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

Samples where null 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 null in the sense of this definition

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

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

"nihil habet"

(... is a kind of null ) 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: lacking any legal or binding force - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • null and void

Synonyms for null in the sense of this definition

(null is similar to ...) having no cogency or legal force

"invalid reasoning" "an invalid driver's license"

(null belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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