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emptying

 
Noun emptying has 1 sense
  1. emptying, voidance, evacuation - the act of removing the contents of something
    --1 is a kind of removal, remotion
    --1 has particulars: drain, drainage
    Derived forms: verb empty4, verb empty1
Verb empty has 5 senses
  1. empty - make void or empty of contents; "Empty the box"; "The alarm emptied the building"
    --1 is one way to
    change, alter, modify
    Antonyms: fill, fill up, make full
    Derived forms: noun empty1, noun emptying1
    Sample sentence:
    They empty the sink of water
  2. empty, discharge - become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied"
    --2 is one way to change state, turn
    Antonyms: fill, fill up
    Derived form: noun empty1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  3. vacate, empty, abandon - leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight"
    --3 is one way to leave, go forth, go away
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. empty - remove; "Empty the water"
    --4 is one way to
    remove, take, take away, withdraw
    Derived forms: noun empty1, noun emptying1
    Sample sentence:
    They empty the water from the sink
  5. evacuate, void, empty - excrete or discharge from the body
    --5 is one way to excrete, egest, eliminate, pass
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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