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empirical based on or verifiable by experience or experiment, rather than on or by theory.
empiricism the philosophy, doctrine, or belief that all knowledge is based on experience, esp. of the senses. [3 definitions]
emplace to put into place.
emplacement a space or platform on which to position a gun or a battery of guns. [2 definitions]
emplane variant of enplane.
employ to make use of; use. [4 definitions]
employable combined form of employ.
employee someone who works for a person or business in return for wages or other compensation.
employer a person or organization that employs others, usu. for payment.
employment an instance or act of employing. [3 definitions]
emporium a major trading center. [2 definitions]
empower to grant legal power or authority to; authorize. [2 definitions]
empress the supreme female ruler of an empire. [2 definitions]
empty holding, having, or containing nothing; lacking the customary or appropriate contents. [10 definitions]
empty calories food or drink that provides calories but little or no nutritional value.
empty-handed having nothing to offer. [2 definitions]
empty-headed lacking intelligence or common sense; frivolous, silly, or scatterbrained.
empurple to color or become purple.
empyreal of or relating to the heavens; empyrean. [2 definitions]
empyrean the heavenly realm of pure fire or light, according to the ancients. [3 definitions]
emu a large flightless Australian bird related to the ostrich that has head and neck feathers and rudimentary wings.