1. space, blank, character, grapheme, graphic symbol

usage: a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing; "he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet"

2. lacuna, blank, gap, crack

usage: a blank gap or missing part

3. blank, sheet, flat solid

usage: a piece of material ready to be made into something

4. blank, dummy, blank shell, cartridge

usage: a cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet


1. blank, prevent, keep

usage: keep the opposing (baseball) team from winning


1. blank, clean, white, empty (vs. full)

usage: (of a surface) not written or printed on; "blank pages"; "fill in the blank spaces"; "a clean page"; "wide white margins"

2. blank, vacuous, uncommunicative (vs. communicative), incommunicative

usage: void of expression; "a blank stare"

3. blank, unloaded (vs. loaded)

usage: not charged with a bullet; "a blank cartridge"

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