1. (superl.) Containing nothing; not holding or having anything within; void of contents or appropriate contents; not filled; -- said of an enclosure, as a box, room, house, etc.; as, an empty chest, room, purse, or pitcher; an empty stomach; empty shackles.

2. (superl.) Free; clear; devoid; -- often with of.

3. (superl.) Having nothing to carry; unburdened.

4. (superl.) Destitute of effect, sincerity, or sense; -- said of language; as, empty words, or threats.

5. (superl.) Unable to satisfy; unsatisfactory; hollow; vain; -- said of pleasure, the world, etc.

6. (superl.) Producing nothing; unfruitful; -- said of a plant or tree; as, an empty vine.

7. (superl.) Destitute of, or lacking, sense, knowledge, or courtesy; as, empty brains; an empty coxcomb.

8. (superl.) Destitute of reality, or real existence; unsubstantial; as, empty dreams.

9. (n.) An empty box, crate, cask, etc.; -- used in commerce, esp. in transportation of freight; as, special rates for empties.

10. (v. t.) 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.

11. (v. i.) To discharge itself; as, a river empties into the ocean.

12. (v. i.) To become empty.

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