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Synonyms for nothing

nought

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a trifle

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be or have nothing to do with something or someone: be unconnected with

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  • be unconnected with
  • be irrelevant to
  • have no connection with
  • be unrelated to

be or have nothing to do with something or someone: avoid

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for nothing

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nothing but

Synonyms for nothing

no thing; not anything

a totally insignificant person

the condition of not existing

Synonyms for nothing

References in classic literature ?
Are we to stay here all night in this draught, with next to nothing on.
Her living costs me next to nothing; and it's no use her listening at keyholes; for she can't hear.
'Then come with me into the drawing-room, Arthur; and don't take any more wine: you have taken several glasses since dinner, and eaten next to nothing all the day.
The knowledge of Sir Percival's affairs which I had necessarily gained when the provisions of the deed on HIS side were submitted in due course to my examination, had but too plainly informed me that the debts on his estate were enormous, and that his income, though nominally a large one, was virtually, for a man in his position, next to nothing. The want of ready money was the practical necessity of Sir Percival's existence, and his lawyer's note on the clause in the settlement was nothing but the frankly selfish expression of it.
'The chances are very small, young lady - next to nothing - for a man who gets a bad name among them.'
'A shattered graceless fellow, stretched at his length here, and next to nothing for you when you are a young widow.'
My point: young lawyers earn next to nothing and have to pay large sums to be members of the Punjab Bar Council and bar associations.
In about 20 months, the shipping industry is going to start burning a fuel that today they know next to nothing about.
A metallic modern look can certainly do the trick to bring one's style up to date, and it can cost next to nothing.
Most of my age group worked for next to nothing after the war years to build up England again.
I would like to think that the money would be put back in to the sport for athletics and running instead of ex PE teachers who do it for next to nothing.
Without him we created next to nothing in that opening hour.
" I know quite a lot about how the animals behave above ground, but next to nothing about their lives underground," he said.
With interest rates on bank deposits paying next to nothing these days, savers have flocked to better-yielding investments.
"Considering what he could have earned he's going away with next to nothing."