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

1 sense of empty

Sense 1
empty -- (a container that has been emptied; "return all empties to the store")
       => container -- (any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another))

Antonyms of verb empty

2 of 5 senses of empty

Sense 1
empty -- (make void or empty of contents; "Empty the box"; "The alarm emptied the building")
       Antonym of fill (Sense 1)
      => fill, fill up, make full -- (make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride")

Sense 2
empty, discharge -- (become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied")
       Antonym of fill (Sense 2)
      => fill, fill up -- (become full; "The pool slowly filled with water"; "The theater filled up slowly")

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

5 senses of empty

Sense 1
empty -- (make void or empty of contents; "Empty the box"; "The alarm emptied the building")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 2
empty, discharge -- (become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied")
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

Sense 3
vacate, empty, abandon -- (leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight")
       => leave, go forth, go away -- (go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight")

Sense 4
empty -- (remove; "Empty the water")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

Sense 5
evacuate, void, empty -- (excrete or discharge from the body)
       => excrete, egest, eliminate, pass -- (eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone")

Antonyms of adj empty

4 senses of empty

Sense 1
empty (vs. full) -- (holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours")

full (vs. empty) -- (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")
        => afloat (predicate), awash (predicate), flooded, inundated, overflowing -- (covered with water; "the main deck was afloat (or awash)"; "the monsoon left the whole place awash"; "a flooded bathroom"; "inundated farmlands"; "an overflowing tub")
        => air-filled -- (full of air)
        => brimful, brimfull, brimming -- (filled to capacity; "a brimful cup"; "I am brimful of chowder"; "a child brimming over with curiosity"; "eyes brimming with tears")
        => chockablock (predicate), chock-full, chockful, choke-full, chuck-full, cram full -- (packed full to capacity; "chowder chockablock with pieces of fish")
        => congested, engorged -- (overfull as with blood)
        => egg-filled -- (full of eggs)
        => filled -- ((usually followed by `with' or used as a combining form) generously supplied with; "theirs was a house filled with laughter"; "a large hall filled with rows of desks"; "fog-filled air")
        => fraught (predicate), pregnant -- (filled with or attended with; "words fraught with meaning"; "an incident fraught with danger"; "a silence pregnant with suspense")
        => gas-filled -- (full of a gas)
        => glutted, overfull -- (exceeding demand; "a glutted market")
        => heavy, weighed down -- (full of; bearing great weight; "trees heavy with fruit"; "vines weighed down with grapes")
        => instinct (predicate), replete (predicate) -- ((followed by `with')deeply filled or permeated; "imbued with the spirit of the Reformation"; "words instinct with love"; "it is replete with misery")
        => laden, loaded, ladened -- (filled with a great quantity; "a tray loaded with dishes"; "table laden with food"; "`ladened' is not current usage")
        => overladen, overloaded -- (loaded past capacity)
        => riddled -- (spread throughout; "cities riddled with corruption")
        => sperm-filled -- (filled with sperm)
        => stuffed -- (filled with something; "a stuffed turkey")
        => stuffed -- (crammed with food; "a full stomach"; "I feel stuffed")
        => untouched, untasted -- (still full; "an untouched cocktail in her hand")
        => well-lined -- (full of money; "a well-lined purse")

Sense 2
empty, hollow, vacuous -- (devoid of significance or point; "empty promises"; "a hollow victory"; "vacuous comments")

INDIRECT (VIA meaningless) -> meaningful -- (having a meaning or purpose; "a meaningful explanation"; "a meaningful discussion"; "a meaningful pause")

Sense 3
empty, empty-bellied -- (needing nourishment; "after skipped lunch the men were empty by suppertime"; "empty-bellied children")

INDIRECT (VIA hungry) -> thirsty -- (feeling a need or desire to drink; "after playing hard the children were thirsty")

Sense 4
empty -- (emptied of emotion; "after the violent argument he felt empty")

INDIRECT (VIA drained) -> undrained -- (not drained; "preserve wetlands; keep them undrained")

Similarity of adj empty

4 senses of empty

Sense 1
empty (vs. full) -- (holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours")
       => bare, stripped -- (having everything extraneous removed including contents; "the bare walls"; "the cupboard was bare")
       => 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-handed -- (carrying nothing in the hands)
       => glassy, glazed -- ((used of eyes) lacking liveliness; "empty eyes"; "a glassy stare"; "his eyes were glazed over with boredom")
       => lifeless -- (destitute or having been emptied of life or living beings; "after the dance the littered and lifeless ballroom echoed hollowly")
       => looted, pillaged, plundered, ransacked -- (wrongfully emptied or stripped of anything of value; "the robbers left the looted train"; "people returned to the plundered village")
       => vacant -- (without an occupant or incumbent; "the throne is never vacant")
       => vacant -- (void of thought or knowledge; "a vacant mind")
       => vacuous -- (devoid of matter; "a vacuous space")
       => void -- (containing nothing; "the earth was without form, and void")

Sense 2
empty, hollow, vacuous -- (devoid of significance or point; "empty promises"; "a hollow victory"; "vacuous comments")
       => meaningless (vs. meaningful), nonmeaningful -- (having no meaning or direction or purpose; "a meaningless endeavor"; "a meaningless life"; "a verbose but meaningless explanation")

Sense 3
empty, empty-bellied -- (needing nourishment; "after skipped lunch the men were empty by suppertime"; "empty-bellied children")
       => hungry (vs. thirsty) -- (feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food; "a world full of hungry people")

Sense 4
empty -- (emptied of emotion; "after the violent argument he felt empty")
       => drained (vs. undrained) -- (emptied or exhausted of (as by drawing off e.g. water or other liquid); "a drained marsh"; "a drained tank"; "a drained and apathetic old man...not caring any longer about anything")

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