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void

 (void)
adj.
1. Containing no matter; empty.
2. Not occupied; unfilled.
3. Completely lacking; devoid: void of understanding. See Synonyms at empty.
4. Ineffective; useless.
5. Having no legal force or validity; null: a contract rendered void.
6. Games Lacking cards of a particular suit in a dealt hand.
n.
1.
a. An empty space.
b. A vacuum.
2. An open space or a break in continuity; a gap.
3. A feeling or state of emptiness, loneliness, or loss.
4. Games Absence of cards of a particular suit in a dealt hand: a void in hearts.
v. void·ed, void·ing, voids
v.tr.
1. To take out (the contents of something); empty.
2. To excrete (body wastes).
3. To leave; vacate.
4. To make void or of no validity; invalidate: issued a new passport and voided the old one.
v.intr.
To excrete body wastes.

[Middle English, from Old French voide, feminine of voit, from Vulgar Latin *vocitus, alteration of Latin vacīvus, vocīvus, variant of vacuus, from vacāre, to be empty; see euə- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

void′er n.

void

(vɔɪd)
adj
1. without contents; empty
2. (Law) not legally binding: null and void.
3. (of an office, house, position, etc) without an incumbent; unoccupied
4. (foll by: of) destitute or devoid: void of resources.
5. having no effect; useless: all his efforts were rendered void.
6. (Card Games) (of a card suit or player) having no cards in a particular suit: his spades were void.
n
7. an empty space or area: the huge desert voids of Asia.
8. a feeling or condition of loneliness or deprivation: his divorce left him in a void.
9. (Card Games) a lack of any cards in one suit: to have a void in spades.
10. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) Also called: counter the inside area of a character of type, such as the inside of an o
vb (mainly tr)
11. to make ineffective or invalid
12. to empty (contents, etc) or make empty of contents
13. (Physiology) (also intr) to discharge the contents of (the bowels or urinary bladder)
14. archaic to vacate (a place, room, etc)
15. obsolete to expel
[C13: from Old French vuide, from Vulgar Latin vocītus (unattested), from Latin vacuus empty, from vacāre to be empty]
ˈvoider n
ˈvoidness n

void

(vɔɪd)

adj.
1. having no legal force or effect; not legally binding or enforceable.
2. useless; ineffectual; vain.
3. devoid; destitute (usu. fol. by of): a life void of meaning.
4. without contents; empty.
5. without an incumbent, as an office; vacant.
6. (in cards) having no cards in a suit.
n.
7. an empty space; emptiness: He disappeared into the void.
8. a state or feeling of loss or privation: His death left a great void in her life.
9. a gap or opening.
10. a vacancy; vacuum.
11. (in cards) lack of cards in a suit: a void in clubs.
v.t.
12. to make ineffectual; invalidate; nullify: to void a check.
13. to empty; discharge; evacuate.
14. to clear or empty (often fol. by of).
15. Archaic. to depart from; vacate.
v.i.
16. to defecate or urinate.
[1250–1300; < Old French « Latin vocīvus, vacīvus unoccupied]
void′a•ble, adj.
void′er, n.

void


Past participle: voided
Gerund: voiding

Imperative
void
void
Present
I void
you void
he/she/it voids
we void
you void
they void
Preterite
I voided
you voided
he/she/it voided
we voided
you voided
they voided
Present Continuous
I am voiding
you are voiding
he/she/it is voiding
we are voiding
you are voiding
they are voiding
Present Perfect
I have voided
you have voided
he/she/it has voided
we have voided
you have voided
they have voided
Past Continuous
I was voiding
you were voiding
he/she/it was voiding
we were voiding
you were voiding
they were voiding
Past Perfect
I had voided
you had voided
he/she/it had voided
we had voided
you had voided
they had voided
Future
I will void
you will void
he/she/it will void
we will void
you will void
they will void
Future Perfect
I will have voided
you will have voided
he/she/it will have voided
we will have voided
you will have voided
they will have voided
Future Continuous
I will be voiding
you will be voiding
he/she/it will be voiding
we will be voiding
you will be voiding
they will be voiding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been voiding
you have been voiding
he/she/it has been voiding
we have been voiding
you have been voiding
they have been voiding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been voiding
you will have been voiding
he/she/it will have been voiding
we will have been voiding
you will have been voiding
they will have been voiding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been voiding
you had been voiding
he/she/it had been voiding
we had been voiding
you had been voiding
they had been voiding
Conditional
I would void
you would void
he/she/it would void
we would void
you would void
they would void
Past Conditional
I would have voided
you would have voided
he/she/it would have voided
we would have voided
you would have voided
they would have voided
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.void - the state of nonexistence
nonentity, nonexistence - the state of not existing
thin air - nowhere to be found in a giant void; "it vanished into thin air"
2.void - an empty area or spacevoid - an empty area or space; "the huge desert voids"; "the emptiness of outer space"; "without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum"
space - an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things); "the architect left space in front of the building"; "they stopped at an open space in the jungle"; "the space between his teeth"
Verb1.void - declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
strike down, cancel - declare null and void; make ineffective; "Cancel the election results"; "strike down a law"
break - invalidate by judicial action; "The will was broken"
stet - printing: cancel, as of a correction or deletion
2.void - clear (a room, house, place) of occupants or empty or clear (a place or receptacle) of something; "The chemist voided the glass bottle"; "The concert hall was voided of the audience"
empty - make void or empty of contents; "Empty the box"; "The alarm emptied the building"
3.void - take away the legal force of or render ineffective; "invalidate a contract"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
4.void - excrete or discharge from the body
egest, excrete, eliminate, pass - eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"
suction - empty or clean (a body cavity) by the force of suction; "suction the uterus in an abortion"
Adj.1.void - lacking any legal or binding forcevoid - lacking any legal or binding force; "null and void"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
invalid - having no cogency or legal force; "invalid reasoning"; "an invalid driver's license"
2.void - containing nothing; "the earth was without form, and void"
empty - holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours"

void

noun
1. gap, space, lack, want, hole, blank, emptiness His death has created a void which will never be filled.
2. emptiness, space, vacuum, oblivion, blankness, nullity, vacuity the limitless void of outer space
adjective
1. invalid, null and void, inoperative, useless, ineffective, worthless, ineffectual, unenforceable, nonviable The elections were declared void by the former military ruler.
2. (with of) devoid of, without, lacking, free from, wanting, bereft of, empty of, bare of, destitute of, vacant of His face was void of emotion as he left the room.
verb
Related words
fear kenophobia

void

adjective
1. Containing nothing:
2. Not having a desirable element:
Idiom: in want of.
noun
1. Empty, unfilled space:
2. A space in an otherwise solid mass:
3. Total absence of matter:
4. An interval during which continuity is suspended:
5. A desolate sense of loss:
verb
1. To remove the contents of:
2. To put an end to, especially formally and with authority:
Translations
بَاطِلخالٍفارِغفَراغلاغٍ، باطِل
neplatnýprázdnoprázdnotabeznemající
tomrumugyldigudensavn
mitätöidämitätöntyhjentäätyhjiötyhjyys
nevažećipraznina
gersneyddurógildurtóm, tómarúm
無効の空虚な感じ
공허감무효의
negaliojantis
nesaturošsspēkā neesošsspēku zaudējistukšstukšums
prázdno
praznina
ogiltigtomrum
ความว่างเปล่าที่เป็นโมฆะ
cảm giác trống rỗngkhông giá trị

void

[vɔɪd]
A. ADJ
1. (Jur) (= invalid) → nulo, inválido
to make or render a contract voidanular or invalidar un contrato
see also null
2. (frm) (= empty) → vacío
void of interestcarente or desprovisto de interés
to make sb's efforts voidhacer inútiles los esfuerzos de algn
B. N
1. (= emptiness) (lit) → vacío m (fig) (= sense of emptiness) → vacío m
the voidla nada
to fill the voidllenar el hueco or vacío
2. (= hole) → hueco m
3. (Cards) → fallo m
to have a void in heartstener fallo a corazones
C. VT
1. (Med) → evacuar, vaciar
2. (Jur) → anular, invalidar

void

[ˈvɔɪd]
n
(= empty space) → vide m
(fig)vide m
adj
(= invalid) → nul(le)
to be declared void → être déclaré(e) nul(le)
to be void of sth (= lacking in) → être vide de qch
The book is void of all meaningful content → Le livre est totalement vide de sens.

void

n (lit, fig)Leere f; the dead astronaut floated off into the voidder tote Astronaut schwebte in das All
adj
(= empty)leer; void of any sense of decencybar jeglichen Gefühls (geh)or ohne jegliches Gefühl für Anstand; void of humour (Brit) or humor (US) → ohne jeglichen Humor
(Jur) → ungültig, nichtig
(= useless)nichtig (geh); you’ve made all my efforts totally voiddu hast all meine Bemühungen völlig zunichtegemacht
vt
(form, = empty) bowelsentleeren

void

[vɔɪd]
1. adj (frm) (Law) → nullo/a; (empty) → vuoto/a
void of → privo/a di
to make or render a contract void → invalidare un contratto
2. nvuoto
to fill the void → colmare il vuoto

void

(void) adjective
1. not valid or binding. The treaty has been declared void.
2. (with of) lacking entirely. a statement void of meaning.
noun
a huge empty space, especially (with the) outer space. The rocket shot up into the void; Her death left a void in her husband's life.

void

بَاطِل, فارِغ neplatný, prázdnota tomrum, ugyldig Leere, ungültig κενό, κενός nulo, vacío mitätön, tyhjyys nul, vide nevažeći, praznina nullo, vuoto 無効の, 空虚な感じ 공허감, 무효의 leegte, ongeldig tomrom, ugyldig pozbawiony, próżnia nulo, vazio пустой, пустота ogiltig, tomrum ความว่างเปล่า, ที่เป็นโมฆะ boşluk, geçersiz cảm giác trống rỗng, không giá trị 无效的, 空旷

void

a. nulo-a, vacío-a; inválido-a, sin efecto;
v. anular, invalidar; evacuar, eliminar.

void

vi vaciar la vejiga, orinar
References in classic literature ?
Into his mind came the conviction that he was walking and running in some terrible void where no one had ever been be- fore.
It was with rather heavy hearts that the party set off, but Tom's spirits could not long stay clouded, and the scientist was so good-natured about the affair and seemed so eager to do the utmost to render Beecher's trick void, that the others fell into a lighter mood, and went on more cheerfully, though the way was rough and the packs heavy.
Montel was a middleaged gentleman whose vain ambition and desire for the past twenty years had been to fill the void which Monsieur Lebrun's taking off had left in the Lebrun household.
The solitary and arid blades of grass arose from the passing gusts fearfully perceptible; the bold and rocky mountains were too distinct in their barrenness, and the eye even sought relief, in vain, by attempting to pierce the illimitable void of heaven, which was shut to its gaze by the dusky sheet of ragged and driving vapor.
Possibly, he was in a state of second growth and recovery, and was constantly assimilating nutriment for his spirit and intellect from sights, sounds, and events which passed as a perfect void to persons more practised with the world.
The word rang through him like the sound of a bell, echoing in the far depths of him, making forgotten chords to vibrate, old shadowy fears to stir--fears of the dark, fears of the void, fears of annihilation.
The Christian is composed by the belief of a wise, all-ruling Father, whose presence fills the void unknown with light and order; but to the man who has dethroned God, the spirit-land is, indeed, in the words of the Hebrew poet, "a land of darkness and the shadow of death," without any order, where the light is as darkness.
He could not understand it; but there were symptoms of intelligence between themhe thought so at least symptoms of admiration on his side, which, having once observed, he could not persuade himself to think entirely void of meaning, however he might wish to escape any of Emma's errors of imagination.
The kitchen, the butler's pantry, the servants' hall, the entrance hall, were equally alive; and the saloons were only left void and still when the blue sky and halcyon sunshine of the genial spring weather called their occupants out into the grounds.
As they confronted each other in the silence of the summer's morning -- both dressed in black; Miss Garth's hard features, gaunt and haggard with grief; the lawyer's cold, colorless face, void of all marked expression, suggestive of a business embarrassment and of nothing more -- it would have been hard to find two persons less attractive externally to any ordinary sympathies than the two who had now met together, the one to tell, the other to hear, the secrets of the dead.
We were greatly overcome at parting; and if ever, in my life, I have had a void made in my heart, I had one made that day.
Why did his mind fly uneasily to that void, as if it were the sole reason why life was not thoroughly joyous to him?