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Definitions of empty

  1. To pour out or discharge its contents, as a river; to become empty. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To make or become empty; pour out; remove, as contents. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To deprive of the contents; to exhaust; to make void or destitute; to make vacant; to pour out; to discharge; as, to empty a vessel; to empty a well or a cistern. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To deprive of the contents; pour out; discharge; make vacant. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. To make empty: to deprive of contents. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. To make empty; remove the contents of. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. To discharge itself; as, a river empties into the ocean. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To become empty. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To become empty; discharge itself. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. To become empty: to discharge its contents:-pa.p. emptied. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. To discharge its contents. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. make void or empty of contents; "Empty the box"; "The alarm emptied the building" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. To exhaust; to deprive of the contents; to pour out the contents; to make desolate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. To make void; to exhaust; to pour out the contents. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. Having nothing to carry; unburdened. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. Destitute of, or lacking, sense, knowledge, or courtesy; as, empty brains; an empty coxcomb. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. Destitute of reality, or real existence; unsubstantial; as, empty dreams. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Containing nothing; not holding or having anything within; void of contents or appropriate contents; not filled; - said of an inclosure, as a box, room, house, etc.; as, an empty chest, room, purse, or pitcher; an empty stomach; empty shackles. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. Free; clear; devoid; - often with of. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. Destitute of effect, sincerity, or sense; - said of language; as, empty words, or threats. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. Unable to satisfy; unsatisfactory; hollow; vain; - said of pleasure, the world, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. Producing nothing; unfruitful; - said of a plant or tree; as, an empty vine. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Emptiest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  25. Emptying. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  26. An empty box, crate, cask, etc.; - used in commerce, esp. in transportation of freight; as, special rates for empties. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. Emptiness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. A case or package without its contents. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  29. Emptier. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  30. Emptily. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  31. holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  32. emptied of emotion; "after the violent argument he felt empty" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  33. needing nourishment; "after skipped lunch the men were empty by suppertime"; "empty-bellied children" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  34. having nothing inside; "an empty sphere" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  35. remove; "Empty the water" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  36. Containing nothing; vague; unsatisfactory; as, empty dreams; destitute of, or lacking in, force, knowledge, or sense; as, empty words; fasting; hungry; vacant. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  37. Having nothing in it: unfurnished: without effect: unsatisfactory: wanting substance. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  38. Containing nothing; without effect; unsubstantial. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  39. Having nothing within; without contents or substance; vacant; hollow; unmeaning. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  40. Containing nothing, or nothing but air; not filled; unfurnished; void; devoid; destitute of force or effect; unsubstantial; unsatisfactory; without supply; hungry; unfurnished with intellect or knowledge; ignorant; unfruitful; deselate; without effect. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  41. Containing nothing except air; void; vacant; unsubstantial; unsatisfactory; senseless; vain; ignorant. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  42. Emptied. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for empty

  1. Bellaver turned and stood looking at the empty box. – The Legion of Lazarus by Edmond Hamilton
  2. As empty Judge, I tell you, as the pa'm of my hand! – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
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