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Meaning of VOID

Pronunciation:  voyd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an empty area or space; "the huge desert voids"; "the emptiness of outer space"
  2. [n]  the state of nonexistence
  3. [adj]  containing nothing; "the earth was without form, and void"
  4. [adj]  (law) lacking any legal or binding force; "null and void"
  5. [v]  excrete or discharge from the body
  6. [v]  take away the legal force of or render ineffective; "invalidateas a contract"
  7. [v]  clear (a room, house, place) of occupants or empty or clear (a place, receptacle, etc.) of something; "The chemist voided the glass bottle"; "The concert hall was voided of the audience"
  8. [v]  declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "avoid a plea"

VOID is a 4 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: annul, avoid, emptiness, empty, empty, evacuate, invalid, invalidate, invalidate, nothingness, null, nullify, nullity, quash, vacancy, vitiate
 Antonyms: formalise, formalize, validate, validate
 See Also: alter, break, cancel, change, egest, eliminate, empty, excrete, nonentity, nonexistence, pass, space, stet, strike down, suction, thin air



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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;
  2. \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.
  3. \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.
  4. \Void\, v. i.
    To be emitted or evacuated. --Wiseman.
Medical Dictionary
 Definition: To empty the bladder in order to obtain a urine sample for testing.
Legal Dictionary
 Definition: Invalid; a void agreement is one for which there is no remedy.