Definitions for vanishˈvæn ɪʃ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to disappear quickly from sight; become invisible.
to go away, esp. furtively:
The thief vanished in the night.
to come to an end.
(of a number, quantity, or function) to become zero.
(v.t.)to cause to disappear.
* Syn: See disappear.
Origin of vanish:
1275–1325; ME < MF evaniss-, long s. of e(s)vanir蠐 L ēvānēscere= ē- e - +vānēscere to pass away (vān(us)vain+-ēscere -esce )
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to disappear suddenly
He was there, and then he vanished.
to become rapidly smaller
the vanishing polar ice caps
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
Translations for vanish
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to become no longer visible, especially suddenly
The ship vanished over the horizon; Our hopes suddenly vanished.
- يَخْتَفي، يَتَوارىArabic
- desaparecerPortuguese (BR)
- desvanecerse, desaparecerSpanish
- ناپدید شدنFarsi
- लुप्त होनाHindi
- nestati, iščeznutiCroatian
- svanire, scomparireItalian
- (특히 갑자기 시야에서) 사라지다, 보이지 않게 되다Korean
- dingti, išnyktiLithuanian
- pazust; izgaistLatvian
- a dispăreaRomanian
- gözden kaybolmakTurkish
- 突然消失Chinese (Trad.)
- зникати, щезатиUkrainian
- غائب ہوجاناUrdu
- biến mấtVietnamese
- 突然消失Chinese (Simp.)
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