Word forms: (present) empties the wastebasket, (past) emptied the wastebasket, (perfect) emptied the wastebasket, (progressive) emptying the wastebasket
(Hospitality (hotel): Housekeeping and maintenance) If you empty the wastebasket, you remove its contents and put them in the trash. ▶ wastebasket
⇒ Cleaners in this hotel empty wastebaskets, dust, and vacuum. ⇒ I cleaned the rooms and emptied the wastebaskets to get rid of the trash. ⇒ He was supposed to empty the wastebasket under the desk but it was full of trash.
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