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Definitions of vacate

  1. To make vacant; set aside; annul; quit; leave. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To make vacant; to leave empty; to cease from filling or occupying; as, it was resolved by Parliament that James had vacated the throne of England; the tenant vacated the house. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To annul; to make void; to deprive of force; to make of no authority or validity; as, to vacate a commission or a charter; to vacate proceedings in a cause. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To defeat; to put an end to. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To make empty; give up the possession of; as, to vacate a house; to nullify or make void. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To leave empty: to quit possession of. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To give up a house, office, etc.; colloquially, to go a way. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. annul by recalling or rescinding; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. leave (a job, post, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  10. To annul; to make void; to make vacant; to quit possession of. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. To make empty; to withdraw from; to annul. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. Vacating. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. Vacated. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for vacate

  1. Murry did not often interfere with my sailing, and, therefore, I made no further objection to vacate the post of honour. – In the Yellow Sea by Henry Frith
  2. The statute governing the case provided that when any minister should resign his office and within one month afterwards accept another office in the ministry, he should not thereby vacate his seat. – George Brown by John Lewis
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