Definitions of blank

  1. To make void; to annul.
  2. To blanch; to make blank; to damp the spirits of; to dispirit or confuse.
  3. To make pale, and so confound.
  4. To make or render blank. Pointblank, see under Point.
  5. To make void or empty; to confuse; to efface or rub off.
  6. a cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet
  7. a piece of material ready to be made into something
  8. a substitute for a taboo word; " I hit the blank blank car"
  9. Any void space; a void space on paper, or in any written instrument; an interval void of consciousness, action, result, etc; a void.
  10. A lot by which nothing is gained; a ticket in a lottery on which no prize is indicated.
  11. A paper containing the substance of a legal instrument, as a deed, release, writ, or execution, with spaces left to be filled with names, date, descriptions, etc.
  12. The point aimed at in a target, marked with a white spot; hence, the object to which anything is directed.
  13. Aim; shot; range.
  14. A kind of base silver money, first coined in England by Henry V., and worth about 8 pence; also, a French coin of the seventeenth century, worth about 4 pence.
  15. A piece of metal prepared to be made into something by a further operation, as a coin, screw, nuts.
  16. A paper unwritten; a paper without marks or characters a blank ballot; - especially, a paper on which are to be inserted designated items of information, for which spaces are left vacant; a bland form.
  17. A piece or division of a piece, without spots; as, the double blank; the six blank.
  18. Any empty space; an unfilled space in a written or printed document; a lottery ticket which fails to draw a prize; disk of metal before it is stamped.
  19. Blankness.
  20. A paper without writing: a ticket having no mark, and therefore valueless: an empty space.
  21. An unwritten paper; an empty space.
  22. A blank paper, or one with blank spaces.
  23. A vacant space.
  24. A lottery - ticket which draws no prize; a disappointing result.
  25. A paper unwritten upon or not filled in; a ticket in a lottery which draws no prize; any void space; a white point to aim at in the centre of a target; aim.
  26. A void; any empty space; paper unwritten on or without marks; a ticket without value.
  27. Blankly.
  28. void of expression; " a blank stare"
  29. not charged with a bullet; " a blank cartridge"
  30. keep the opposing ( baseball) team from winning
  31. Of a white or pale color; without color.
  32. Utterly confounded or discomfited.
  33. Empty; void; without result; fruitless; as, a blank space; a blank day.
  34. Lacking characteristics which give variety; as, a blank desert; a blank wall; destitute of interests, affections, hopes, etc.; as, to live a blank existence; destitute of sensations; as, blank unconsciousness.
  35. Lacking animation and intelligence, or their associated characteristics, as expression of face, look, etc.; expressionless; vacant.
  36. Free from writing, printing, or marks; having an empty space to be filled in with some special writing; - said of checks, official documents, etc.; as, blank paper; a blank check; a blank ballot.
  37. Without writing or marks, as in white paper: empty: vacant, confused: in poetry, not having rhyme.
  38. White; free from writing or marks; void of expression; without rime.
  39. Free from writing or print; white; empty; void; unsigned.
  40. Without rime; as, blank verse.
  41. Disconcerted; confused.
  42. Utter; downright.
  43. White or pale: not written upon or marked; void; empty; confused; dispirited; dejected; pure.
  44. Denoting an unwritten ticket, or one not obtaining a prize; empty; void; confused; confounded; in verse, without rhyme.
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