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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 void /ˈvɔɪd/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 void /ˈvɔɪd/ 及物動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Void a.
 1. Containing nothing; empty; vacant; not occupied; not filled.
    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.   --Camden.
 3. Being without; destitute; free; wanting; devoid; as, void of learning, or of common use.
    A conscience void of offense toward God.   --Acts xxiv. 16.
    He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbor.   --Prov. xi. 12.
 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. 7.
 5. Containing no immaterial quality; destitute of mind or soul.  “Idol, void and vain.”
 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; unoccupied.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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)

 Void, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Voided; p. pr. & vb. n. Voiding.]
 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.   --Clarendon.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Void, v. i. To be emitted or evacuated.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: lacking any legal or binding force; "null and void" [syn: 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"; "without their support he'll be
         ruling in a vacuum" [syn: vacancy, emptiness, vacuum]
      v 1: declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
           [syn: invalidate, annul, quash, avoid, nullify]
           [ant: validate]
      2: 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"
      3: take away the legal force of or render ineffective;
         "invalidateas a contract" [syn: invalidate, vitiate]
         [ant: validate]
      4: excrete or discharge from the body [syn: evacuate, empty]