empty

英 [ˈempti]

美 [ˈempti]

adj.  空的; 空洞的; 说话不算数的; 无诚意的; 空虚的; 无意义的; 无目的的
v.  倒空; 腾空; 掏空; 变空; 把…移出,把…腾出(置于别处)
n.  空车; 空的东西

过去分词:emptied 过去式:emptied 现在分词:emptying 第三人称单数:empties 复数:empties 比较级:emptier 最高级:emptiest 

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#牛津词典回顶部

 adj.

  • 空的
    with no people or things inside
    1. an empty box/glass
      空盒 / 杯
    2. empty hands (= not holding anything)
      空手
    3. an empty plate (= with no food on it)
      空盘子
    4. The theatre was half empty .
      剧场只坐了一半观众。
    5. an empty house/room/bus
      空着的房子 / 房间 / 公共汽车
    6. Is this an empty chair (= not one that another person will be using) ?
      这张椅子没人坐吗?
    7. The house had been standing empty (= without people living in it) for some time.
      这房子已经有一段时间没住人了。
    8. It's not good to drink alcohol on an empty stomach (= without having eaten something) .
      空腹喝酒不好。
    9. The room was empty of furniture.
      房间里什么家具都没有。
  • 空洞的;说话不算数的;无诚意的
    with no meaning; not meaning what is said
    1. empty words
      空话
    2. an empty promise
      兑现不了的承诺
    3. an empty gesture aimed at pleasing the crowds
      旨在取悦观众的装腔作势
  • 空虚的;无意义的;无目的的
    unhappy because life does not seem to have a purpose, usually after sth sad has happened
    1. Three months after his death, she still felt empty.
      他死后三个月她仍然感到心里很空虚。
    2. My life seems empty without you.
      没有你,我的生活似乎就没有了意义。
  • 没有;缺乏;无
    without a quality that you would expect to be there
    1. words that were empty of meaning
      无意义的话

 verb

  • 倒空;腾空;掏空
    to remove everything that is in a container, etc.
    1. I emptied out my pockets but could not find my keys.
      我把口袋里的东西都掏了出来,仍然找不到我的钥匙。
    2. She emptied the water out of the vase.
      她把水从花瓶里倒了出来。
    3. He emptied his glass and asked for a refill.
      他喝了一杯,又要求再斟满一杯。
    4. He emptied the ashtrays, washed the glasses and went to bed.
      他倒掉烟灰缸里的灰,洗完杯子就上床睡觉了。
    5. The room had been emptied of all furniture.
      屋里所有的家具都搬走了。
    6. She emptied her mind of all thoughts of home.
      她打消了想家的所有念头。
  • 变空
    to become empty
    1. The tank empties out in five minutes.
      大容器里的液体五分钟就流干了。
    2. The streets soon emptied when the rain started.
      雨下起来时街上很快便空无一人。
  • 把…移出,把…腾出(置于别处)
    to take out the contents of sth and put them somewhere else
    1. She emptied the contents of her bag onto the table.
      她把包里的东西全倒在了桌子上。
    2. Many factories emptied their waste into the river.
      许多工厂都将污水排进了这条河里。
  • (把…)撤出,撤离;撤空
    to make sure that everyone leaves a room, building, etc.
    1. Police had instructions to empty the building because of a bomb threat.
      由于炸弹的威胁,警方奉命将人撤离这栋大楼。
  • 流入;涌进
    to flow or move out from one place to another
    1. The Rhine empties into the North Sea.
      莱茵河注入北海。
    2. Fans emptied out onto the streets after the concert.
      音乐会结束后,乐迷涌到大街上。

#柯林斯词典回顶部

  • ADJ-GRADED 空的
    An empty place, vehicle, or container is one that has no people or things in it.
    1. The room was bare and empty.
      房间空荡荡的。
    2. ...empty cans of lager...
      空的窖藏啤酒罐
    3. The roads were nearly empty of traffic.
      马路上几乎没有车。
  • ADJ (威胁、关系等)空洞的,无意义的,无效的
    An empty gesture, threat, or relationship has no real value or meaning.
    1. His father threatened to throw him out, but he knew it was an empty threat.
      他父亲威胁要把他赶出去,但他知道那只不过是吓吓他罢了。
    2. ...to ensure the event is not perceived as an empty gesture.
      确保这一活动不被看作只是一种空洞的姿态
  • ADJ-GRADED (生活或某段时间)空虚的,枯燥无味的
    If you describe a person's life or a period of time as empty, you mean that nothing interesting or valuable happens in it.
    1. My life was very hectic but empty before I met him.
      在遇到他之前,我的生活非常繁忙却很空虚。
  • ADJ-GRADED (感觉)空虚的,无力的
    If you feel empty, you feel unhappy and have no energy, usually because you are very tired or have just experienced something upsetting.
    1. I felt empty and hollow; defeated...
      我感觉空虚无聊,充满挫败感。
    2. I feel so empty, my life just doesn't seem worth living any more.
      我觉得非常空虚,生活似乎根本不值得继续下去。
  • VERB 清空;把…倒空
    If you empty a container, or empty something out of it, you remove its contents, especially by tipping it up.
    1. I emptied the ashtray...
      我把烟灰缸倒空了。
    2. Empty the noodles and liquid into a serving bowl...
      把汤面倒进上菜用的碗中。
    3. He emptied the contents out into the palm of his hand.
      他把东西都倒在手心里。
  • V-ERG (使)(房间、场地等)变空;清空
    If someone empties a room or place, or if it empties, everyone that is in it goes away.
    1. The stadium emptied at the end of the first day of athletics.
      首日比赛结束后,体育场空无一人。
    2. ...a woman who could empty a pub full of drunks just by lifting one fist.
      只要举起一只拳头就能把一酒吧的醉鬼全部赶跑的女人
  • VERB (河流或运河)流入,注入
    A river or canal that empties into a lake, river, or sea flows into it.
    1. The Washougal empties into the Columbia River near Portland.
      沃舒格尔河在波特兰附近注入哥伦比亚河。
  • 空瓶;空容器
    Empties are bottles or containers which no longer have anything in them.

    #英英释义回顶部

     noun

    • a container that has been emptied
      1. return all empties to the store

     verb

    • excrete or discharge from the body
        Synonym: evacuatevoid
      1. become empty or void of its content
        1. The room emptied
        Synonym: discharge
      2. make void or empty of contents
        1. Empty the box
        2. The alarm emptied the building
      3. remove
        1. Empty the water
      4. leave behind empty
        1. You must vacate your office by tonight
        Synonym: vacateabandon

       adj

      • holding or containing nothing
        1. an empty glass
        2. an empty room
        3. full of empty seats
        4. empty hours
      • emptied of emotion
        1. after the violent argument he felt empty
      • needing nourishment
        1. after skipped lunch the men were empty by suppertime
        2. empty-bellied children
        Synonym: empty-bellied
      • devoid of significance or point
        1. empty promises
        2. a hollow victory
        3. vacuous comments
        Synonym: hollowvacuous

      #双语例句回顶部

      • The room was empty apart from one man seated beside the fire
        除了有个男人坐在火炉边,房间里空荡荡的。
      • He pointed at the empty bottle and the waitress quickly replaced it
        他指了指空瓶子,女服务员立即重新拿了一瓶。
      • There were two empty beer bottles on the table
        桌子上有两个空啤酒瓶。
      • Andrew crushed his empty can
        安德鲁把他的空罐子捏扁了。
      • The room was bare and empty.
        房间空荡荡的。
      • The roads were nearly empty of traffic.
        马路上几乎没有车。
      • His father threatened to throw him out, but he knew it was an empty threat.
        他父亲威胁要把他赶出去,但他知道那只不过是吓吓他罢了。
      • My life was very hectic but empty before I met him.
        在遇到他之前,我的生活非常繁忙却很空虚。
      • I felt empty and hollow; defeated
        我感觉空虚无聊,充满挫败感。
      • I feel so empty, my life just doesn't seem worth living any more.
        我觉得非常空虚,生活似乎根本不值得继续下去。
      • I emptied the ashtray
        我把烟灰缸倒空了。
      • Empty the noodles and liquid into a serving bowl
        把汤面倒进上菜用的碗中。
      • He emptied the contents out into the palm of his hand.
        他把东西都倒在手心里。
      • The stadium emptied at the end of the first day of athletics.
        首日比赛结束后,体育场空无一人。
      • The Washougal empties into the Columbia River near Portland.
        沃舒格尔河在波特兰附近注入哥伦比亚河。
      • The granaries containing last year's harvest are nearly empty.
        贮存去年收割的粮食的谷仓几乎空了。
      • She showed him around the ground floor of the empty house
        她带他参观了这处空房子的底楼。
      • His refrigerator frequently looked half empty
        他的冰箱里经常半空着。
      • Children clutching empty bowls form a line
        紧紧抓着空碗的孩子们排成一队。
      • The beach was nearly empty
        海滩差不多空无一人了。
      • Her parting words left him feeling empty and alone.
        她分手时说的话让他感觉空虚孤独。
      • He walked back to the table and sat at the nearest of two empty places
        他走回到桌旁,在两个空位子中挑了一个就近的坐下。
      • Farmers threw eggs and empty bottles at police, who replied with tear gas
        农民向警察扔鸡蛋和空瓶子,警察则以催泪弹回击。
      • He looked cautiously through a half-inch space between the curtains and saw an empty bedroom
        他小心翼翼地透过窗帘上的一条半英寸的缝隙望去,看见了一个空荡荡的卧室。
      • We were given an office in the empty west wing.
        给我们在空置的大楼西翼分了一间办公室。
      • He tilted the car ( up) to empty it.
        他把小车倾侧倒空。
      • The wine bottle is empty.
        酒瓶干了。
      • There's only an empty envelope with nothing in it.
        光剩了个空信封,里头没有信瓤儿。
      • The stomach is empty.
        肚子瘪了。
      • The room was nearly empty of furniture.
        这房间里空荡荡的,几乎没有家具。