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synonyms for emptying

  • clear
  • consume
  • deplete
  • discharge
  • drain
  • drink
  • dump
  • escape
  • evacuate
  • exhaust
  • gut
  • leak
  • purge
  • run out
  • unload
  • vacate
  • decant
  • disgorge
  • ebb
  • eject
  • expel
  • leave
  • release
  • tap
  • unburden
  • void
  • flow out
  • make void
  • pour out
  • rush out
  • use up
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antonyms for emptying

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  • fill
  • hold
  • keep
  • load
  • maintain
  • occupy
  • allow
  • permit
  • take in
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How to use emptying in a sentence

Well, youth; be of good cheer—He, who has little, has little to lose; and a soldier's pocket is seldom much lighter for emptying.
THE BATTLE OF HEXHAM;GEORGE COLMAN
"We're using up our reserve supply," said Clip, while they were emptying the canteens into the tanks.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
It skirts the base of some low hills and flows nearly south in emptying into the Kanawha.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
So from thence home, where my house of office was emptying, and I find they will do, it with much more cleanness than I expected.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
It has emptying into it several small rivers navigable for 100 miles and upward.
THE EXPEDITIONS OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE, VOLUME II (OF 3)ELLIOTT COUES
The emperor was very much pleased, and emptying the man's basket of its figs, he ordered it to be filled with gold coins.
HEBRAIC LITERATURE; TRANSLATIONS FROM THE TALMUD, MIDRASHIM AND KABBALAVARIOUS
A small pinnace was built and placed in Monumet river, emptying into Buzzard's Bay.
WILLIAM BRADFORD OF PLYMOUTHALBERT HALE PLUMB
Joan cut loose at the disturbers of this peace, emptying the revolver quickly, but without effect.
THE FLOCKMASTER OF POISON CREEKGEORGE W. OGDEN
The electric pumps were not long in emptying the ballast tanks.
BOY SCOUTS IN THE NORTH SEAG. HARVEY RALPHSON
He has small chance of emptying them while he is on the earth.
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EMPTYING

  • disburdening
  • emptying
  • unburdening
  • unlading
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