What does NIX mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippo(verb)

    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"

  2. forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nix(verb)

    command against

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


  1. nix(Noun)

    A treacherous water-spirit; a nixie.

  2. Nix(ProperNoun)

    One of the moons of Pluto (named 21 June 2006.)

  3. nix(Noun)

    Unix and various other similar and/or compatible operating systems.

    , , , , and are examples of *nixes.

  4. Origin: Named after the mother of Charon, goddess of darkness and light.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nix

    one of a class of water spirits, commonly described as of a mischievous disposition

  2. Origin: [G. Cf. 1st Nick.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nix

    niks, n. (Teut. myth.) a water-spirit, mostly malignant.—Also Nix′ie, Nix′y. [Ger. nix; cf. Nicker.]

  2. Nix

    niks, n. nothing: (U.S.) in the postal service, anything unmailable because addressed to places which are not post-offices or to post-offices not existing in the States, &c., indicated in the address—usually in pl. [Ger. nichts, nothing.]

  3. Nix

    niks, interj. a roughs' street-cry of warning at the policeman, &c.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of NIX in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of NIX in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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