[noun] a quantity of no importance; "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:nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zilch, zip
[noun] a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number Synonyms:nought, cipher, cypher
[noun] the quantity that registers a reading of zero on a scale Synonyms:point
[verb] adjust (an instrument or device) to zero value
[verb] adjust (as by firing under test conditions) the zero of (a gun); "He zeroed in his rifle at 200 yards" Synonyms:in
[adjective] indicating the absence of any or all units under consideration; "a zero score"
[adjective] indicating an initial point or origin
[adjective] of or relating to the null set (a set with no members)
[adjective] having no measurable or otherwise determinable value; "the goal is zero population growth"