Empty Emp"ty, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emptied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emptying}.] To deprive of the contents; to exhaust; to make void or destitute; to make vacant; to pour out; to discharge; as, to empty a vessel; to empty a well or a cistern. [1913 Webster]

The clouds . . . empty themselves upon the earth. --Eccl. xi. 3. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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