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void

void

 
pronunciation:
voId
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: containing nothing; barren; empty.
It's best to start your work with a void surface.
synonyms:
bare, empty, vacant, vacuous
antonyms:
full
similar words:
blank, clear, drained, exhausted, free, hollow, pointless, unfilled, unoccupied
definition 2: having no effect; futile; useless.
Your efforts to change anything at this point are void.
synonyms:
futile, idle, ineffective, inoperative, unavailing, useless
similar words:
bootless, ineffectual, nugatory, vain
definition 3: empty; devoid; lacking (usu. fol. by of).
She was so tired that she was void of emotion.The planet appears to be void of life.
synonyms:
barren, bereft, devoid, empty, lacking, wanting
antonyms:
full
similar words:
blank, destitute, vacant
definition 4: unfilled, as an office or position.
His position was left void after he retired.
synonyms:
open, unfilled, unoccupied, vacant
similar words:
available, free, up for grabs
definition 5: in law, not legally binding; invalid.
The contract was declared void.
synonyms:
invalid, nonbinding, null
antonyms:
effective, effectual
similar words:
nugatory
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an empty space or vacuum; nothingness.
Is there only a void between these stars?
synonyms:
emptiness, vacuity, vacuum
similar words:
blank, hollow, space, vacancy
definition 2: a break or opening in something; gap.
There was a void in the wall where the window was to go.
synonyms:
gap, opening
similar words:
abyss, breach, break, cavity, chasm, gape, hole, hollow, interval, vacancy
definition 3: a feeling of emptiness, desolation, or loss.
His new wife tried but could not fill the void created by their mother's death.
synonyms:
emptiness
similar words:
desolation
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: voided, voiding, voids
definition 1: to make invalid; nullify; cancel.
He lost his paycheck and asked his employer to void it.
synonyms:
annul, cancel, invalidate, nullify, rescind, revoke
antonyms:
validate
similar words:
abolish, abrogate, countermand, disestablish, negate, neutralize, override, overturn, remit, repeal, repudiate, reverse, supersede, undo, veto, vitiate
definition 2: to empty; remove the contents of; discharge.
Babies frequently void their bowels.
synonyms:
discharge, empty, evacuate, exhaust
similar words:
defecate, drain, eject, emit, expel, purge, urinate
definition 3: to clear; vacate.
The police often void the premises of people after making an arrest.
synonyms:
clear, clear out, empty, evacuate, vacate
derivations: voider (n.), voidness (n.)
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void Latin root that means empty
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