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  5  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Void  \Void\,  v.  i. 
  To  be  emitted  or  evacuated.  --Wiseman. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Void  \Void\,  a.  [OE.  voide,  OF  voit,  voide,  vuit,  vuide,  F. 
  vide,  fr  (assumed)  LL  vocitus,  fr  L.  vocare  an  old  form 
  of  vacare  to  be  empty,  or  a  kindred  word  Cf  {Vacant}, 
  1.  Containing  nothing;  empty;  vacant;  not  occupied;  not 
  The  earth  was  without  form  and  void.  --Gen.  i.  2. 
  I  'll  get  me  to  a  place  more  void.  --Shak. 
  I  'll  chain  him  in  my  study,  that  at  void  hours,  I 
  may  run  over  the  story  of  his  country.  --Massinger. 
  2.  Having  no  incumbent;  unoccupied;  --  said  of  offices  and 
  the  like 
  Divers  great  offices  that  had  been  long  void. 
  3.  Being  without  destitute;  free  wanting;  devoid;  as  void 
  of  learning,  or  of  common  use  --Milton. 
  A  conscience  void  of  offense  toward  God.  --Acts 
  xxiv.  16. 
  He  that  is  void  of  wisdom  despiseth  his  neighbor. 
  --Prov.  xi 
  4.  Not  producing  any  effect;  ineffectual;  vain. 
  [My  word]  shall  not  return  to  me  void,  but  it  shall 
  accomplish  that  which  I  please.  --Isa.  lv  11. 
  I  will  make  void  the  counsel  of  Judah.  --Jer.  xix. 
  5.  Containing  no  immaterial  quality;  destitute  of  mind  or 
  soul.  ``Idol,  void  and  vain.''  --Pope. 
  6.  (Law)  Of  no  legal  force  or  effect,  incapable  of 
  confirmation  or  ratification;  null.  Cf  {Voidable},  2. 
  {Void  space}  (Physics),  a  vacuum. 
  Syn:  Empty;  vacant;  devoid;  wanting;  unfurnished;  unsupplied 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Void  \Void\,  n. 
  An  empty  space;  a  vacuum. 
  Pride,  where  wit  fails  steps  in  to  our  defense,  And 
  fills  up  all  the  mighty  void  of  sense  --Pope. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Void  \Void\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Voided};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Voiding}.]  [OF.  voidier  vuidier  See  {Void},  a.] 
  1.  To  remove  the  contents  of  to  make  or  leave  vacant  or 
  empty;  to  quit  to  leave  as  to  void  a  table. 
  Void  anon  her  place  --Chaucer. 
  If  they  will  fight  with  us  bid  them  come  down  Or 
  void  the  field.  --Shak. 
  2.  To  throw  or  send  out  to  evacuate;  to  emit;  to  discharge; 
  as  to  void  excrements. 
  A  watchful  application  of  mind  in  voiding 
  prejudices.  --Barrow. 
  With  shovel,  like  a  fury,  voided  out  The  earth  and 
  scattered  bones.  --J.  Webster. 
  3.  To  render  void;  to  make  to  be  of  no  validity  or  effect;  to 
  vacate;  to  annul;  to  nullify. 
  After  they  had  voided  the  obligation  of  the  oath  he 
  had  taken  --Bp.  Burnet. 
  It  was  become  a  practice  .  .  .  to  void  the  security 
  that  was  at  any  time  given  for  money  so  borrowed. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  lacking  legal  force  [syn:  {nugatory},  {null}] 
  2:  containing  nothing;  "the  earth  was  without  form  and  void" 
  n  1:  the  state  of  nonexistence  [syn:  {nothingness},  {nullity}] 
  2:  an  empty  area  or  space;  "the  huge  desert  voids";  "the 
  emptiness  of  outer  space"  [syn:  {vacancy},  {emptiness}] 
  v  1:  declare  invalid;  "The  contract  was  annulled";  "avoid  a  plea" 
  [syn:  {invalidate},  {annul},  {quash},  {avoid},  {nullify}] 
  [ant:  {validate}] 
  2:  take  away  the  legal  force  of  or  render  ineffective; 
  "invalidateas  a  contract"  [syn:  {invalidate},  {vitiate}] 
  [ant:  {validate}] 
  3:  excrete  or  discharge  from  the  body  [syn:  {evacuate},  {eliminate}, 

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