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Definition of void verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    void

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//vɔɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//vɔɪd//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they void
    BrE BrE//vɔɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//vɔɪd//
     
    he / she / it voids
    BrE BrE//vɔɪdz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//vɔɪdz//
     
    past simple voided
    BrE BrE//ˈvɔɪdɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɔɪdɪd//
     
    past participle voided
    BrE BrE//ˈvɔɪdɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɔɪdɪd//
     
    -ing form voiding
    BrE BrE//ˈvɔɪdɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɔɪdɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1void something (law) to state officially that something is no longer valid synonym invalidate, nullify
  2. 2void something (formal) to empty waste matter from the bladder or bowels
  3. Word Origin Middle English (in the sense ‘unoccupied’): from a dialect variant of Old French vuide; related to Latin vacare ‘vacate’; the verb partly a shortening of avoid, reinforced by Old French voider.
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