What does vacate mean?

Definitions for vacate
ˈveɪ keɪt; esp. Brit. vəˈkeɪt, veɪ-va·cate

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vacate, resign, renounce, give up(verb)

    leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily

    "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"

  2. vacate, empty, abandon(verb)

    leave behind empty; move out of

    "You must vacate your office by tonight"

  3. revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate(verb)

    cancel officially

    "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"

Wiktionary

  1. vacate(Verb)

    To move out of a dwelling, either by choice or by eviction.

    Etymology: Latin vacare 'leave empty'.

  2. vacate(Verb)

    To leave an office or position.

    He vacated his coaching position because of the corruption scandal.

    Etymology: Latin vacare 'leave empty'.

  3. vacate(Verb)

    To have a court judgement set aside; to annul.

    The judge vacated the earlier decision when new evidence was presented.

    Etymology: Latin vacare 'leave empty'.

  4. vacate(Verb)

    To leave an area, usually as a result of orders from public authorities in the event of a riot or natural disaster.

    If you do not immediately vacate the area, we will make you leave with tear gas!

    Etymology: Latin vacare 'leave empty'.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vacate(verb)

    to make vacant; to leave empty; to cease from filling or occupying; as, it was resolved by Parliament that James had vacated the throne of England; the tenant vacated the house

    Etymology: [L. vacare, vacatum, to be empty. See Vacant.]

  2. Vacate(verb)

    to annul; to make void; to deprive of force; to make of no authority or validity; as, to vacate a commission or a charter; to vacate proceedings in a cause

    Etymology: [L. vacare, vacatum, to be empty. See Vacant.]

  3. Vacate(verb)

    to defeat; to put an end to

    Etymology: [L. vacare, vacatum, to be empty. See Vacant.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. vacate

    To annul; to make void; to deprive of force; to make of no authority or validity; as, to vacate a commission.

How to pronounce vacate?

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

How to say vacate in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vacate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vacate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of vacate in a Sentence

  1. Raul Labrador:

    We have to remember everything in the House and everything in Congress is about checks and balances, we have two houses of Congress for that reason. We have three branches of government for that reason, and one of the reasons that every board has the freedom to vacate (the chair).

  2. The WBO:

    The WBO World Championship Committee is allowed no other alternative but to cease to recognize Mr. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. as the WBO Welterweight Champion of the World and vacate his title, for failing to comply with our WBO Regulations of World Championship Contests.

  3. District Attorney Jackie Lacey:

    In a few instances, new evidence is discovered and, on rare occasions, mistakes are found, whenever we receive new credible information that may exonerate a person, the responsibility is on us, as prosecutors, to re-examine the facts and, if appropriate, to seek to vacate a wrongful conviction.

  4. Saidi Meck Sadiki:

    We have repeatedly warned them to vacate for their own safety but none of them heeded our call.

  5. Jon Rogers:

    We made this deal with the lower courts that we would vacate the premises within 14 days of the Supreme Court decision, from the very beginning we have promised to exhaust every avenue of appeal available to us and we have now done that.

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