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Synonyms for hollow

Synonyms for (noun) hollow

Synonyms: hole, hollow Definition: a depression hollowed out of solid matter

Similar words: natural depression, depression Definition: a sunken or depressed geological formation

Synonyms: holler, hollow Definition: a small valley between mountains Usage: he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians

Similar words: vale, valley Definition: a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river

Synonyms: hollow Definition: a cavity or space in something Usage: hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks

Similar words: enclosed space, cavity Definition: space that is surrounded by something

Synonyms for (verb) hollow

Synonyms: core out, hollow, hollow out Definition: remove the interior of Usage: hollow out a tree trunk

Similar words: empty Definition: make void or empty of contents Usage: Empty the box; The alarm emptied the building

Synonyms: dig, excavate, hollow Definition: remove the inner part or the core of Usage: the mining company wants to excavate the hillside

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms for (adjective) hollow

Synonyms: hollow, empty, vacuous Definition: devoid of significance or point Usage: empty promises; a hollow victory; vacuous comments

Similar words: nonmeaningful, meaningless Definition: having no meaning or direction or purpose Usage: a meaningless endeavor; a meaningless life; a verbose but meaningless explanation

Synonyms: hollow Definition: as if echoing in a hollow space Usage: the hollow sound of footsteps in the empty ballroom

Similar words: reverberant Definition: having a tendency to reverberate or be repeatedly reflected Usage: a reverberant room; the reverberant booms of cannon

Synonyms: hollow Definition: not solid; having a space or gap or cavity Usage: a hollow wall; a hollow tree; hollow cheeks; his face became gaunter and more hollow with each year

Similar words: cavernous Definition: being or suggesting a cavern Usage: vast cavernous chambers hollowed out of limestone

Similar words: sunken, recessed, deep-set Definition: having a sunken area Usage: hunger gave their faces a sunken look

Similar words: fistular, fistulate, fistulous Definition: hollow and tube-shaped like a reed

Similar words: vasiform, tube-shaped, tubelike, tubular, cannular Definition: constituting a tube; having hollow tubes (as for the passage of fluids)