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RELATED WORDS

null, blank, gap, vacuum, vacate, invalidate, annul, abrogate, dissolve, rescind, short, abandoned, drained, deprived, clear, lacking, free, scant, bare, shy

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voiceful, voiceless, voicelessly, voicemail, voiceprint, void, voidable, voidance, voided, voider, voiding cystogram

Origin of void

1250–1300; (adj.) Middle English voide < Anglo-French, Old French < Vulgar Latin *vocīta, feminine of *vocītus, dissimilated variant of Latin vocīvus, itself variant of vac(ī)vus empty; see vacuum; (v.) Middle English voiden < Anglo-French voider, Old French < Vulgar Latin *vocītāre, derivative of *vocītus; (noun) derivative of the adj.
SYNONYMS FOR void
3, 4 See empty.
5 vacant, unoccupied.
8 vacuum.
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British Dictionary definitions for void

void

/ (vɔɪd) /

adjective

noun

verb (mainly tr)

Derived Formsvoider, nounvoidness, noun

Word Origin for void

C13: from Old French vuide, from Vulgar Latin vocītus (unattested), from Latin vacuus empty, from vacāre to be empty
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Medicine definitions for void

void

[ void ]

v.

To excrete body wastes.

adj.

Containing no matter; empty.
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Idioms and Phrases with void

void


see null and void.

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