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noun as in enthusiasm, energy

verb as in move about quickly

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The zip-up case has clear compartments, so you can easily see and organize all of the contents.

You would be hard-pressed to notice them with your own eyes, especially when dozens of frames are zipping by every second.

A photobombing satellite is nothing new—it’s bound to happen with over 2,600 active satellites zipping around Earth.

Some included defendants’ addresses, others included only their cities of residence and ZIP codes, and records from Collin and El Paso counties had no address information.

The ZIP codes with the highest unemployment rates include Logan Heights, National City and San Ysidro, according to a recent SANDAG report.

It zips like all comedies seem to zip today, quick and nimble, its tone affectionate snark.

These drugs interfere with the double helix zip-unzip-zip-again process of RNA and DNA replication.

“Type in your ZIP code and blood drives close to you will come up,” Dudley said.

Then, the big goose egg that the administration is going to get from Iran will more obviously be a zip.

Federal Election Commission reports for both men are littered with D.C. and New York ZIP codes.

The rifle-bullets were whizzing so zip, zip from the sharpshooters on the Federal lines that involuntarily I moved on my chair.

"Zip" came a bullet, and hit the ground beside me; it seemed rather unfair when one thought one was well out of range.

They found Zip well and hearty in spite of having had a drop of at least forty feet off the glacier.

Susy's mocking-bird hung in a cage by one of the windows, and "brother Zip" was lounging in an arm-chair, catching flies.

I ought to tell about the fire; but I can't write with mother's pen any more than Zip can write with a sponge.


On this page you'll find 128 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to zip, such as: oomph, pep, sparkle, verve, vigor, and brio.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.