empty2 past tense and past participle emptied, present participle emptying, third person singular empties
1 also empty out [transitive]
to remove everything that is inside something:
Did you empty the dishwasher?
empty something onto/into something
Elinor emptied the contents of the envelope onto the table.
He emptied out the ashtray.
if a place empties, everyone leaves it:
The stores were closing, and the streets began to empty.
empty into somethingphrasal verb
The Mississippi River empties into the Gulf of Mexico.