What does vacancy mean?

Definitions for vacancy
ˈveɪ kən siva·can·cy

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word vacancy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vacancy(noun)

    being unoccupied

  2. void, vacancy, emptiness, vacuum(noun)

    an empty area or space

    "the huge desert voids"; "the emptiness of outer space"; "without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum"

Wiktionary

  1. vacancy(Noun)

    An unoccupied position or job.

  2. vacancy(Noun)

    An available room in a hotel; guest house, etc.

  3. vacancy(Noun)

    Empty space.

  4. vacancy(Noun)

    Lack of intelligence or understanding.

  5. vacancy(Noun)

    A defect in a crystal caused by the absence of an atom in a lattice

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vacancy(noun)

    the quality or state of being vacant; emptiness; hence, freedom from employment; intermission; leisure; idleness; listlessness

    Etymology: [Cf. F. vacance.]

  2. Vacancy(noun)

    that which is vacant

    Etymology: [Cf. F. vacance.]

  3. Vacancy(noun)

    empty space; vacuity; vacuum

    Etymology: [Cf. F. vacance.]

  4. Vacancy(noun)

    an open or unoccupied space between bodies or things; an interruption of continuity; chasm; gap; as, a vacancy between buildings; a vacancy between sentences or thoughts

    Etymology: [Cf. F. vacance.]

  5. Vacancy(noun)

    unemployed time; interval of leisure; time of intermission; vacation

    Etymology: [Cf. F. vacance.]

  6. Vacancy(noun)

    a place or post unfilled; an unoccupied office; as, a vacancy in the senate, in a school, etc

    Etymology: [Cf. F. vacance.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. vacancy

    The state of an office or commission to which no one is appointed.

How to pronounce vacancy?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say vacancy in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vacancy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vacancy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of vacancy in a Sentence

  1. Patrick Leahy:

    The fact is, when you elect a president, you have to assume a Supreme Court vacancy, he is going to make the nomination, and it would be a sheer dereliction of duty for the Senate not to have a hearing, not to have a vote.

  2. Sir B. Brodie:

    The failure of the mind in old age is often less the results of natural decay, than of disuse. Ambition has ceased to operate; contentment bring indolence, and indolence decay of mental power, ennui, and sometimes death. Men have been known to die, literally speaking, of disease induced by intellectual vacancy.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    You have to go back to 1880 to find the last time a Senate controlled by a party different from the president filled a vacancy on Supreme Court that was created in the middle of a presidential election year, that's been the history.

  4. Mat Oakley:

    The markets across Europe are pretty tight in terms of vacancy rates and lenders are so risk averse in terms of speculative office development that a bank would have to do a pre-let (commit to rent a property before it has been built), or buy a site.

  5. Doug Ducey:

    The governor is hopeful that Jon Kyl will continue to serve in the appointed Senate seat through 2020, at this point we would not speculate on a vacancy that does not exist.

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