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Adjective hollow has 4 senses
- hollow - not solid; having a space or gap or cavity; "a hollow wall"; "a hollow tree"; "hollow cheeks"; "his face became gaunter and more hollow with each year"
Antonyms: solid, massive, unhollowed
- false, hollow - deliberately deceptive; "hollow (or false) promises"; "false pretenses"
Antonym: sincere (indirect, via insincere)
- hollow - as if echoing in a hollow space; "the hollow sound of footsteps in the empty ballroom"
Antonyms: unreverberant, nonresonant (indirect, via reverberant)
- empty, hollow, vacuous - devoid of significance or point; "empty promises"; "a hollow victory"; "vacuous comments"
Antonym: meaningful (indirect, via meaningless)
Noun hollow has 3 senses
- hollow - a cavity or space in something; "hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks"
--1 is a kind of cavity, enclosed space
- hollow, holler - a small valley between mountains; "he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians"
--2 is a kind of valley, vale
--2 has particulars: dell, dingle
- hole, hollow - a depression hollowed out of solid matter
--3 is a kind of natural depression, depression
--3 has particulars:
Verb hollow has 2 senses
- excavate, dig, hollow - remove the inner part or the core of; "the mining company wants to excavate the hillsite"
--1 is one way to remove, take, take away, withdraw
Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something
- hollow, hollow out, core out - remove the interior of; "hollow out a tree trunk"
--2 is one way to empty
They hollow the trees