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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


Similarempty


Antonymsfull

2. blank void of expression


SamplesA blank stare.


Synonymsvacuous


Similarincommunicative, uncommunicative


Antonymscommunicatory, communicative

3. blank not charged with a bullet


SamplesA blank cartridge.


Similarunloaded


Antonymsloaded


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.


Synonymsspace


Broader (hypernym)character, grapheme, graphic symbol

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


Synonymslacuna


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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