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present tense
I/you/we/theyempty out
he/she/itempties out
present participleemptying out
past tenseemptied out
past participleemptied out

Related dictionary definitions

  1. 1
    [transitive] same as empty2 (sense 1)

    He was told to empty out his desk and leave.

  2. 2
    [transitive] same as empty2 (sense 2)

    She lifted the bag and emptied the contents out onto the bed.

    empty out of:

    He emptied his clothes out of the drawers.

  3. 3
    [intransitive] same as empty2 (sense 3)

    All the bars empty out at the same time.

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