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empty

emp·ty

empty

 
pronunciation:
emp ti
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: emptier, emptiest
definition: holding or containing nothing.
I thought I thought I had put my shoes in the box, but it is empty.
 
antonyms:
full
similar words:
blank, clear, hollow
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: emptied, empties, emptying
definition: to remove what is inside of something; make empty.
Please empty the garbage can.
synonyms:
unload
antonyms:
fill
similar words:
drain, dump, exhaust
derivations: emptily (adv.), emptiness (n.)
Word History
Empty is from aemetig, an Old English word that means "rest" or "leisure." When truly at rest, you are emptied of worry or concern.
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