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Dictionary definition for: Empty

1. (n) a container that has been emptied; "return all empties to the store"

2. (v) make void or empty of contents; "Empty the box" "The alarm emptied the building"

3. (a) holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass" "an empty room" "full of empty seats" "empty hours"

4. (v) become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied"

5. (s) devoid of significance or point; "empty promises" "a hollow victory" "vacuous comments"

6. (v) leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight"

7. (s) having nothing inside; "an empty sphere"

8. (v) remove; "Empty the water"

9. (s) needing nourishment; "after skipped lunch the men were empty by suppertime" "empty-bellied children"

10. (v) excrete or discharge from the body

11. (s) emptied of emotion; "after the violent argument he felt empty"

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