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1 zip /ˈzɪp/ verb
zips; zipped; zipping
1 zip
/ˈzɪp/
verb
zips; zipped; zipping
Learner's definition of ZIP
: to close, open, or connect something with a zipper
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] computers : to reduce the size of (a file) by using special software : compress

zip up

[phrasal verb]
zip (something) up or zip up (something) : to close or connect (something) with a zipper
zip (someone) up or zip up (someone) : to use a zipper to fasten someone's clothing

zip your lip

US, informal or zip it
: to stop talking immediately
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2 zip /ˈzɪp/ noun
plural zips
2 zip
/ˈzɪp/
noun
plural zips
Learner's definition of ZIP
[count] British
: zipper
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3 zip /ˈzɪp/ verb
zips; zipped; zipping
3 zip
/ˈzɪp/
verb
zips; zipped; zipping
Learner's definition of ZIP
always followed by an adverb or preposition [no object]
: to move or act very quickly
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4 zip /ˈzɪp/ noun
4 zip
/ˈzɪp/
noun
Learner's definition of ZIP
[noncount] informal
: energy and excitement
: speed of movement
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5 zip /ˈzɪp/ noun
5 zip
/ˈzɪp/
noun
Learner's definition of ZIP
[noncount] US, informal
: nothing at all
: a score of zero
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6 zip noun
or ZIP /ˈzɪp/
plural zips or ZIPs
6 zip
noun
or ZIP /ˈzɪp/
plural zips or ZIPs
Learner's definition of ZIP
[count] US
compare 2zip, 4zip, 5zip
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