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English adjective: blank

1. blank (of a surface) not written or printed on

SamplesBlank pages.
Fill in the blank spaces.
A clean page.
Wide white margins.

Synonymsclean, white



2. blank void of expression

SamplesA blank stare.


Similarincommunicative, uncommunicative

Antonymscommunicatory, communicative

3. blank not charged with a bullet

SamplesA blank cartridge.



English noun: blank

1. blank (communication) a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing

SamplesHe said the space is the most important character in the alphabet.


Broader (hypernym)character, grapheme, graphic symbol

2. blank (artifact) a blank gap or missing part


Broader (hypernym)crack, gap

3. blank (artifact) a piece of material ready to be made into something

Broader (hypernym)flat solid, sheet

4. blank (artifact) a cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet

Synonymsblank shell, dummy

Broader (hypernym)cartridge

English verb: blank

1. blank (social) keep the opposing (baseball) team from winning

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)keep, prevent

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