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1. empty

adjective. ['ˈɛmpti, ˈɛmti'] holding or containing nothing.

Synonyms

  • ransacked
  • vacant
  • blank
  • clean
  • stripped
  • fullness
  • void
  • bare
  • pillaged
  • vacuous
  • empty-handed
  • white
  • lifeless
  • plundered
  • looted
  • glazed

Antonyms

  • emptiness
  • vitalize
  • uninjured
  • natural elevation

Etymology

  • emty (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æmtig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Empty

  • empty
  • guilty
  • itty-bitty
  • nasty

Example sentences of the word empty


1. Adjective
Put a small bed and a dresser in an empty room so it looks like a guest room.

2. Noun, singular or mass
As for your other bedrooms, give them a perceived purpose if they’re empty.

3. Verb, base form
Remove loose objects in the drum and empty all pockets before drying.

Quotes containing the word empty


1. An empty canvas is full.
- Robert Rauschenberg

2. I used to stay up all night playing 'Resident Evil 2,' and it wouldn't stop until the sun came up. Then I'd walk outside at dawn's first light, looking at the empty streets of London, and it was like life imitating art. It felt like I'd stepped into an actual zombie apocalypse.
- Edgar Wright

3. A friend of mine said something powerful at his grandfather's funeral. He said that the greatest lesson from his grandfather's life was that he died empty, because he accomplished everything he wanted, with no regrets. I think that, along with leaving a legacy, would be the greatest sign of success.
- Marvin Sapp

2. empty

adjective. ['ˈɛmpti, ˈɛmti'] devoid of significance or point.

Synonyms

  • hollow
  • vacuous
  • meaningless

Antonyms

  • break even
  • lose
  • indistinct
  • unclearness

Etymology

  • emty (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æmtig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. empty

verb. ['ˈɛmpti, ˈɛmti'] make void or empty of contents.

Synonyms

  • hollow
  • clear
  • knock out
  • alter
  • drain
  • discharge
  • change
  • hollow out
  • clean out
  • bail
  • evacuate
  • gut
  • exhaust
  • bleed
  • clear out
  • core out
  • void
  • modify

Antonyms

  • opaque
  • clutter
  • convict
  • obfuscate

Etymology

  • emty (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æmtig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. empty

verb. ['ˈɛmpti, ˈɛmti'] become empty or void of its content.

Synonyms

  • discharge
  • turn
  • flow away
  • flow off

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • disallow
  • decertify
  • opacity

Etymology

  • emty (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æmtig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. empty

verb. ['ˈɛmpti, ˈɛmti'] leave behind empty; move out of.

Synonyms

  • abandon
  • go away
  • go forth
  • vacate

Antonyms

  • illegible
  • confused
  • obstructed
  • encumbered

Etymology

  • emty (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æmtig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. empty

verb. ['ˈɛmpti, ˈɛmti'] remove.

Synonyms

  • remove
  • unload
  • offload
  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • fail
  • impure
  • cloudy
  • overcast

Etymology

  • emty (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æmtig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. empty

noun. ['ˈɛmpti, ˈɛmti'] a container that has been emptied.

Antonyms

  • ambiguous

Etymology

  • emty (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æmtig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. empty

adjective. ['ˈɛmpti, ˈɛmti'] emptied of emotion.

Antonyms

  • solid

Etymology

  • emty (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æmtig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. empty

verb. ['ˈɛmpti, ˈɛmti'] excrete or discharge from the body.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • suction
  • void
  • eliminate
  • egest
  • excrete

Antonyms

  • incomprehensible
  • indefinite
  • forbid
  • invalidate

Etymology

  • emty (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æmtig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. empty

adjective. ['ˈɛmpti, ˈɛmti'] needing nourishment.

Synonyms

  • empty-bellied

Antonyms

  • hollowness
  • unreverberant

Etymology

  • emty (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æmtig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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