Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun blank

4 senses of blank

Sense 1
space, blank -- (a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing; "he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet")
       => character, grapheme, graphic symbol -- (a written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters")

Sense 2
lacuna, blank -- (a blank gap or missing part)
       => gap, crack -- (a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack")

Sense 3
blank -- (a piece of material ready to be made into something)
       => sheet, flat solid -- (a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width)

Sense 4
blank, dummy, blank shell -- (a cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet)
       => cartridge -- (ammunition consisting of a cylindrical casing containing an explosive charge and a bullet; fired from a rifle or handgun)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb blank

1 sense of blank

Sense 1
blank -- (keep the opposing (baseball) team from winning)
       => prevent, keep -- (stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles")

Antonyms of adj blank

3 senses of blank

Sense 1
blank, clean, white -- ((of a surface) not written or printed on; "blank pages"; "fill in the blank spaces"; "a clean page"; "wide white margins")

INDIRECT (VIA empty) -> full -- (containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; "a full glass"; "a sky full of stars"; "a full life"; "the auditorium was full to overflowing")

Sense 2
blank, vacuous -- (void of expression; "a blank stare")

INDIRECT (VIA uncommunicative) -> communicative, communicatory -- (able or tending to communicate; "was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray)

Sense 3
blank -- (not charged with a bullet; "a blank cartridge")

INDIRECT (VIA unloaded) -> loaded -- ((of weapons) charged with ammunition; "a loaded gun")

Similarity of adj blank

3 senses of blank

Sense 1
blank, clean, white -- ((of a surface) not written or printed on; "blank pages"; "fill in the blank spaces"; "a clean page"; "wide white margins")
       => empty (vs. full) -- (holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours")

Sense 2
blank, vacuous -- (void of expression; "a blank stare")
       => uncommunicative (vs. communicative), incommunicative -- (not inclined to talk or give information or express opinions)

Sense 3
blank -- (not charged with a bullet; "a blank cartridge")
       => unloaded (vs. loaded) -- ((of weapons) not charged with ammunition; "many people are killed by guns thought to be unloaded")

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