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  • 1 empty

    ['empti] 1. adjective
    1) (having nothing inside: an empty box; an empty cup.) άδειος
    2) (unoccupied: an empty house.) άδειος
    3) ((with of) completely without: a street quite empty of people.) άδειος
    4) (having no practical result; (likely to be) unfulfilled: empty threats.) κενός,άστοχος
    2. verb
    1) (to make or become empty: He emptied the jug; The cinema emptied quickly at 10.30; He emptied out his pockets.) αδειάζω,εκκενώνω
    2) (to tip, pour, or fall out of a container: She emptied the milk into a pan; The rubbish emptied on to the ground.) αδειάζω
    3. noun
    (an empty bottle etc: Take the empties back to the shop.) άδειο(μπουκάλι κλπ.)
    - empty-handed
    - empty-headed

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  • 2 Empty

    v. trans.
    P. and V. κενοῦν, ἐκκενοῦν (Plat.), ἐρημοῦν, ἐξερημοῦν, V. ἐκκεινοῦν.
    Drain (a cup, etc.): P. and V. ἐκπνειν (Plat., Sym. 214A; Soph., frag.), Ar. ῥοφεῖν.
    Empty over one: Ar. and P. κατασκεδαννύναι (τί τινος or τι κατά τινος), καταχεῖν (τί τινος); see Pour.
    V. intrans. Empty itself ( of a river): P. ἐκβάλλειν, ἐξιέναι (ἐξίημι).
    Empty itself into: P. ἐμβάλλειν εἰς (acc.).
    P. and V. κενός, P. διάκενος.
    Desolate: P. and V. ἐρῆμος. Vain, useless: P. and V. μταιος, κενός, νωφελής, V. νωφέλητος (also Xen.); see Vain.
    Empty of: P. and V. κενός (gen.), ἐρῆμος (gen.).
    Empty of men: V. κένανδρος.

    Woodhouse English-Greek dictionary. A vocabulary of the Attic language > Empty

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  • Empty — Emp ty (?; 215), a. [Compar. {Emptier}; superl. {Emptiest}.] [AS. emtig, [ae]mtig, [ae]metig, fr. [ae]mta, [ae]metta, quiet, leisure, rest; of uncertain origin; cf. G. emsig busy.] 1. Containing nothing; not holding or having anything within;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • empty — adj 1 Empty, vacant, blank, void, vacuous mean lacking the contents that could or should be present. Something is empty which has nothing in it; something is vacant which is without an occupant, incumbent, tenant, inmate, or the person or thing… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • empty — [emp′tē] adj. emptier, emptiest [ME emti & (with intrusive p ) empti < OE æmettig, unoccupied, lit., at leisure < æmetta, leisure (< æ , without + base of motan, to have to: see MUST1) + ig, Y2] 1. containing nothing; having nothing in… …   English World dictionary

  • empty — ► ADJECTIVE (emptier, emptiest) 1) containing nothing; not filled or occupied. 2) having no meaning or likelihood of fulfilment: an empty threat. 3) having no value or purpose. ► VERB (empties, emptied) …   English terms dictionary

  • empty — c.1200, from O.E. æmettig at leisure, not occupied, unmarried, from æmetta leisure, from æ not + metta, from motan to have (see MIGHT (Cf. might)). The p is a euphonic insertion. Sense evolution from at leisure to empty is paralleled in several… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Empty — Emp ty, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emptied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emptying}.] 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. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • empty — [adj1] containing nothing abandoned, bare, barren, blank, clear, dead, deflated, depleted, desert, deserted, desolate, despoiled, destitute, devoid, dry, evacuated, exhausted, forsaken, godforsaken*, hollow, lacking, stark, unfilled, unfurnished …   New thesaurus

  • empty of — completely without (something) The arena was empty of spectators. The streets are now empty of traffic. • • • Main Entry: ↑empty …   Useful english dictionary

  • Empty — Emp ty, n.; pl. {Empties}. An empty box, crate, cask, etc.; used in commerce, esp. in transportation of freight; as, special rates for empties. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Empty — Emp ty, v. i. 1. To discharge itself; as, a river empties into the ocean. [1913 Webster] 2. To become empty. The chapel empties. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • empty — index barren, baseless, consume, deficient, deplete, devoid, diminish, dissipate (expend foolishly), evacuate …   Law dictionary

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