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1empty/ˈɛmpti/adjective
emptieremptiest
1empty
/ˈɛmpti/
adjective
emptieremptiest
Learner's definition of EMPTY  
: containing nothing
: not having any people : not occupied
: having no real purpose or value
: having no effect : not sincere or meaningful
: not showing emotion or life

come up empty

— see 1come

empty of

: completely without (something)

— emptily

/ˈɛmptəli/adverb

— emptiness

/ˈɛmptinəs/noun,[noncount]
2empty/ˈɛmpti/verb
emptiesemptiedemptying
2empty
/ˈɛmpti/
verb
emptiesemptiedemptying
Learner's definition of EMPTY  
[+ object]  : to remove the contents of (something) : to make (something) empty
[+ object]  : to remove all of (something) from a container
[no object]  : to become empty

empty into

[phrasal verb]
empty into (something)of a river, stream, etc. 
: to flow into (something)
3empty/ˈɛmpti/noun
pluralempties
3empty
/ˈɛmpti/
noun
pluralempties
Learner's definition of EMPTY  
[count]
: an empty bottle or can — usually plural
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