English-Norwegian translation of empty

Translation of the word empty from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

empty in Norwegian

generaladjective tom
  wordsadjective tom, innholdsløs
  transitiveverb tømme
  intransitiveverb tømmes
  cleaningverb rense, tømme
Synonyms for empty
Antonyms for empty
Derived terms of empty
Examples with translation
I found the box empty.
I found the glass empty.
I found the cage empty.
How many men does it take to replace an empty toilet roll? No one knows, it's never happened.
Norway has many old empty cattle sheds.
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Definitions of empty
1. empty - a container that has been emptied; "return all empties to the store"
  container any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
1. empty - make void or empty of contents; "Empty the box"; "The alarm emptied the building"
  make full, fill up, fill eat until one is sated; "He filled up on turkey"
  modify, alter, change make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
  bail remove (water) from a vessel with a container
  clean out, clear out empty completely; "We cleaned out all the drawers"
  bleed draw blood; "In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment"
  evacuate excrete or discharge from the body
  evacuate excrete or discharge from the body
  eviscerate take away a vital or essential part of; "the compromise among the parties eviscerated the bill that had been proposed"
  void 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"
  clear free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the throat"
  clear free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the throat"
  exhaust wear out completely; "This kind of work exhausts me"; "I'm beat"; "He was all washed up after the exam"
  knock out destroy or break forcefully; "The windows were knocked out"
  drain empty of liquid; drain the liquid from; "We drained the oil tank"
  core out, hollow out, hollow remove the interior of; "hollow out a tree trunk"
  gut remove the guts of; "gut the sheep"
2. empty - become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied"
  fill up, fill eat until one is sated; "He filled up on turkey"
  change state, turn undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
  flow away, flow off flow off or away gradually; "The water flowed off from the pipe"
3. empty - remove; "Empty the water"
  take away, remove, withdraw, take take out or remove; "take out the chicken after adding the vegetables"
  unlade, offload, unload transfer to a peripheral device, of computer data
1. empty - holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours"
  full having the normally expected amount; "gives full measure"; "gives good measure"; "a good mile from here"
  fullness the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing; "the music had a fullness that echoed through the hall"; "the cheap wine had no body, no mellowness"; "he was well aware of the richness of his own appearance"
  stripped, bare with clothing stripped off
  blank, white, clean void of expression; "a blank stare"
  empty-handed carrying nothing in the hands
  glassy, glazed (used of eyes) lacking liveliness; "empty eyes"; "a glassy stare"; "his eyes were glazed over with boredom"
  lifeless deprived of life; no longer living; "a lifeless body"
  looted, plundered, ransacked, pillaged wrongfully emptied or stripped of anything of value; "the robbers left the looted train"; "people returned to the plundered village"
  vacant without an occupant or incumbent; "the throne is never vacant"
  vacant without an occupant or incumbent; "the throne is never vacant"
  vacuous devoid of matter; "a vacuous space"
  void containing nothing; "the earth was without form, and void"
2. empty - devoid of significance or point; "empty promises"; "a hollow victory"; "vacuous comments"
  hollow, vacuous
  meaningless, nonmeaningful having no meaning or direction or purpose; "a meaningless endeavor"; "a meaningless life"; "a verbose but meaningless explanation"
3. empty - emptied of emotion; "after the violent argument he felt empty"
  drained emptied or exhausted of (as by drawing off e.g. water or other liquid); "a drained marsh"; "a drained tank"; "a drained and apathetic old man...not caring any longer about anything"
4. empty - needing nourishment; "after skipped lunch the men were empty by suppertime"; "empty-bellied children"
  hungry feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food; "a world full of hungry people"
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