The bill for dinner came to almost nothing. (a bit figurative)
The fuel gauge is reading nothing, we'd better find a gas station.
Five minus five leaves nothing.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Heidegger's philosophical question was why is there something rather than nothing.
Those accusations turned out to be nothing. (no true state of affairs corresponded to them)
The man felt like a big nothing.
Sally considers their line of cosmetics to be nothing.
She seems to get upset over nothing. (events or situations of trivial significance)
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2