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See definition of emptying on Dictionary.com
  • as indischarge
  • as indischarge
  • as inevacuation

synonyms for emptying

  • unburdening
  • emission
  • flow
  • seepage
  • elimination
  • excretion
  • exudation
  • ooze
  • pus
  • secretion
  • shower
  • suppuration
  • vent
  • voiding
  • expulsion
  • clearing
  • discharge
  • draining

antonyms for emptying

MOST RELEVANT
  • assignment
  • damming
  • delegation
  • employment
  • engagement
  • hiring
  • hold
  • imprisonment
  • incarceration
  • indebtedness
  • keep
  • loading
  • owing
  • retention
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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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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO EMPTYING

    • emptying
    • unburdening
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