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Empty vs. Toom

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Emptyadjective

Devoid of content; containing nothing or nobody; vacant.

‘an empty purse; an empty jug; an empty stomach’;

Toomadjective

Empty; bare.

Emptyadjective

Containing no elements (as of a string or array), opposed to being null (having no valid value).

Toomnoun

(chiefly Scottish) A piece of waste ground where rubbish is deposited.

Emptyadjective

(obsolete) Free; clear; devoid; often with of.

Toomnoun

Vacant time, leisure.

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Emptyadjective

Having nothing to carry, emptyhanded; unburdened.

Toomverb

To empty; teem.

Emptyadjective

Destitute of effect, sincerity, or sense; said of language.

‘empty words, or threats’;

Toomadjective

Empty.

Emptyadjective

Unable to satisfy; hollow; vain.

‘empty pleasures’;

Toomverb

To empty.

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Emptyadjective

Destitute of reality, or real existence; unsubstantial.

‘empty dreams’;

Emptyadjective

(obsolete) Producing nothing; unfruitful; said of a plant or tree.

‘an empty vine’;

Emptyadjective

Destitute of, or lacking, sense, knowledge, or courtesy.

‘empty brains; an empty coxcomb’;

Emptyverb

To make empty; to void; to remove the contents of.

‘to empty a well or a cistern’; ‘The cinema emptied quickly after the end of the film.’;

Emptyverb

(intransitive) Of a river, duct, etc: to drain or flow toward an ultimate destination.

‘Salmon River empties on the W shore about 2 miles below Bear River.’;

Emptynoun

A container, especially a bottle, whose contents have been used up, leaving it empty.

‘Put the empties out to be recycled.’;

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Emptyadjective

Containing nothing; not holding or having anything within; void of contents or appropriate contents; not filled; - said of an inclosure, or a container, as a box, room, house, etc.; as, an empty chest, room, purse, or pitcher; an empty stomach; empty shackles.

Emptyadjective

Free; clear; devoid; - often with of.

‘I shall find you empty of that fault.’;

Emptyadjective

Having nothing to carry; unburdened.

‘When ye go ye shall not go empty.’;

Emptyadjective

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

‘Words are but empty thanks.’;

Emptyadjective

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

‘Pleas'd in the silent shade with empty praise.’;

Emptyadjective

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

‘Seven empty ears blasted with the east wind.’;

Emptyadjective

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

‘That in civility thou seem'st so empty.’;

Emptyadjective

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

Emptynoun

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

Emptyverb

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.

‘The clouds . . . empty themselves upon the earth.’;

Emptyverb

To discharge itself; as, a river empties into the ocean.

Emptyverb

To become empty.

Emptynoun

a container that has been emptied;

‘return all empties to the store’;

Emptyverb

make void or empty of contents;

‘Empty the box’; ‘The alarm emptied the building’;

Emptyverb

become empty or void of its content;

‘The room emptied’;

Emptyverb

leave behind empty; move out of;

‘You must vacate your office by tonight’;

Emptyverb

remove;

‘Empty the water’;

Emptyverb

excrete or discharge from the body

Emptyadjective

holding or containing nothing;

‘an empty glass’; ‘an empty room’; ‘full of empty seats’; ‘empty hours’;

Emptyadjective

devoid of significance or point;

‘empty promises’; ‘a hollow victory’; ‘vacuous comments’;

Emptyadjective

having nothing inside;

‘an empty sphere’;

Emptyadjective

needing nourishment;

‘after skipped lunch the men were empty by suppertime’; ‘empty-bellied children’;

Emptyadjective

emptied of emotion;

‘after the violent argument he felt empty’;

Emptyadjective

containing nothing; not filled or occupied

‘the room was empty of furniture’; ‘she put down her empty cup’;

Emptyadjective

(of a set) containing no members or elements.

Emptyadjective

(of words or a gesture) lacking meaning or sincerity

‘their promises were empty words’;

Emptyadjective

having no value or purpose

‘her life felt empty and meaningless’;

Emptyverb

remove all the contents of (a container)

‘pockets were emptied of loose change’; ‘we empty the till at closing time’;

Emptyverb

remove (the contents) from a container

‘he emptied out the contents of his briefcase’;

Emptyverb

(of a place) be vacated by people in it

‘the pub suddenly seemed to empty’;

Emptyverb

(of a river) flow into (the sea or a lake)

‘the river's southern stream emptied into the estuary’;

Emptynoun

a bottle or glass left empty of its contents

‘the barman collected the empties’;

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