1. emptying

noun. ['ˈɛmptiːɪŋ, ˈɛmtiːɪŋ'] the act of removing the contents of something.


  • removal
  • voidance
  • drainage
  • evacuation
  • remotion


  • fill
  • contamination

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Words that Rhyme with Emptying

  • accompanying
  • burying
  • carrying
  • carrying
  • cozying
  • currying
  • dairying
  • dizzying
  • embodying
  • emptying
  • ferrying
  • hurrying
  • levying
  • marrying
  • monkeying
  • muddying
  • partying
  • photocopying
  • pitying
  • quarrying

Example sentences of the word emptying

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Flush the toilet, emptying most of the water out of the tank.

2. Noun, singular or mass
These types of boxes require daily emptying of the liquid waste and regular washing inside and out.

Quotes containing the word emptying

1. I wonder if that's how darkness wins, by convincing us to trap it inside ourselves, instead of emptying it out.I don't want it to win.
- Jasmine Warga, My Heart and Other Black Holes