Definitions of vacation

  1. leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure; "we get two weeks of vacation every summer"; "we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act of vacating; a making void or of no force; as, the vacation of an office or a charter. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Intermission of a stated employment, procedure, or office; a period of intermission; rest; leisure. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Intermission of judicial proceedings; the space of time between the end of one term and the beginning of the next; nonterm; recess. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The intermission of the regular studies and exercises of an educational institution between terms; holidays; as, the spring vacation. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The time when an office is vacant; esp. (Eccl.), the time when a see, or other spiritual dignity, is vacant. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The act of making empty or leaving without an occupant; a making void; a short or long interruption in work or business; as, he took only a day's vacation; a period of leisure or rest; a holiday. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. A vacating or making void, or invalid: freedom from duty, etc.: recess: break in the sittings of law-courts: school and college holidays. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Act of vacating; intermission of duty; recess. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. An intermission; period of recreation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Act of making void; intermission of a stated employment; intermission of judicial proceedings; the recess between one term and another; the intermission of regular studies and exercises of a college or seminary; the time when a see or other spiritual dignity is vacant; leisure. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. Act of making void; the intermission of judicial proceedings; interruption for a time of regular studies at a college or school; intermission of any stated employment. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for vacation

  1. I confess I'm hungry for a message from the outside world; and during the school vacation we can get away once in a while to enjoy ourselves." – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  2. He wants me to go West for a vacation – The Story of Wool by Sara Ware Bassett