Definitions of vacancy

  1. being unoccupied Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The quality or state of being vacant; emptiness; hence, freedom from employment; intermission; leisure; idleness; listlessness. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. That which is vacant. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Empty space; vacuity; vacuum. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. An open or unoccupied space between bodies or things; an interruption of continuity; chasm; gap; as, a vacancy between buildings; a vacancy between sentences or thoughts. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Unemployed time; interval of leisure; time of intermission; vacation. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Emptiness: leisure: that which is vacant or unoccupied: emptiness of thought: empty space: void or gap between bodies: a situation unoccupied. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Emptiness; empty space; a void or gap; unoccupied situation; leisure. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. Emptiness; empty space; a gap. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Emptiness; empty space; void space between two bodies; want of the regular officer, to officiate in a place; time of leisure; intermission of business; listlessness; a place or office not occupied. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. That which is vacant; empty space; time of leisure; situation or office unfilled; the time during which a place or situation remains unfilled; listlessness; emptiness of thought. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. VACANTLY. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for vacancy

  1. Further they must have a throne and throne room, but unlike the secular princes of Rome who are entitled to the same privilege, their thrones are turned towards the wall, and are only reversed during a vacancy of the Holy See, when they may be used by their owners, who, for the time, become sovereigns and rulers of the Church. – Rome by Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker Hope Malleson
  2. They seemed at first fixed on vacancy then they moved slowly around. – A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas