void ( voids plural & 3rd person present) ( voiding present participle) ( voided past tense & past participle )
1 n-count If you describe a situation or a feeling as a void, you mean that it seems empty because there is nothing interesting or worthwhile about it.
His death has left a void in the cricketing world which can never be filled.
2 n-count You can describe a large or frightening space as a void.
He stared into the dark void where the battle had been fought...
3 adj Something that is void or null and void is officially considered to have no value or authority.
The original elections were declared void by the former military ruler..., The agreement will be considered null and void.
4 adj If you are void of something, you do not have any of it.
FORMAL v-link ADJ of n
He rose, his face void of emotion as he walked towards the door...
5 verb To void something means to officially say that it is not valid.
FORMAL The Supreme Court threw out the confession and voided his conviction for murder. V n
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