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Webster's Dictionary

Empty

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(1):

(superl.) Unable to satisfy; unsatisfactory; hollow; vain; - said of pleasure, the world, etc.

(2):

(v. i.) To become empty.

(3):

(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.

(4):

(superl.) Free; clear; devoid; - often with of.

(5):

(superl.) Having nothing to carry; unburdened.

(6):

(superl.) Destitute of effect, sincerity, or sense; - said of language; as, empty words, or threats.

(7):

(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.

(8):

(superl.) Producing nothing; unfruitful; - said of a plant or tree; as, an empty vine.

(9):

(superl.) Destitute of, or lacking, sense, knowledge, or courtesy; as, empty brains; an empty coxcomb.

(10):

(superl.) Destitute of reality, or real existence; unsubstantial; as, empty dreams.

(11):

(v. i.) To discharge itself; as, a river empties into the ocean.

(12):

(n.) An empty box, crate, cask, etc.; - used in commerce, esp. in transportation of freight; as, "special rates for empties."

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Empty'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/e/empty.html. 1828.

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