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Synonyms for void

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nothingness, void, nullity, nihility(noun)

    the state of nonexistence

    idle words, vacancy, jazz, nihility, wind, vacuum, nullity, nothingness, emptiness, malarky, malarkey

    valid, full

  2. void, vacancy, emptiness, vacuum(adj)

    an empty area or space

    "the huge desert voids"; "the emptiness of outer space"; "without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum"

    nothingness, vacuity, vacuum, vanity, nihility, vacuum cleaner, nullity, emptiness, vacancy

    full, valid

  3. null, void(adj)

    lacking any legal or binding force

    "null and void"


    valid, full

  4. void(verb)

    containing nothing

    "the earth was without form, and void"


    full, valid

  5. invalidate, annul, quash, void, avoid, nullify(verb)

    declare invalid

    "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"

    ward off, empty, fend off, keep off, avoid, quash, keep down, neutralize, annul, overturn, lift, neutralise, head off, nullify, deflect, stave off, rescind, subjugate, evacuate, reduce, avert, vitiate, repeal, invalidate, debar, forefend, negate, forfend, reverse, obviate, revoke, vacate, subdue, cancel, countermand, repress

    valid, full

  6. void(verb)

    clear (a room, house, place) of occupants or empty or clear (a place or receptacle) of something

    "The chemist voided the glass bottle"; "The concert hall was voided of the audience"

    nullify, empty, vitiate, avoid, annul, invalidate, evacuate, quash

    full, valid

  7. invalidate, void, vitiate(verb)

    take away the legal force of or render ineffective

    "invalidate a contract"

    impair, debase, pervert, spoil, avoid, deprave, debauch, empty, annul, vitiate, subvert, evacuate, profane, deflower, invalidate, cancel, misdirect, demoralise, mar, nullify, quash, corrupt, demoralize

    full, valid

  8. evacuate, void, empty(verb)

    excrete or discharge from the body

    discharge, empty, nullify, abandon, vacate, avoid, annul, vitiate, invalidate, evacuate, quash

    full, valid


  1. void(verb)

    That does not return a value.

    He voided the check and returned it.

    annul, cancel

  2. void(verb)


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. void

    That is empty which contains nothing; that is vacant which is without that which has filled or might be expected to fill it; vacant has extensive reference to rights or possibilities of occupancy. A vacant room may not be empty, and an empty house may not be vacant. Vacant, as derived from the Latin, is applied to things of some dignity; empty, from the Saxon, is preferred in speaking of slight, common, or homely matters, tho it may be applied with special force to the highest; we speak of empty space, a vacant lot, an empty dish, an empty sleeve, a vacant mind, an empty heart, an empty boast, a vacant office, a vacant or leisure hour. Void and devoid are rarely used in the literal sense, but for the most part confined to abstract relations, devoid being followed by of, and having with that addition the effect of a prepositional phrase; as, the article is devoid of sense; the contract is void for want of consideration. Waste, in this connection, applies to that which is made so by devastation or ruin, or gives an impression of desolation, especially as combined with vastness, probably from association of the words waste and vast: waste is applied also to uncultivated or unproductive land, if of considerable extent; we speak of a waste track or region, but not of a waste city lot. Vacuous refers to the condition of being empty or vacant, regarded as continuous or characteristic.

    blank, empty, leisure, unemployed, unfilled, unoccupied, untenanted, vacant, vacuous, waste

    brimful, brimmed, brimming, busy, crammed, crowded, filled, full, gorged, inhabited, jammed, occupied, overflowing, packed, replete

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. void

    wanting, empty, vacant, useless, nugatory, destitute, bereft, unoccupied, unfilled, unsubstantial, lacking, invalid, null

    possessed, endued, furnished, full, occupied, solid, substantial, rich, valid, operative, good, efficacious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. void(a.)

    empty, vacant, inane, unfilled, unoccupied, unfurnished, unsupplied

  2. void(a.)

    free, destitute, clear, without

  3. void(a.)

    null, invalid, nugatory, ineffectual, of no effect, of no binding force

  4. void(n.)

    vacuum, INANE, empty space

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  • buitCatalan, Valencian
  • prázdnotaCzech
  • tomrum, ugyldigDanish
  • Leere, leeren, annullieren, ungültig, entleeren, löschen, nichtigGerman
  • κενόςGreek
  • anular, inválido, evacuar, vacío, nulo, invalidarSpanish
  • باطلPersian
  • mitätön, tyhjentää, mitätöity, tyhjiö, mitätöidäFinnish
  • vide, révoquer, annuler, résilier, nul, néantFrench
  • semmis, űr, érvénytelen, üresség, ürítHungarian
  • invalidar, vacuo, nulle, evacuar, vacuar, annullar, invalideInterlingua
  • batal, membatalkan, hampa, mengosongkan, kosongIndonesian
  • vacuo, vuotoItalian
  • 空隙Japanese
  • vacuumLatin
  • mārua, hemangaMāori
  • vacuüm, annuleren, legen, ongeldig, nietig, leegte, ongeldig makenDutch
  • vakuum, intet, tømme, annulere, ugyldig, tomrom, tomhet, gjøre ugyldigNorwegian
  • nieważny, pustka, unieważnićPolish
  • evacuar, vácuo, inválido, invalidar, esvaziar, vazio, anular, nuloPortuguese
  • пустота́, недействительнымRussian
  • praznina, празнинаSerbo-Croatian
  • prazninaSlovene
  • upphäva, tomrum, annullera, ogiltigSwedish
  • باطلUrdu
  • 空虛Chinese

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