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Pronunciation: (void), [key]
adj.
1. Law.having no legal force or effect; not legally binding or enforceable.
2. useless; ineffectual; vain.
3. devoid; destitute (usually fol. by of): a life void of meaning.
4. without contents; empty.
5. without an incumbent, as an office.
6. Math.(of a set) empty.
7. (in cards) having no cards in a suit.

n.
1. an empty space; emptiness: He disappeared into the void.
2. something experienced as a loss or privation: His death left a great void in her life.
3. a gap or opening, as in a wall.
4. a vacancy; vacuum.
5. Typography.counter3 (def. 10).
6. (in cards) lack of cards in a suit: a void in clubs.

v.t.
1. to make ineffectual; invalidate; nullify: to void a check.
2. to empty; discharge; evacuate: to void excrement.
3. to clear or empty (often fol. by of): to void a chamber of occupants.
4. Archaic.to depart from; vacate.

v.i.
to defecate or urinate.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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