What does vacancy mean?

Definitions for vacancy
ˈveɪ kən siva·can·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vacancynoun

    being unoccupied

  2. void, vacancy, emptiness, vacuumnoun

    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. vacancynoun

    An unoccupied position or job.

  2. vacancynoun

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

  3. vacancynoun

    Empty space.

  4. vacancynoun

    Lack of intelligence or understanding.

  5. vacancynoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vacancynoun

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. vacance.]

  2. Vacancynoun

    that which is vacant

    Etymology: [Cf. F. vacance.]

  3. Vacancynoun

    empty space; vacuity; vacuum

    Etymology: [Cf. F. vacance.]

  4. Vacancynoun

    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. Vacancynoun

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. vacance.]

  6. Vacancynoun

    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.

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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. Kate Tulenko:

    Regarding canceling your reservations, many airlines and hotel chains are allowing cancellations and giving credit for future travel, due to the fact that many people are not traveling internationally, it is usually easy for a domestic hotel to fill the vacancy once you have canceled.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    Curiously, the same radicals who want to turn Democrats into the party of court-packing also badly wanted Judge Jackson for this vacancy. It’s a matter of record that this nominee was the anointed favorite of these fringe groups.

  4. David Blitzer:

    Home prices continue to rise and outpace both inflation and wage gains, while nationally, prices are recovering, new construction of single family homes remains very weak despite low vacancy rates among both renters and owner-occupied homes.

  5. John Cornyn:

    I'm sure John Cornyn's thinking about how long it takes to process a nomination, do the appropriate background checks, that sort of thing, maybe that's what John Cornyn's thinking. But we'll just have to wait and see. I assure you that if there's a vacancy, Senator( Mitch) McConnell and Senator Grassley will make that a priority.

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