What does vanish mean?

Definitions for vanish
ˈvæn ɪʃvan·ish

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disappear, vanish, go away(verb)

    get lost, as without warning or explanation

    "He disappeared without a trace"

  2. vanish, disappear, go away(verb)

    become invisible or unnoticeable

    "The effect vanished when day broke"

  3. fly, fell, vanish(verb)

    pass away rapidly

    "Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him"

  4. vanish, disappear(verb)

    cease to exist

    "An entire civilization vanished"

  5. vanish, fly, vaporize(verb)

    decrease rapidly and disappear

    "the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized"

Wiktionary

  1. vanish(Verb)

    To become invisible or to move out of view unnoticed.

  2. vanish(Verb)

    To become equal to zero.

    The function f(x)=x^2 vanishes at x=0.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vanish(verb)

    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

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Vanish(verb)

    to be annihilated or lost; to pass away

    Etymology: [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.]

  3. Vanish(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [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.]

Freebase

  1. Vanish

    Vanish may refer to either of two unrelated brands, one by S.C. Johnson and one by Reckitt Benckiser.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vanish

    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

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'vanish' in Verbs Frequency: #832

How to pronounce vanish?

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

How to say vanish in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vanish in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vanish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of vanish in a Sentence

  1. Eugenie Bouchard:

    I just feel like I haven't been quite Eugenie Bouchard, my confident, aggressive game lately and that's something that I've been working on very hard in practice, i have the belief and I know my skills are still there and nothing can just vanish... It's just about working hard to getting back on track.

  2. Dag Hammarskjold:

    You are the lens in the beam. You can only receive, give, and possess the light as the lens does. 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.

  3. Esty Dwek:

    Nonetheless, we believe that trade uncertainty and growth concerns will not vanish, so any reprieve on either subject will be welcome. We also believe that some earnings growth will be needed for equities to grind higher.

  4. Baba Chawish:

    We need protection and help from the international community, people will only stay if they know this won’t happen again… Or else we, as Yazidi people, will vanish.

  5. John Quincy Adams:

    Patience and perserverence have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

Images & Illustrations of vanish

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