blank

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈblæŋk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/blæŋk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(blangk)


Inflections of 'blank' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
blanker
adj comparative
blankest
adj superlative
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blank

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. if you're not sure, leave it blank
  2. (just) leave it blank (for now)
  3. sent a blank [message, email] (by mistake)
  4. the message was blank
  5. [write, start] on a blank [page, sheet]
  6. a blank [sheet, piece] (of paper)
  7. a blank [DVD, CD, cassette, tape, VHS tape]
  8. [sign, date] in the blank space [provided, below]
  9. fill in the blank spaces
  10. [wrote, gave her] a blank check
  11. the [screen, TV] went blank (suddenly)
  12. my [mind, memory] (suddenly) went blank
  13. I went (completely) blank (when)
  14. there are blank [sections, spaces, pages] (reserved) for
  15. with a blank [look, expression] in her eyes
  16. with a blank [look] on her face
  17. gave me a blank look when I [asked, told] him
  18. was met with blank stares
  19. blank [stupidity, foolishness, lies]
n
  1. Fill in the blanks.
  2. There are blanks for your [name and address, birth date and birth location].
  3. Please fill in all the blanks.
  4. Have left some blanks on the [form, page].
  5. Please don't leave any blanks.
  6. have left too many blanks
  7. The [gun, rifle, pistol] was loaded with blanks.
  8. was [firing, shooting] blanks
  9. Don't worry, they're only blanks.
  10. I'm [having, drawing] a blank (on)
  11. drew a blank in the [case, investigation]
  12. My mind is a blank.
v
  1. blank out [text, the pain, a memory]
  2. blank (out) on the [answer, word]
  3. [totally, completely] blank (out) on the [answer]
  4. blanked out for a [second, moment]
  5. I [just] blanked out
additional examples
  1. Fill in the blanks.
  2. There are blanks for your [name and address, birth date and birth location].
  3. Please fill in all the blanks.
  4. Have left some blanks on the [form, page].
  5. Please don't leave any blanks.
  6. have left too many blanks
  7. The [gun, rifle, pistol] was loaded with blanks.
  8. was [firing, shooting] blanks
  9. Don't worry, they're only blanks.
  10. I'm [having, drawing] a blank (on)
  11. drew a blank in the [case, investigation]
  12. My mind is a blank.
  13. blank out [text, the pain, a memory]
  14. blank (out) on the [answer, word]
  15. [totally, completely] blank (out) on the [answer]
  16. blanked out for a [second, moment]
  17. I [just] blanked out
  18. if you're not sure, leave it blank
  19. (just) leave it blank (for now)
  20. sent a blank [message, email] (by mistake)
  21. the message was blank
  22. [write, start] on a blank [page, sheet]
  23. a blank [sheet, piece] (of paper)
  24. a blank [DVD, CD, cassette, tape, VHS tape]
  25. [sign, date] in the blank space [provided, below]
  26. fill in the blank spaces
  27. [wrote, gave her] a blank check
  28. the [screen, TV] went blank (suddenly)
  29. my [mind, memory] (suddenly) went blank
  30. I went (completely) blank (when)
  31. there are blank [sections, spaces, pages] (reserved) for
  32. with a blank [look, expression] in her eyes
  33. with a blank [look] on her face
  34. gave me a blank look when I [asked, told] him
  35. was met with blank stares
  36. blank [stupidity, foolishness, lies]
  37. refused point blank (to)
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