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Definition of "void" []

  • Containing no matter; empty. (adjective)
  • Not occupied; unfilled. (adjective)
  • Completely lacking; devoid: void of understanding. See Synonyms at empty. (adjective)
  • Ineffective; useless. (adjective)
  • Having no legal force or validity; null: a contract rendered void. (adjective)
  • Without contents; empty (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Not legally binding (adjective)
  • (of an office, house, position, etc) without an incumbent; unoccupied (adjective)
  • Destitute or devoid (adjective)
  • Having no effect; useless (adjective)
  • (of a card suit or player) having no cards in a particular suit (adjective)
  • An empty space or area (noun)
  • A feeling or condition of loneliness or deprivation (noun)
  • A lack of any cards in one suit (noun)
  • The inside area of a character of type, such as the inside of an o (noun)
  • To make ineffective or invalid (verb)
  • To empty (contents, etc) or make empty of contents (verb)
  • To discharge the contents of (the bowels or urinary bladder) (verb)
  • To vacate (a place, room, etc) (verb)
  • To expel (verb)

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Use "void" in a sentence
  • "CoreText 0x9518ed83 TDescriptorSource:: CopyDescriptorForRequest (__CFDictionary const*, __CFSet const*, long (*) (void const*, void const*, void*), void*, unsigned long) const"
  • "CoreText 0x9517aef7 TDescriptorSource:: CopyDescriptorsForRequest (__CFDictionary const*, __CFSet const*, long (*) (void const*, void const*, void*), void*, unsigned long) const"
  • "In the second variant I have shown here the error is: commander. cc: In function 'void begin_collect_data (GtkObject*)': commander. cc: 92: error: invalid cast from type 'void*' to type 'drawing_area' which is really no surprise because I am trying to cast a pointer to a non-pointer."