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1 empty /ˈɛmpti/ adjective
emptier; emptiest
1 empty
/ˈɛmpti/
adjective
emptier; emptiest
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]
2 empty /ˈɛmpti/ verb
empties; emptied; emptying
2 empty
/ˈɛmpti/
verb
empties; emptied; emptying
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)
3 empty /ˈɛmpti/ noun
plural empties
3 empty
/ˈɛmpti/
noun
plural empties
Learner's definition of EMPTY
[count]
: an empty bottle or can usually plural
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