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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 of void bad, inoperative, invalid, nonbinding, nonvalid, nugatory, null and void, nullWords Related to void illegal; useless, worthless; ineffective, ineffectualNear Antonyms of void legal; workingAntonyms of void 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 of void bare, blank, clean, devoid, stark, toom [chiefly Scottish], vacant, vacuous, emptyWords Related to void barren, hollow; available, clear, free, open; unfilled, unfurnished; unattended, uninhabited, unoccupied; abandoned, deserted, emptied, forsaken, vacated; depleted, drained, dry, exhaustedNear Antonyms of void complete; replete; furnished, provided, supplied; filled, occupied; flush, overflowing, packed, teemingAntonyms of void full

  3. 3 utterly lacking in something needed, wanted, or expected entirely void of common sense Synonyms of void bankrupt, bare, barren, bereft, destitute, devoidWords Related to void blank, empty, innocent, stark, vacant, wanting; deficient, fragmental, fragmentary, incomplete, insufficient, partial, short; absent, missingNear Antonyms of void 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 of void filled, flush, fraught, full, replete, rife

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

Synonym Discussion of void

empty, vacant, blank, void, vacuous mean lacking contents which could or should be present. empty suggests a complete absence of contents.
    • an empty bucket
vacant suggests an absence of appropriate contents or occupants.
    • a vacant apartment
blank stresses the absence of any significant, relieving, or intelligible features on a surface.
    • a blank wall
void suggests absolute emptiness as far as the mind or senses can determine.
    • a statement void of meaning
vacuous suggests the emptiness of a vacuum and especially the lack of intelligence or significance.
    • a vacuous facial expression

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 of void hiatus, hole, lacuna, space, gapWords Related to void defectiveness, detriment, disability, failing, fault, impairment, weakness; deficiency, deficit, imperfection, inadequacy, inadequateness, incompleteness, insufficience, insufficiency, lack, need, shortcoming, shortfall, wantNear Antonyms of void completeness, fullness

  2. 2 empty space those ancient travelers who traversed those vast watery voids between the islands of Oceania Synonyms of void black hole, blank, blankness, emptiness, vacuity, vacancyWords Related to void nothingness; inane, vacuum; air, open, waste; bareness, barrenness, bleakness, desolateness, hollowness; cavity, gap, hole, hollowNear Antonyms of void 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 of void breach, break, discontinuity, gulf, hiatus, hole, interstice, interval, opening, rent, rift, separation, gapWords Related to void 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 of void abate, abrogate, annul, avoid, cancel, disannul, dissolve, invalidate, negate, null, nullify, quash, repeal, rescind, roll back, strike down, vacate, abolishWords Related to void 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 of void 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 of void clear, evacuate, vacate, emptyWords Related to void deplete, drain, eliminate, exhaust, waste; bleed, draw (off); clean, flush, purge, scour, sweepAntonyms of void fill, load



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