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Abyss vs. Void

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  • Abyss (noun)

    Hell; the bottomless pit; primeval chaos; a confined subterranean ocean. First attested around 1350 to 1470.

  • Abyss (noun)

    A bottomless or unfathomed depth, gulf, or chasm; hence, any deep, immeasurable; any void space. First attested in the late 16th century.

  • Abyss (noun)

    Anything infinite, immeasurable, or profound. First attested in the late 16th century.

  • Abyss (noun)

    Moral depravity; vast intellectual or moral depth.

  • Abyss (noun)

    An impending catastrophic happening.

  • Abyss (noun)

    The center of an escutcheon.

  • Abyss (noun)

    The abyssal zone.

  • Abyss (noun)

    A difference, especially a large difference, between groups.

  • Void (adjective)

    Containing nothing; empty; vacant; not occupied; not filled.

  • Void (adjective)

    Having no incumbent; unoccupied; said of offices etc.

  • Void (adjective)

    Being without; destitute; devoid.

  • Void (adjective)

    Not producing any effect; ineffectual; vain.

  • Void (adjective)

    Of no legal force or effect, incapable of confirmation or ratification.

    "null and void"

  • Void (adjective)

    Containing no immaterial quality; destitute of mind or soul.

  • Void (adjective)

    That does not return a value.

  • Void (noun)

    An empty space; a vacuum.

    "Nobody has crossed the void since one man died trying three hundred years ago; it's high time we had another go."

  • Void (noun)

    An extended region of galaxies

  • Void (noun)

    A collection of adjacent vacancies inside a crystal lattice.

  • Void (noun)

    A pocket of vapour inside a fluid flow, created by cavitation.

  • Void (noun)

    A voidee. from 15th c.

  • Void (verb)

    To make invalid or worthless.

    "He voided the check and returned it."

  • Void (verb)

    To empty.

    "void one’s bowels"

  • Void (verb)

    To throw or send out; to evacuate; to emit; to discharge.

    "to void excrement"

  • Void (verb)

    To withdraw, depart.

  • Void (verb)

    To remove the contents of; to make or leave vacant or empty; to quit; to leave.

    "to void a table"

Wiktionary
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  • Abyss (noun)

    A bottomless or unfathomed depth, gulf, or chasm; hence, any deep, immeasurable, and, specifically, hell, or the bottomless pit.

  • Abyss (noun)

    Infinite time; a vast intellectual or moral depth.

  • Abyss (noun)

    The center of an escutcheon.

  • Void (adjective)

    Containing nothing; empty; vacant; not occupied; not filled.

  • Void (adjective)

    Having no incumbent; unoccupied; - said of offices and the like.

  • Void (adjective)

    Being without; destitute; free; wanting; devoid; as, void of learning, or of common use.

  • Void (adjective)

    Not producing any effect; ineffectual; vain.

  • Void (adjective)

    Containing no immaterial quality; destitute of mind or soul.

  • Void (adjective)

    Of no legal force or effect, incapable of confirmation or ratification; null. Cf. Voidable, 2.

  • Void (noun)

    An empty space; a vacuum.

  • Void

    To remove the contents of; to make or leave vacant or empty; to quit; to leave; as, to void a table.

  • Void

    To throw or send out; to evacuate; to emit; to discharge; as, to void excrements.

  • Void

    To render void; to make to be of no validity or effect; to vacate; to annul; to nullify.

  • Void (verb)

    To be emitted or evacuated.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Abyss (noun)

    a bottomless gulf or pit; any unfathomable (or apparently unfathomable) cavity or chasm or void extending below (often used figuratively)

  • Void (noun)

    the state of nonexistence

  • Void (noun)

    an empty area or space;

    "the huge desert voids"

    "the emptiness of outer space"

    "without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum"

  • Void (verb)

    declare invalid;

    "The contract was annulled"

    "void a plea"

  • Void (verb)

    clear (a room, house, place) of occupants or empty or clear (a place, receptacle, etc.) of something;

    "The chemist voided the glass bottle"

    "The concert hall was voided of the audience"

  • Void (verb)

    take away the legal force of or render ineffective;

    "invalidateas a contract"

  • Void (verb)

    excrete or discharge from the body

  • Void (adjective)

    lacking any legal or binding force;

    "null and void"

  • Void (adjective)

    containing nothing;

    "the earth was without form, and void"

Princeton's WordNet
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