void


void
[[t]vɔɪd[/t]]
adj.
1) law 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[/ex]
4) without contents; empty
5) gov without an incumbent, as an office; vacant
6) gam (in cards) having no cards in a suit
7) an empty space; emptiness:
He disappeared into the void[/ex]
8) a state or feeling of loss or privation:
His death left a great void in her life[/ex]
9) a gap or opening
10) a vacancy; vacuum
11) gam (in cards) lack of cards in a suit:
a void in clubs[/ex]
12) to make ineffectual; invalidate; nullify:
to void a check[/ex]
13) to empty; discharge; evacuate
14) to clear or empty (often fol. by of)
15) archaic to depart from; vacate
16) to defecate or urinate
Etymology: 1250–1300; < OF « L vocīvus, vacīvus unoccupied void′a•ble, adj. void′er, n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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