Definitions for vacateˈveɪ keɪt; esp. Brit. vəˈkeɪt, veɪ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vacate, resign, renounce, give up(verb)

    leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily

    "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"

  2. vacate, empty, abandon(verb)

    leave behind empty; move out of

    "You must vacate your office by tonight"

  3. revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate(verb)

    cancel officially

    "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"

Wiktionary

  1. vacate(Verb)

    To move out of a dwelling, either by choice or by eviction.

  2. vacate(Verb)

    To leave an office or position.

    He vacated his coaching position because of the corruption scandal.

  3. vacate(Verb)

    To have a court judgement set aside; to annul.

    The judge vacated the earlier decision when new evidence was presented.

  4. vacate(Verb)

    To leave an area, usually as a result of orders from public authorities in the event of a riot or natural disaster.

    If you do not immediately vacate the area, we will make you leave with tear gas!

  5. Origin: Latin vacare 'leave empty'.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vacate(verb)

    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

  2. Vacate(verb)

    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

  3. Vacate(verb)

    to defeat; to put an end to

  4. Origin: [L. vacare, vacatum, to be empty. See Vacant.]


Translations for vacate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • desalojar, evacuarSpanish
  • pois, evakko, erota, jättää virka, lähteä, mitätöidä, muuttaaFinnish
  • ख़ाली करनाHindi
  • vakuigarIdo
  • vacar, vagarPortuguese
  • освободить, освобождатьRussian

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