Definition Empty

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empty: not containing any things or people, vacant, unoccupied; hollow
I found the box empty. There was nothing inside it.
The streets were empty the next morning. There were no people at all.
The president delivered a speech empty of meaning.

to empty: to remove everything, to vacate, to clear
We need to empty all the jars. We have to take all the contents out.


  • "Watch this, I'm going to hit the driver with this empty bottle!"
  • "My diary is empty but can you check yours and tell me what day, if any, would be best for you?"
  • "I checked my documents in the C-drive and it's empty!"
  • "Brian : The room's empty!"
  • "Messages in bottles are not the most reliable form of correspondence, but as my camp is patrolled by French guards, there is no shortage of empty wine bottles."
  • "I have put coal on the barbecue and then I've emptied a bottle of your "highly flammable" Montmartre Musk, all over it."
  • "I've got my sun block: SPF 75, my aviator shades, three bottles of purified drinking water, two bags of fresh baby carrots, my travel journal and an empty mayonnaise jar."
  • "empty. Brian, it's time that I found a love of my own!"
  • "The room's empty!"
  • "-empty your trash"

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