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void (adj.)

c. 1300, "unoccupied, vacant," from Anglo-French and Old French voide, viude "empty, vast, wide, hollow, waste, uncultivated, fallow," as a noun, "opening, hole; loss," from Latin vocivos "unoccupied, vacant," related to vacare "be empty," from PIE *wak-, extended form of root *eue- "to leave, abandon, give out." Meaning "lacking or wanting" (something) is recorded from early 15c. Meaning "legally invalid, without legal efficacy" is attested from mid-15c.

void (n.)

1610s, "unfilled space, gap," from void (adj.). Meaning "absolute empty space, vacuum" is from 1727.

void (v.)

"to clear" (some place, of something), c. 1300, from Anglo-French voider, Old French vuider "to empty, drain; to abandon, evacuate," from voide (see void (adj.)); meaning "to deprive (something) of legal validity" is attested from early 14c. Related: Voided; voiding.

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Definitions of void
1
void (v.)
declare invalid;
void a plea
Synonyms: invalidate / annul / quash / avoid / nullify
void (v.)
clear (a room, house, place) of occupants or empty or clear (a place or receptacle) of something;
The chemist voided the glass bottle
The concert hall was voided of the audience
void (v.)
take away the legal force of or render ineffective;
Synonyms: invalidate / vitiate
void (v.)
excrete or discharge from the body;
Synonyms: evacuate / empty
2
void (n.)
the state of nonexistence;
void (n.)
an empty area or space;
the huge desert voids
Synonyms: vacancy / emptiness / vacuum
3
void (adj.)
lacking any legal or binding force;
null and void
Synonyms: null
void (adj.)
containing nothing;
the earth was without form, and void
From wordnet.princeton.edu