Definition of empt in English:

empt

(also emp, hemp, ent)

verb

British, Midlands English, US, Canadian
  • 1dialect with object To make (a vessel, receptacle, etc.) empty; to drain, remove the contents of. Frequently with of: to relieve of certain specified contents; (figurative) to cause to be rid of an attribute, characteristic, etc.

  • 2dialect, rare no object To become empty. In later use with out.

  • 3dialect with object To empty out (the contents of a vessel, receptacle, etc.); to pour out. In later use frequently with out.

Origin

Old English (in an earlier sense). Apparently shortened from empty.

Pronunciation

empt

/ɛm(p)t/