adj. 空的; 无意义的; 空虚的; 无力的
v. 清空; 流入
An empty place, vehicle, or container is one that has no people or things in it.
The room was bare and empty.
...empty cans of lager...
An empty gesture, threat, or relationship has no real value or meaning.
His father threatened to throw him out, but he knew it was an empty threat.
...to ensure the event is not perceived as an empty gesture.
If you describe a person's life or a period of time as empty, you mean that nothing interesting or valuable happens in it.
My life was very hectic but empty before I met him.
If you feel empty, you feel unhappy and have no energy, usually because you are very tired or have just experienced something upsetting.
I felt empty and hollow; defeated...
I feel so empty, my life just doesn't seem worth living any more.
If you empty a container, or empty something out of it, you remove its contents, especially by tipping it up.
I emptied the ashtray...
Empty the noodles and liquid into a serving bowl...
If someone empties a room or place, or if it empties, everyone that is in it goes away.
The stadium emptied at the end of the first day of athletics.
...a woman who could empty a pub full of drunks just by lifting one fist.
A river or canal that empties into a lake, river, or sea flows into it.
The Washougal empties into the Columbia River near Portland.
Empties are bottles or containers which no longer have anything in them.
1. a container that has been emptied;
1. make void or empty of contents;
2. become empty or void of its content;
3. leave behind empty; move out of;
5. excrete or discharge from the body
1. holding or containing nothing;
2. devoid of significance or point;
3. having nothing inside;
4. needing nourishment;
5. emptied of emotion;
empty, vacant, hollow, blank, open
be running on empty
empty vessels make most noise ( 或 sound)
on an empty stomach
His wordy and empty speech was a frost.
Empty talk is no good.
He threw the empty bottles in the bin.
It was strange to see these Prague streets, usually so animated, now completely empty and deserted.
That is an empty house.
vt. & vi. 耗尽