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English adjective: void

1. void lacking any legal or binding force


SamplesNull and void.


Synonymsnull


Similarinvalid


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law


Antonymsvalid

2. void containing nothing


SamplesThe earth was without form, and void.


Similarempty


Antonymsfull


English noun: void

1. void (state) the state of nonexistence


Synonymsnihility, nothingness, nullity


Broader (hypernym)nonentity, nonexistence


Narrower (hyponym)thin air

2. void (shape) an empty area or space


SamplesThe huge desert voids.
The emptiness of outer space.
Without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum.


Synonymsemptiness, vacancy, vacuum


Broader (hypernym)space


English verb: void

1. void (social) declare invalid


SamplesThe contract was annulled.
Void a plea.


Synonymsannul, avoid, invalidate, nullify, quash


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cancel, strike down


Narrower (hyponym)break, stet


Antonymsvalidate, formalise, formalize

2. void (change) clear (a room, house, place) of occupants or empty or clear (a place or receptacle) of something


SamplesThe chemist voided the glass bottle.
The concert hall was voided of the audience.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)empty

3. void (change) take away the legal force of or render ineffective


SamplesInvalidate a contract.


Synonymsinvalidate, vitiate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Antonymsvalidate

4. void (body) excrete or discharge from the body


Synonymsempty, evacuate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)egest, eliminate, excrete, pass


Narrower (hyponym)suction









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