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English definition of “empty”

empty

verb     /ˈemp.ti/
[T] to remove everything from inside something: I emptied the closet and put my belongings into the black overnight case. Would you mind emptying (out) your pockets? Empty the soup into a saucepan and simmer gently for ten minutes. She quickly emptied her glass (= drank its contents) and ordered another drink.Emptying [I] to become empty: The place emptied pretty quickly when the fight started.Emptying
(Definition of empty verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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