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empty
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 12
1. An empty box, crate, cask, etc.; - used in commerce, esp. in transportation of freight; as, special rates for empties.
Part of Speech: superlative
1. Having nothing to carry; unburdened.
2. Destitute of, or lacking, sense, knowledge, or courtesy; as, empty brains; an empty coxcomb.
4. 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.
6. Destitute of effect, sincerity, or sense; - said of language; as, empty words, or threats.
7. Unable to satisfy; unsatisfactory; hollow; vain; - said of pleasure, the world, etc.
8. Producing nothing; unfruitful; - said of a plant or tree; as, an empty vine.
Part of Speech: verb
2. To become empty.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. 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.
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