Synonyms of naught in English:

naught


See definition of naught

noun

1‘all his efforts will have been for naught’

SYNONYMS
nothing, nothing at all, nought, nil, zero
Northern English nowt
informal zilch, not a dicky bird, nix
British informal damn all, not a sausage, sweet Fanny Adams, sweet FA
North American informal zip, zippo, nada, diddly-squat, a goose egg
British vulgar slang bugger all, fuck all, sod all

Phrases

    come to naught

    ‘efforts to relocate the event to another seaside resort have so far come to naught’


    SYNONYMS
    fail, founder, be unsuccessful, not succeed, lack success, fall through, fall flat, break down, abort, miscarry, be defeated, suffer defeat, be in vain, be frustrated, collapse, misfire, backfire, not come up to scratch, meet with disaster, come to grief, come to nothing, miss the mark, run aground, go wrong, go awry, go astray
    informal flop, fizzle out, come a cropper, bite the dust, blow up in someone's face, go down like a lead balloon
    ANTONYMS

    succeed

    bring to naught

    ‘such recommendations will only bring to naught efforts to increase cooperation’


    SYNONYMS
    ruin, wreck, destroy, devastate, wreak havoc on, reduce to nothing, blight, smash, shatter, dash, torpedo, scotch, make a mess of, mess up
    sabotage, poison
    cancel out, neutralize, negate, render ineffective, make of no use or value
    informal louse up, screw up, foul up, put the kibosh on, banjax, do for, blow a hole in, nix, queer
    British informal scupper, cock up, dish, muller
    Australian informal euchre, cruel
    vulgar slang fuck up