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Definition 1: a quantity of no importance - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where nix or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 for nix in the sense of this definition

(nix is a kind of ...) a quantity relative to some purpose

(... is a kind of nix ) (Latin) nil; nothing (as used by a sheriff after an unsuccessful effort to serve a writ)

"nihil habet"

(... is a kind of nix ) little or nothing at all

"I asked for a raise and they gave me bugger-all" "I know sweet Fanny Adams about surgery"

Definition 2: command against - [verb of communication]

Samples where nix or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I forbid you to call me late at night
  • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
  • Dad nixed our plans

Synonyms for nix in the sense of this definition

(nix is a kind of ...) make someone do something

(... is a kind of nix ) prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure

"Smoking is banned in this building"

(... is a kind of nix ) prevent from entering; keep out

"He was barred from membership in the club"

(... is a kind of nix ) issue an injunction

(... is a kind of nix ) declare illegal; outlaw

"Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S."

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