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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Void


VOID, adjective [Latin viduus, divido. Gr.]

1. Empty; vacant; not occupied with any visible matter; as a void space or place. 1 Kings 22:10.

2. Empty; without inhabitants or furniture. Genesis 1:2.

3. Having no legal or binding force; null; not effectual to bind parties, or to convey or support a right; not sufficient to produce its effect. Thus a deed not duly signed and sealed, is void A fraudulent contract is void or may be rendered void

My word shall not return to me void but it shall accomplish that which I please. Isaiah 55:11.

I will make void the counsel of Judah and Jerusalem in this place. Jeremiah 19:7.

4. Free; clear; as a conscience void of offense. Acts 24:16.

5. Destitute; as void of learning; void of reason or common sense.

He that is void of wisdom, despiseth his neighbor.

Proverbs 11:12.

6. Unsupplied; vacant; unoccupied; having no incumbent.

Divers offices that had been long void

7. Unsubstantial; vain.

Lifeless idol, void and vain.

VOID space, in physics, a vacuum.

1. To make void; to violate; to transgress.

They have made void thy law. Psalms 119:126.

2. To render useless or of no effect. Romans 4:14.

VOID, noun An empty space; a vacuum.

Pride, where wit falls, steps in to our defense, and fills up all the mighty void of sense.

Th' illimitable void

VOID, verb transitive

1. To quit; to leave.

Bid them come down, or void the field.

2. To emit; to send out; to evacuate; as, to void excrementitious matter; to void worms.

3. To vacate; to annul; to nullify; to render of no validity or effect.

It had become a practice - to void the security given for money borrowed.

4. To make or leave vacant.

VOID, verb intransitive To be emitted or evacuated.