|—adj (foll by of)|
|1.||without contents; empty|
|2.||not legally binding: null and void|
|3.||(of an office, house, position, etc) without an incumbent; unoccupied|
|4.||destitute or devoid: void of resources|
|5.||having no effect; useless: all his efforts were rendered void|
|6.||(of a card suit or player) having no cards in a particular suit: his spades were void|
|7.||an empty space or area: the huge desert voids of Asia|
|8.||a feeling or condition of loneliness or deprivation: his divorce left him in a void|
|9.||a lack of any cards in one suit: to have a void in spades|
|10.||Also called: counter the inside area of a character of type, such as the inside of an o|
|11.||to make ineffective or invalid|
|12.||to empty (contents, etc) or make empty of contents|
|13.||(also intr) to discharge the contents of (the bowels or urinary bladder)|
|14.||archaic to vacate (a place, room, etc)|
|15.||obsolete to expel|
|[C13: from Old French vuide, from Vulgar Latin vocītus (unattested), from Latin vacuus empty, from vacāre to be empty]|
v. void·ed, void·ing, voids
To excrete body wastes. adj.
Containing no matter; empty.
see null and void.