• Empties Definition & Synonyms

  1. (pl. ) of Empty

• Empty Definition & Synonyms

  1. (superl.) Having nothing to carry; unburdened.
  2. (superl.) Destitute of reality, or real existence; unsubstantial; as, empty dreams.
  3. (v. i.) To become empty.
  4. (n.) An empty box, crate, cask, etc.; -- used in commerce, esp. in transportation of freight; as, "special rates for empties."
  5. (superl.) Free; clear; devoid; -- often with of.
  6. (superl.) Unable to satisfy; unsatisfactory; hollow; vain; -- said of pleasure, the world, etc.
  7. (superl.) Destitute of effect, sincerity, or sense; -- said of language; as, empty words, or threats.
  8. (superl.) Producing nothing; unfruitful; -- said of a plant or tree; as, an empty vine.
  9. (v. i.) To discharge itself; as, a river empties into the ocean.
  10. (v. t.) To deprive of the contents; to exhaust; to make void or destitute; to make vacant; to pour out; to discharge; as, to empty a vessel; to empty a well or a cistern.
  11. (superl.) Containing nothing; not holding or having anything within; void of contents or appropriate contents; not filled; -- said of an inclosure, as a box, room, house, etc.; as, an empty chest, room, purse, or pitcher; an empty stomach; empty shackles.
  12. (superl.) Destitute of, or lacking, sense, knowledge, or courtesy; as, empty brains; an empty coxcomb.

Abandon, Discharge, Evacuate, Hollow, Vacate, Vacuous, Void,