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Definitions of empty:

  • noun:   a container that has been emptied
  • verb:   become empty or void of its content
  • verb:   make void or empty of contents
    Example: "Empty the box"
  • verb:   remove
    Example: "Empty the water"
  • verb:   leave behind empty; move out of
  • verb:   excrete or discharge from the body
  • adjective:   needing nourishment
    Example: "After skipped lunch the men were empty by suppertime"
  • adjective:   devoid of significance or point
    Example: "Empty promises"
  • adjective:   having nothing inside
    Example: "An empty sphere"
  • adjective:   holding or containing nothing
    Example: "An empty glass"
  • adjective:   emptied of emotion
    Example: "After the violent argument he felt empty"


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See empty used in context: 133 poetry verses, 48 Shakespeare works, 1 quotation, 1 Mother Goose rhyme, 34 Bible passages, 141 definitions

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