Definition of Blank space

1. Noun. A blank area. "Write your name in the space provided"

Exact synonyms: Place, Space
Generic synonyms: Area, Expanse, Surface Area
Specialized synonyms: Margin, Indent, Indentation, Indention, Indenture
Group relationships: Form
Derivative terms: Place

Lexicographical Neighbors of Blank Space

blank canvas
blank canvases
blank check
blank check company
blank checks
blank cheque
blank cheques
blank end
blank ends
blank out
blank shell
blank space (current term)
blank verse
blanket flower
blanket insulation
blanket jam
blanket lien
blanket liens
blanket loan

Literary usage of Blank space

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bradford's History "of Plimoth Plantation.": From the Original Manuscript by William Bradford, Massachusetts General Court, Massachusetts Office of the Secretary of State (1899)
"... On the lower part of a blank space which follows the word "by"is written: — // now belongs to the Bishop of London's Library at Fulham. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Executors and Administrators by Edward Vaughan Williams, Roland Lomax Vaughan Williams, Joseph Fitz Randolph, William Talcott (1895)
"On the question, whether the will was well executed, if there was a blank space between the conclusion of the will and the signature of the testator, ..."

3. A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English by J(ohn) Payne Collier (1866)
"In the 4to, 1590, a blank space was left for it on folio 311 b, and in some copies it has been partly supplied in writing of the time ; but the whole of it, ..."

4. The Lettering of an Athenian Mason by Stephen V. Tracy (1975)
"Each distinct unit is separated from every other by a blank space. Thus, in 6, a blank occurs after EL'ITEV and marks the beginning of the actual wording of ..."

5. Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon by Oregon Supreme Court (1920)
"Bills and Notes—Transfer of Note With blank space for Payee's Name. 5. ... Bills and Notes—Prima Facie Authority to Fill in blank space. 8. ..."

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