zerar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Zero (zero) +‎ -ar, from Italian zero, from Medieval Latin zephirum, from Arabic صفر (ṣifr, nothing, cipher).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

zerar (first-person singular present indicative zero, past participle zerado)

  1. to zero (to set a measuring instrument to zero)
  2. to zero (to cause or set some value or amount to be zero)
  3. (computing) to zero (to change a memory location to values of zero)
  4. (education) to receive a grade of zero in a test
  5. to pay off (to pay the entirety of a loan)
  6. (video games) to complete all levels of a video game

Conjugation[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (to cause or set some value or amount to be zero): anular
  • (to change memory to zero): limpar
  • (to pay off a loan): pagar, quitar
  • (to complete all levels of a video game): vencer

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