disappear, vanish, go away(verb)
get lost, as without warning or explanation
"He disappeared without a trace"
vanish, disappear, go away(verb)
become invisible or unnoticeable
"The effect vanished when day broke"
fly, fell, vanish(verb)
pass away rapidly
"Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him"
cease to exist
"An entire civilization vanished"
vanish, fly, vaporize(verb)
decrease rapidly and disappear
"the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized"
To become invisible or to move out of view unnoticed.
To become equal to zero.
The function f(x)=x^2 vanishes at x=0.
to pass from a visible to an invisible state; to go out of sight; to disappear; to fade; as, vapor vanishes from the sight by being dissipated; a ship vanishes from the sight of spectators on land
to be annihilated or lost; to pass away
the brief terminal part of vowel or vocal element, differing more or less in quality from the main part; as, a as in ale ordinarily ends with a vanish of i as in ill, o as in old with a vanish of oo as in foot
Origin: [OE. vanissen, OF. vanir (in comp.): cf. OF. envanir, esvanir, esvanur, F. s'vanouir; fr. L. vanus empty, vain; cf. L. vanescere, evanescere, to vanish. See Vain, and cf. Evanescent,-ish.]
Vanish may refer to either of two unrelated brands, one by S.C. Johnson and one by Reckitt Benckiser.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
van′ish, v.i. to pass away from a place, leaving it vacant or empty: to disappear: to be annihilated or lost: (math.) to become zero: (Shak.) to exhale.—n. Van′isher.—adv. Van′ishingly.—n. Van′ishment.—Vanishing point, the point of disappearance of anything. [Through Fr. from L. vanescĕre, to pass away—vanus, empty.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'vanish' in Verbs Frequency: #832
The numerical value of vanish in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of vanish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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- знікнуць, знікацьBelarusian
- zmizet, nulovat seCzech
- vergehen, sich verflüchtigen, verschwindenGerman
- desvanecerse, desaparecer, anularseSpanish
- kaduma, haihtuma, hääbumaEstonian
- kadota, hävitäFinnish
- s'annuler, s'évanouir, disparaîtreFrench
- անհետանալ, կորչել, չքանալArmenian
- svanire, sparireItalian
- vanesco, aufugio, evanescoLatin
- fordufte, forsvinneNorwegian
- forsvinne, forsvinnaNorwegian Nynorsk
- zniknąć, znikaćPolish
- desaparecer, [[anular]]-[[se]], esvair, sumirPortuguese
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