voided

adjective

void·​ed ˈvȯi-dəd How to pronounce voided (audio)
: having the inner part cut away or left vacant with a narrow border left at the sides
used of a heraldic charge

Examples of voided in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In my experience, the absence of official documents generated a sense of falseness, a lack of authenticity and a kind of voided identity. Daniel Olivas, Los Angeles Times, 9 Nov. 2022 The theory is that the plate flattens into the voided space under the weight of a running step, and then rebounds, trampoline-style, with more energy than plates surrounded completely by foam. Cory Smith, Outside Online, 18 Oct. 2022 Had the voided ballots gone to a candidate, that person would have come in second. Jon Gambrell, ajc, 20 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1539, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of voided was circa 1539

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Cite this Entry

“Voided.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voided. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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