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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
zip (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
to move, act, or function with speed and vigor
2.
transitive verb
to travel with a sharp hissing or humming sound
1.
to impart speed or force to
2.
to add zest, interest, or life to - often used with up
3.
to transport or propel with speed
zip (noun)
1.
a sudden sharp hissing or sibilant sound
2.
- energy vim
zip (noun)
- nothing zero the final score was 27 to zip
zip (noun)
chiefly British - zipper
zip (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) to close or open with or as if with a zipper
2.
intransitive verb
to cause (a zipper) to open or shut to become open, closed, or attached by means of a zipper
zip (noun)
- zip code
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
zip (noun)
active strength of body or mind
SYNONIMS:
beans, bounce, brio, dash, drive, dynamism, energy, esprit, gas, get-up-and-go, ginger, go, gusto, hardihood, juice, life, moxie, oomph, pep, punch, sap, snap, starch, verve, vim, vinegar, vitality, zing, zip
RELATED WORDS:
animal spirits, animation, briskness, jauntiness, liveliness, snappiness, spirit, spiritedness, sprightliness, spunk, spunkiness, vibrance, vibrancy, vivaciousness, vivacity; ardor, élan, fervor, fire, passion, zeal; main, metal, mettle, might, muscle, potency, power, puissance, stamina, strength; brawniness, fitness, hardiness, huskiness, sturdiness, virility; health, healthiness, soundness, verdure, wellness
NEAR ANTONYMS:
indolence, laziness; debilitation, debility, delicacy, disablement, enfeeblement, faintness, feebleness, frailness, frailty, impotence, impotency, infirmity, powerlessness, puniness, slightness, softness, tenderness, weakness; enervation, exhaustion, inanition, prostration
lethargy, listlessness, sluggishness, torpidity
zip (noun)
the numerical symbol 0 or the absence of number or quantity represented by it
SYNONIMS:
aught, cipher, goose egg, naught ( nought), nil, nothing, o, oh, zilch, zip
RELATED WORDS:
blank, void
zip (verb)
1.
to fly, turn, or move rapidly with a fluttering or vibratory sound
SYNONIMS:
bumble, burr, buzz, drone, hum, whish, whiz ( whizz), zip, zoom
RELATED WORDS:
chirr, churr; thrum; fizz, hiss, murmur, purr, rustle, sigh, sizzle, swish, whisper; coo, curr; wheeze, whistle, whoosh
zip (verb)
2.
to make an irregular series of quick, sudden movements
SYNONIMS:
dance, dart, flick, flicker, flirt, flitter, flutter, zip
RELATED WORDS:
dash, fly, sail, shoot, speed, sprint, zing, zoom; scamper, scud, scurry, scuttle, skip, skitter; meander, ramble, roam, wander
NEAR ANTONYMS:
float, hang, hover
zip (verb)
3.
to proceed or move quickly
SYNONIMS:
barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb, bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoom
RELATED WORDS:
beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz ( whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beeline
NEAR ANTONYMS:
dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down up)
crawl, creep, poke
zip (verb)
to give life, vigor, or spirit to
SYNONIMS:
amp (up), brace, energize, enliven, fillip, fire, ginger (up), invigorate, jazz (up), juice up, jump-start, liven (up), pep (up), quicken, spike, stimulate, vitalize, vivify, zip (up)
RELATED WORDS:
arouse, awake, awaken, raise, rouse, stir, wake (up); activate, actuate, drive, impel, motivate, motive, move, propel; charge, electrify, galvanize; enkindle, excite, ferment, foment, incite, inflame ( enflame), instigate, kindle, provoke, set off, spark, trigger, turn on, whip (up); abet, boost, buoy, cheer, embolden, fortify, hearten, infuse, inspire, lift, rally, steel, strengthen; reactivate, reanimate, reawake, reawaken, recharge, recreate, reenergize, refresh, refreshen, regenerate, reinvigorate, rejuvenate, rekindle, renew, restimulate, resurrect, resuscitate, revitalize, revive
NEAR ANTONYMS:
burn out, debilitate, do in, drain, enervate, enfeeble, exhaust, fag, fatigue, harass, kayo, knock out, sap, tucker (out), undermine, wash out, weaken, wear, wear out, weary; check, curb, inhibit, jade, quell, quench, repress, restrain, slow, still, stunt, suppress; daunt, demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dispirit
damp, dampen, deaden, dull, kill
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