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    empty - Dictionary definition and meaning for word empty

    Definition
    (noun) a container that has been emptied
    Example Sentence
    • return all empties to the store
    Definition
    (verb) make void or empty of contents
    Example Sentence
    • Empty the box
    • The alarm emptied the building
    Definition
    (verb) become empty or void of its content
    Synonyms : discharge
    Example Sentence
    • The room emptied
    Definition
    (verb) leave behind empty; move out of
    Synonyms : abandon , vacate
    Example Sentence
    • You must vacate your office by tonight
    Definition
    (verb) remove
    Example Sentence
    • Empty the water
    Definition
    (verb) excrete or discharge from the body
    Synonyms : evacuate , void
    Definition
    (adj) holding or containing nothing
    Example Sentence
    • an empty glass
    • an empty room
    • full of empty seats
    • empty hours
    Definition
    (adj) devoid of significance or point
    Synonyms : hollow , vacuous
    Example Sentence
    • empty promises
    • a hollow victory
    • vacuous comments
    Definition
    (adj) needing nourishment
    Synonyms : empty-bellied
    Example Sentence
    • after skipped lunch the men were empty by suppertime
    • empty-bellied children
    Definition
    (adj) emptied of emotion
    Example Sentence
    • after the violent argument he felt empty
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