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1. zip  (noun) 
a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab

  Also known as: slide fastener, zipper, zip-fastener


  Part Meronym:
    cardigan     dress     frock     trousers     pants     skirt


  More Generic:
    fastener     fastening     holdfast     fixing


2. zip  (noun) 
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"



  More Specific:
nihil - (Latin) nil
bugger all / fuck all / Fanny Adams / sweet Fanny Adams - little or nothing at all


  More Generic:
    relative quantity


3. zip  (verb) 
close with a zipper; "Zip up your jacket--it''s cold"

  Also known as: zip up, zipper


  More Generic:
    fasten     fix     secure


  Opposite of:
    unzip


4. zip  (verb) 
move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"

  Also known as: travel rapidly, speed, hurry


  More Specific:
flit / flutter / fleet / dart - move along rapidly and lightly
run - move fast by using one''s feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
zoom / zoom along / whizz / whizz along - move along very quickly


  More Generic:
    travel     go     move     locomote


  See Also:
    accelerate     speed up     speed     quicken


 

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