Definitions for empty

Definitions for (noun) empty

Main entry: empty

Definition: a container that has been emptied

Usage: return all empties to the store

Definitions for (verb) empty

Main entry: empty, evacuate, void

Definition: excrete or discharge from the body

Main entry: empty, discharge

Definition: become empty or void of its content

Usage: The room emptied

Main entry: empty

Definition: make void or empty of contents

Usage: Empty the box; The alarm emptied the building

Main entry: empty

Definition: remove

Usage: Empty the water

Main entry: abandon, vacate, empty

Definition: leave behind empty; move out of

Usage: You must vacate your office by tonight

Definitions for (adj) empty

Main entry: empty

Definition: holding or containing nothing

Usage: an empty glass; an empty room; full of empty seats; empty hours

Main entry: empty

Definition: emptied of emotion

Usage: after the violent argument he felt empty

Main entry: empty, empty-bellied

Definition: needing nourishment

Usage: after skipped lunch the men were empty by suppertime; empty-bellied children

Main entry: hollow, empty, vacuous

Definition: devoid of significance or point

Usage: empty promises; a hollow victory; vacuous comments

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