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void

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of void

  1. 1 having no legal or binding force <an agreement is void if obtained by force> Synonyms bad, inoperative, invalid, nonbinding, nonvalid, nugatory, null and void, nullRelated Words illegal; useless, worthless; ineffective, ineffectualNear Antonyms legal; workingAntonyms binding, good, valid

  2. 2 lacking contents that could or should be present <a nuclear explosion that would leave the landscape as void and lifeless as one could imagine> Synonyms bare, blank, clean, devoid, stark, toom [chiefly Scottish], vacant, vacuous, emptyRelated Words barren, hollow; available, clear, free, open; unfilled, unfurnished; unattended, uninhabited, unoccupied; abandoned, deserted, emptied, forsaken, vacated; depleted, drained, dry, exhaustedNear Antonyms complete; replete; furnished, provided, supplied; filled, occupied; flush, overflowing, packed, teemingAntonyms full

  3. 3 utterly lacking in something needed, wanted, or expected <entirely void of common sense> Synonyms bankrupt, bare, barren, bereft, destitute, devoidRelated Words blank, empty, innocent, stark, vacant, wanting; deficient, fragmental, fragmentary, incomplete, insufficient, partial, short; absent, missingNear Antonyms furnished, provided, supplied; brimming, bulging, bursting, chock-full (or chockful), crammed, crowded, fat, jammed, jam-packed, loaded, packed, saturated, stuffed; abounding, swarming, teeming, thick, throngingAntonyms filled, flush, fraught, full, replete, rife

  4. 4 left unoccupied or unused <the cornfields lay void under a blanket of snow> Synonyms derelict, deserted, desolate, disused, forgotten, forsaken, rejected, vacant, vacated, abandonedRelated Words ignored, neglected, unattended, untended; castaway, cast-off, discarded, jettisoned, junked, refuse, waste; godforsaken, miserable, shabby, wretched; empty, idleNear Antonyms reclaimed, recovered, redeemed, rescued, retrieved, salvaged, saved; reconditioned, rehabbed, rehabilitated, restored; repeopled




void

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of void

  1. 1 an incomplete or deficient area <a repressed memory that left a huge void in her recollection of her adolescent years> Synonyms hiatus, hole, lacuna, space, gapRelated Words defectiveness, detriment, disability, failing, fault, impairment, weakness; deficiency, deficit, imperfection, inadequacy, inadequateness, incompleteness, insufficience, insufficiency, lack, need, shortcoming, shortfall, wantNear Antonyms completeness, fullness

  2. 2 empty space <those ancient travelers who traversed those vast watery voids between the islands of Oceania> Synonyms black hole, blank, blankness, emptiness, vacuity, vacancyRelated Words nothingness; inane, vacuum; air, open, waste; bareness, barrenness, bleakness, desolateness, hollowness; cavity, gap, hole, hollowNear Antonyms fullness (also fulness), repleteness

  3. 3 an open space in a barrier (as a wall or hedge) <the client wanted an old-fashioned stone wall and did not want the voids filled in with mortar> Synonyms breach, break, discontinuity, gulf, hiatus, hole, interstice, interval, opening, rent, rift, separation, gapRelated Words chink, cleft, crack, cranny, crevice, fissure; notch, slit, slot, split; interspace, pore; abyss, aperture, cavity, chasm, gape, orifice; fracture, rupture, severance, sundering




void

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of void

  1. 1 to put an end to by formal action <the court's decision voided the will> Synonyms abate, abrogate, annul, avoid, cancel, disannul, dissolve, invalidate, negate, null, nullify, quash, repeal, rescind, roll back, strike down, vacate, abolishRelated Words countermand, override, overrule, overturn, veto; abort, call, call off, drop, recall, retract, reverse, revoke, suspend, withdraw; ban, enjoin, forbid, outlaw, prohibit; disallow, dismiss, reject; annihilate, break down, eliminate, eradicate, erase, liquidate, remove, throw out, write offNear Antonyms enact, lay down, legislate; establish, found, institute; formalize, legalize, legitimate, legitimize, validate; pass, ratify; allow, approve, authorize, clear, endorse (also indorse), permit, sanction, warrant; command, decree, mandate, order, prescribe

  2. 2 to remove the contents of <the seller has promised to void the house of all furniture> Synonyms clear, evacuate, vacate, emptyRelated Words deplete, drain, eliminate, exhaust, waste; bleed, draw (off); clean, flush, purge, scour, sweepAntonyms fill, load




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