Adjective: empty (emptier,emptiest) emp-tee
Verb: empty emp-tee
- Holding or containing nothing
"an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours"
- Without value, significance or point
- hollow, vacuous
- Needing nourishment
"after skipped lunch the men were empty by suppertime"; "empty-bellied children";
- Emptied of emotion
"after the violent argument he felt empty"
- Completely wanting or lacking
"writing empty of insight";
- barren, destitute, devoid, free, innocent
Noun: empty emp-tee
- Make void or empty of contents
"Empty the box"; "The alarm emptied the building"
- Become empty or void of its content
"The room emptied";
- Leave behind empty; move out of
"You must empty your office by tonight";
- vacate, abandon
"Empty the water"
- Excrete or discharge from the body
- evacuate, void
- A container that has been emptied
"return all empties to the store"
Derived forms: emptiest, emptying, emptier, empties, emptied
See also: bare, blank, clean, drained, empty-handed, fullness, fulness, glassy, glazed, hungry, lifeless, looted, meaningless, nonexistent, nonmeaningful, pillaged, plundered, ransacked, stripped, vacant, vacuous, void, white
Type of: alter, change, change state, container, egest, eliminate, excrete, go away, go forth, leave, modify, pass, remove, take, take away, turn, withdraw
Antonym: fill, full