Synonyms of empty


1. empty, container

usage: a container that has been emptied; "return all empties to the store"


1. empty, change, alter, modify

usage: make void or empty of contents; "Empty the box"; "The alarm emptied the building"

2. empty, discharge, change state, turn

usage: become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied"

3. vacate, empty, abandon, leave, go forth, go away

usage: leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight"

4. empty, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: remove; "Empty the water"

5. evacuate, void, empty, excrete, egest, eliminate, pass

usage: excrete or discharge from the body


1. empty (vs. full), bare, stripped, blank, clean, white, empty-handed, glassy, glazed, lifeless, looted, pillaged, plundered, ransacked, vacant, vacant, vacuous, void

usage: holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours"

2. empty, hollow, vacuous, meaningless (vs. meaningful), nonmeaningful

usage: devoid of significance or point; "empty promises"; "a hollow victory"; "vacuous comments"

3. empty, empty-bellied, hungry (vs. thirsty)

usage: needing nourishment; "after skipped lunch the men were empty by suppertime"; "empty-bellied children"

4. empty, drained (vs. undrained)

usage: emptied of emotion; "after the violent argument he felt empty"

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Definition and meaning of empty (Dictionary)