, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippoa quantity of no importance
nix > pronunciation
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English > nix: 2 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA quantity of no importance.
Synonymsnothing, nil, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, 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 > nix: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningcommand against.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Example "Dad nixed our plans"
Synonymsforbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow
Narrowerbanprohibit especially by legal means or social pressure
bar, debar, excludeprevent from entering
enjoinissue an injunction
outlaw, criminalize, criminalise, illegalize, illegalisedeclare illegal
Broadercommand, requiremake someone do something
Oppositepermit, allow, let, countenanceconsent to, give permission
Spanishdesaprobar, impedir, negar, prohibir, proscribir, rechazar, vetar
Catalananul·lar, impedir, prohibir, rebutjar, refusar

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