Origin of voider
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of void
Synonyms for void
Related Words for voidernull, blank, gap, vacuum, vacate, invalidate, annul, abrogate, dissolve, rescind, short, abandoned, drained, deprived, clear, lacking, free, scant, bare, shy
Examples from the Web for voider
Historical Examples of voider
Dont put meat off your plate into the dish, but into a voider.
The functions of a voider were somewhat those of a crumb-tray.
His gift was an Indian tray or voider full of silver, upon which was a carved silver dish full of gold.
One other appurtenance of a dining-room is found in all early inventories—a voider.
Being set down, she casts her face into a platform, which dureth the meal, and is taken away with the voider.
verb (mainly tr)
Word Origin for void
"empty space, vacuum," 1727; see void (adj.).
"to clear" (some place, of something), c.1300, from void (adj.); meaning "to deprive (something) of legal validity" is attested from early 14c. Related: Voided; voiding.
late 13c., "unoccupied, vacant," from Anglo-French and Old French voide "empty, vast, wide, hollow, waste," from Latin vocivus "unoccupied, vacant," related to vacuus "empty" (see vacuum). Meaning "lacking or wanting" (something) is recorded from early 15c. Meaning "legally invalid" is attested from mid-15c.
see null and void.