emptied emptied  /ˈɛmp tid/


  1. (n) a container that has been emptied
  2. (v) make void or empty of contents
  3. (v) become empty or void of its content
  4. (v) leave behind empty; move out of
  5. (v) remove
  6. (v) excrete or discharge from the body
  7. (adj) holding or containing nothing
  8. (adj) devoid of significance or point
  9. (adj) needing nourishment
  10. (adj) emptied of emotion


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  1. At the end of the day at One World, only one garbage can needs to be emptied.
  2. He rented out the Lincoln Bedroom; she emptied out the Travel Office.
  3. Here is a picture of a policeman leaning over the body of a Miamian whose throat has been slit and wallet emptied.


  1. Dodgers, Diamondbacks Brawl On Field After Four Batters Hit By Pitches

    The first time the Dodgers and Diamondbacks emptied their benches, following Miguel Montero getting hit by a Zack Greinke pitch, there was a lot of standing around. The second time the benches emptied wasn't so passive.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CBS 2 Los Angeles

  2. Wapato shower of bills proves to be trash after all

    Sat, 08 Jun 2013 00:11:13 GMT By Phil Ferolito Yakima Herald-Republic WAPATO, Wash. — When a garbage truck driver mechanically emptied a commercial Dumpster on Tuesday morning, he thought he had discovered that one man’s trash really is another’s treasure. As the Dumpster behind the Wapato School District building was lift...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Yakima Herald-Republic

  3. Businesses still recovering after devastating flood of 2008

    At age 57, Tom and Sue Holmes had an important, unexpected decision to make. On June 12, 2008, three days after Lake Delton broke through its banks and emptied into the Wisconsin River, it was still raining south of Baraboo. Clark Creek, which feeds off the Baraboo Bluffs, had turned from a bubbling brook to a raging river. When debris dammed up the creek, floodwaters rushed into the Holmes ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WISC-TV Madison


  1. "As the paychecks of middle class families get smaller and their homes lose value, their wallets are being further emptied by the skyrocketing everyday costs of gas and food," said Sen. Charles Schumer, DN.Y.
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: Charles Schumer Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. "After it has been emptied, perhaps the facility should be closed forever, or made into a museum where people can study the importance of respecting the Geneva Conventions and other human rights treaties," Carter said.
    on Jun 28, 2008 By: Jimmy Carter Source: TIME

  3. "I didn't know if today was my last start of the year or what," said Garza, who walked three and struck out nine. "So I just went there and emptied my tank and said, 'Hey, here goes, we'll see what happens.'"
    on Oct 19, 2008 By: Matt Garza Source: AFP

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propriety propriety
/prə ˈpraɪ ə ti /