[container, bottle, glass, plate, pockets] vide
→ He noticed that Eric's glass was empty.
→ empty cans of lager
→ an empty milk bottle
→ Petra pushed her empty plate to one side
[space, room, house, seat] vide
→ The room was bare and empty.
→ There was no reply; the house was empty
[street, area] désert (e)
→ The roads were nearly empty.
empty of vide de
→ The streets were empty of people
→ the beaches and roads are empty of summer traffic
to stand empty
[house, building] être vide
→ Entire blocks stand empty with boarded-up windows
→ no one should remain homeless while houses stand empty
on an empty stomach à jeun
→ I made the mistake of drinking wine on an empty stomach.
→ You should take this medicine on an empty stomach.