Word of the day

flies the handle

Synonyms:

bark, flare, flash, growl, grumble, grunt, lash out, retort, snarl, snort.
View More

Language:

English - United States Change

Enter your text below and click here for spell checking

Spell check of empty

Spellweb is your one-stop resource for definitions, synonyms and correct spelling for English words, such as empty. On this page you can see how to spell empty. Also, for some words, you can find their definitions, list of synonyms, as well as list of common misspellings.

Loading...
Correct spelling:
empty
Definition:
Destitute of effect, sincerity, or sense; -- said of language; as, empty words, or threats.

Synonyms:

adjective
abandoned
alone, cast aside, cast away, discarded, dissipated, dropped, dumped, empty, forgotten, jilted, left, neglected, outcast, rejected, relinquished, Eliminated, Shunned, given up, pigeonholed, sidelined, on the rocks, left in the cold, left in the lurch, passed up, pigeon-holed, side-tracked, eighty-sixed.
absent
absent, abstract, away, departed, elsewhere, gone, lacking, minus, missing, no-show, nonexistent, out, truant, unavailable, vacant, void, wanting, Omitted.
all
empty, hollow, vacuous.
bare
arid, bleak, mean, open, poor, scanty, scarce.
barren
effete, fallow, fruitless, impotent, impoverished, infertile, parched, sterile, uncultivable, unfertile, unfruitful, unproductive, Infecund, Unbearing.
blank
clean, dull, fresh, immobile, impassive, inscrutable, lifeless, new, noncommittal, pale, plain, poker-faced, spotless, stiff, uncommunicative, uncompleted, unexpressive, unmarked, untouched, unused, vague, virginal, white, stupid, virgin, masklike.
desolate
godforsaken.
dry
unproductive.
dull
inert, lumpy, Impassible.
empty
abandoned, aimless, banal, bare, barren, blank, cheap, dead, deadpan, deflated, depleted, desert, deserted, desolate, despoiled, destitute, devoid, dishonest, dry, dumb, evacuated, exhausted, expressionless, famished, fatuous, flat, forsaken, frivolous, futile, godforsaken, hollow, idle, ignorant, inane, ineffectual, inexpressive, insincere, insipid, jejune, lacking, meaningless, nugatory, otiose, paltry, petty, purposeless, ravenous, senseless, silly, stark, starving, trivial, unfed, unfilled, unfurnished, uninhabited, unintelligent, unoccupied, unreal, unsatisfactory, unsubstantial, vacant, vacuous, vain, valueless, vapid, wanting, waste, worthless, Vacated.
expressionless
lusterless, pokerfaced, straight-faced, nobody home, fish-eyed.
fatigued
tired.
flat
outstretched, plane, punctured, recumbent, laid low, oblate, planate, splay, tabular, Complanate, spread out.
free
freest, at leisure, unengaged, not tied down.
groundless
illogical, unsupported, unwarranted, causeless, unprovoked, Foundationless.
hungry
edacious, hoggish, unsatisfied, esurient, insatiate, Famishing, Hungered, got the munchies, on empty stomach.
insensitive
dull.
light-headed
vertiginous, swimmy.
meaningless
good-for-nothing, meaningless, doesn't cut it, doublespeak, hollow, unmeaning, Purportless, Unpurposed.
no-account
Drossy.
no-good
no good.
nondescript
characterless, unclassifiable, unclassified, uninspiring, unmemorable.
nonexistent
barren, devoid, hypothetical, meaningless, Perished, passed away, non-subsistent, unexisting, null and void, nonexistent, null, vacant, vacuous, void, Gossamery, passed on, ungrounded, Non-existent, without foundation, few and far between.
reduced
depleted, deflated.
shallow
frothy, shallow, uncritical, shallower, Depthless, emptyheaded, shelfer, shoaler.
stuporous
stuporous.
trashy
junky, low quality, cruddy, low in quality.
unburden
unburden, let hair down, out with it, dumper, shaker, unbosom, easer, tell all, get off chest, get off one's chest.
unfilled
unfilled.
unsubstantial
apparitional, chimerical, ethereal, illusory, immaterial, impalpable, inessential, insignificance, intangible, nonexistence, null, phantasmal, spectral, tenuous, unreal, unsubstantial, vacuous, weightless, unconcrete, vacant.
useless
otiose.
vain
going nowhere, no-win, Shucker, unnotable, in vicious circle, not a prayer, time-wasting.
windy
longwinded, palaverous.
noun
artifact
empty.
empty
abandon, bare, barren of, bereft of, blank, clean, deprived of, destitute of, devoid of, discharge, drained, emptied, empty of, empty-bellied, empty-handed, evacuate, glassy, glazed, hollow, hungry, innocent of, lifeless, looted, meaningless, open, pillaged, plundered, ransacked, stripped, unfilled, vacant, vacate, vacuous, void, void of, white.
verb
change
discharge, empty.
contact
empty.
dry
blot, catheterize, dehumidify, dehydrate, desiccate, drain, dry, evaporate, mop, parch, stanch, swab, vaporize, wipe, wither, wring out, pump out, suck dry.
enervate
debilitate, dissipate, enervate, exhaust, fatigue, sap, tap.
leave
depart, evacuate, leave, omit, vacate.
lose
spill.
remove contents
clear, consume, decant, deplete, discharge, disgorge, drain, drink, dump, ebb, eject, escape, evacuate, exhaust, expel, flow out, gut, leak, leave, pour out, purge, release, run out, rush out, tap, unburden, unload, use up, vacate, void, make void.
unsubstantiate
annihilate, disappear, disintegrate, nullify.
Examples of usage:
  1. And yet we left it empty, did we not? – Leo the Circus Boy by Ralph Bonehill
  2. The chair at the foot of his bed was empty. – Sally Dows and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  3. And the house was empty. – The Short Works of George Meredith by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  4. I only want to feel that it will be some day before long; and till then here's my hand, and it don't come to you empty. – The Bag of Diamonds by George Manville Fenn
  5. The safe was empty. – The Mutineers by Charles Boardman Hawes

Alphabet:

X