1. II
empty in some manner the tank (the cistern, the bath, etc.) empties slowly (gradually, rapidly, automatically, completely, etc.) бак и т.д. опорожняется медленно и т.д.; the theatre empties rapidly after the performance после спектакля театр быстро пустеет; empty at some time the stalls empty first сначала освобождается партер
2. III
empty smth. empty a cart (a car, a load, etc.) разгружать телегу и т.д.; empty the room (the building, the theatre, etc.) освобождать комнату и т.д.; empty a box (these closets, a drawer, etc.) опорожнять ящик и т.д.; I emptied my suitcase я вытащил /выложил, вынул/ все /все вещи/ из чемодана; empty the rubbish bin (the ashtray, etc.) высыпать /выбрасывать/ все из мусорного ведра и т.д.; empty a bucket выливать ведре; empty one's cup (one's glass) осушать /выпивать до дна/ чашу (рюмку); they have emptied the shop они опустошили весь магазин; the rain emptied the streets дождь разогнал прохожих с улицы, из-за дождя улицы опустели
3. XVI
1) empty into smth. the river (the brook, the stream, etc.) empties into a big lake (into the sea, into the Gulf of Mexico, into the Mediterranean, etc.) река и т.д. впадает в большое озеро и т.д.
2) empty in some time the tank (the cistern, the bath, etc.) empties in five (in ten, etc.) minutes бак и т.д. опорожняется за пять и т.д. минут /в течение пяти и т.д. минут/; the room (the hall, etc.) empties in three minutes комнату и т.д. освобождают /можно освободить/ за три минуты
empty oneself into smth. the river (the stream, etc.) empties itself into the sea река и т.д. впадает в море
5. XXI1
empty smth. out of /from/ smth. empty water out of a glass (out of a can, from a pail, etc.) выливать воду из стакана и т.д., empty the water out of one bucket into another переливать воду из одного ведра в другое; empty smth. into smth. empty the bottle into the jug перелить что-л. из бутылки в кувшин; empty the kettle into the sink вылить воду из чайника в раковину; empty the bag into the crate высыпать содержимое мешка в ящик; empty everything into another box выложить все в другой ящик; empty rubbish into the fire выбросить мусор в огонь; empty smth. of smth. empty one's pocket of its contents (the basket of the waste paper, the bag of rubbish, etc.) выложить все из кармана и т.д., вытряхнуть карман и т.д.; empty smth. in some time empty the hall in a few minutes (the room in an hour, the plane in less than a minute, etc.) освободить зал за несколько минут в т.д.; they emptied the building in six minutes через шесть минут они очистили здание
6. XXV
empty as soon as... (when.., etc.) the hall emptied as soon as the concert was over как только кончился концерт, зал опустел; the streets emptied when the rain began когда хлынул дождь, на улицах не осталось ни души

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • Empty — Emp ty (?; 215), a. [Compar. {Emptier}; superl. {Emptiest}.] [AS. emtig, [ae]mtig, [ae]metig, fr. [ae]mta, [ae]metta, quiet, leisure, rest; of uncertain origin; cf. G. emsig busy.] 1. Containing nothing; not holding or having anything within;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • empty — adj 1 Empty, vacant, blank, void, vacuous mean lacking the contents that could or should be present. Something is empty which has nothing in it; something is vacant which is without an occupant, incumbent, tenant, inmate, or the person or thing… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • empty — [emp′tē] adj. emptier, emptiest [ME emti & (with intrusive p ) empti < OE æmettig, unoccupied, lit., at leisure < æmetta, leisure (< æ , without + base of motan, to have to: see MUST1) + ig, Y2] 1. containing nothing; having nothing in… …   English World dictionary

  • empty — ► ADJECTIVE (emptier, emptiest) 1) containing nothing; not filled or occupied. 2) having no meaning or likelihood of fulfilment: an empty threat. 3) having no value or purpose. ► VERB (empties, emptied) …   English terms dictionary

  • empty — c.1200, from O.E. æmettig at leisure, not occupied, unmarried, from æmetta leisure, from æ not + metta, from motan to have (see MIGHT (Cf. might)). The p is a euphonic insertion. Sense evolution from at leisure to empty is paralleled in several… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Empty — Emp ty, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emptied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emptying}.] To deprive of the contents; to exhaust; to make void or destitute; to make vacant; to pour out; to discharge; as, to empty a vessel; to empty a well or a cistern. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • empty — [adj1] containing nothing abandoned, bare, barren, blank, clear, dead, deflated, depleted, desert, deserted, desolate, despoiled, destitute, devoid, dry, evacuated, exhausted, forsaken, godforsaken*, hollow, lacking, stark, unfilled, unfurnished …   New thesaurus

  • empty of — completely without (something) The arena was empty of spectators. The streets are now empty of traffic. • • • Main Entry: ↑empty …   Useful english dictionary

  • Empty — Emp ty, n.; pl. {Empties}. An empty box, crate, cask, etc.; used in commerce, esp. in transportation of freight; as, special rates for empties. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Empty — Emp ty, v. i. 1. To discharge itself; as, a river empties into the ocean. [1913 Webster] 2. To become empty. The chapel empties. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • empty — index barren, baseless, consume, deficient, deplete, devoid, diminish, dissipate (expend foolishly), evacuate …   Law dictionary

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