What does vacant mean?

Definitions for vacant
ˈveɪ kəntva·cant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vacant(adj)

    void of thought or knowledge

    "a vacant mind"

  2. vacant(adj)

    without an occupant or incumbent

    "the throne is never vacant"

GCIDE

  1. Vacant(a.)

    Not filled or occupied by an incumbent, possessor, or officer; unoccupied; as, a vacant throne; a vacant house; a vacant apartment; a vacant parish.

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. vacans, -antis, p. pr. of vacare to be empty, to be free or unoccupied, to have leisure, also vocare; akin to vacuus empty, and probably to E. void. Cf. Evacuate, Void, a.]

Wiktionary

  1. vacant(Adjective)

    Not occupied; empty.

    vacant lot

  2. vacant(Adjective)

    Showing no intelligence or interest.

    a vacant stare

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vacant(adj)

    deprived of contents; not filled; empty; as, a vacant room

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. vacans, -antis, p. pr. of vacare to be empty, to be free or unoccupied, to have leisure, also vocare; akin to vacuus empty, and probably to E. void. Cf. Evacuate, Void, a.]

  2. Vacant(adj)

    unengaged with business or care; unemployed; unoccupied; disengaged; free; as, vacant hours

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. vacans, -antis, p. pr. of vacare to be empty, to be free or unoccupied, to have leisure, also vocare; akin to vacuus empty, and probably to E. void. Cf. Evacuate, Void, a.]

  3. Vacant(adj)

    not filled or occupied by an incumbent, possessor, or officer; as, a vacant throne; a vacant parish

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. vacans, -antis, p. pr. of vacare to be empty, to be free or unoccupied, to have leisure, also vocare; akin to vacuus empty, and probably to E. void. Cf. Evacuate, Void, a.]

  4. Vacant(adj)

    empty of thought; thoughtless; not occupied with study or reflection; as, a vacant mind

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. vacans, -antis, p. pr. of vacare to be empty, to be free or unoccupied, to have leisure, also vocare; akin to vacuus empty, and probably to E. void. Cf. Evacuate, Void, a.]

  5. Vacant(adj)

    abandoned; having no heir, possessor, claimant, or occupier; as, a vacant estate

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. vacans, -antis, p. pr. of vacare to be empty, to be free or unoccupied, to have leisure, also vocare; akin to vacuus empty, and probably to E. void. Cf. Evacuate, Void, a.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vacant

    vā′kant, adj. empty: free: not occupied by an incumbent or possessor: not occupied with study, &c.: thoughtless, inane.—n. Vā′cancy, emptiness: idleness: empty space, void or gap between bodies: a situation unoccupied: (Shak.) unoccupied or leisure time.—adv. Vā′cantly.—v.t. Vacāte′, to leave empty: to quit possession of: (obs.) to annul, to make useless.—ns. Vacā′tion, a vacating or making void or invalid: freedom from, duty, &c.: recess: break in the sittings of law-courts: school and college holidays; Vacā′tionist, one travelling for pleasure.—adj. Vacā′tionless.—n. Vacā′tur, the act of annulling in law. [Fr.,—L. vacans, -antis, pr.p. of vacāre, -ātum, to be empty.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vacant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vacant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of vacant in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    If everyone starts preaching only that what they practice , then the entire chairs on the dais of the sermon or conference hall will remain vacant only.

  2. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev:

    If we imagine for a minute that Russia has given up this role (of arms seller), we well understand that this place will not stay vacant.

  3. Yutaka Okada:

    Popular areas will survive, but it would not be surprising if areas that are not so popular will have a lot of vacant houses and turn into slums.

  4. Rutgers University:

    If I’m a Ku Klux Klan member, and I’m going to burn a cross on a vacant lot, that’s a constitutionally protected right, you put that cross on my front yard, and you light it, that is not constitutionally protected. That’s harassment. It’s an exception to the First Amendment.

  5. Joe Biden:

    His low-energy, vacant-eyed mouthing of the words written for him condemning white supremacists this week I don't believe fooled anyone at home or abroad.

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