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.]
British National Corpus
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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Patience and perserverence have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
They will bring the work in house and the subcontracting jobs will vanish -- that's really a concern for our members.
We seem but to linger in manhood to tell the dreams of our childhood, and they vanish out of memory ere we learn the language.
The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed there is no winter and no night all tragedies, all ennuis, vanish,-all duties even.
If you seek yourself,...you rob the lens of its transparency.... You will know life and be acknowledged by it according to your degree of transparency, your capacity, that is, to vanish as an end, and remain purely as a means.
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Translations for vanish
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- 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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