void


void
I UK [vɔɪd] / US noun [singular] formal
1) a situation in which something important that is usually present is no longer there
fill the void:

It will be difficult to fill the void left by his departure.

2) the sad feeling caused by the loss of someone or something that you love

Her husband's death left a terrible void.

3) an extremely large empty space

The sea stretched before him like an endless void.


II UK [vɔɪd] / US adjective
1) legal no longer legal or effective

The court declared the contract void.

See:
2) formal empty, or without something, especially something that is usually present
void of:

Her performance was void of any real intensity.


III UK [vɔɪd] / US verb [transitive]
Word forms "void":
present tense I/you/we/they void he/she/it voids present participle voiding past tense voided past participle voided
1) legal to make something no longer legal or effective
2) medical to pass liquid or solid matter out of your body

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