What does vanish mean?

Definitions for vanish
ˈvæn ɪʃvan·ish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disappear, vanish, go awayverb

    get lost, as without warning or explanation

    "He disappeared without a trace"

  2. vanish, disappear, go awayverb

    become invisible or unnoticeable

    "The effect vanished when day broke"

  3. fly, fell, vanishverb

    pass away rapidly

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

  4. vanish, disappearverb

    cease to exist

    "An entire civilization vanished"

  5. vanish, fly, vaporizeverb

    decrease rapidly and disappear

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

Wiktionary

  1. vanishverb

    To become invisible or to move out of view unnoticed.

  2. vanishverb

    To become equal to zero.

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

ChatGPT

  1. vanish

    To vanish means to disappear suddenly and completely, often without explanation or visibly going away. It can also refer to gradually ceasing to exist or dying out over time. In mathematics, it refers to becoming zero or negligible.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vanishverb

    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

  2. Vanishverb

    to be annihilated or lost; to pass away

  3. Vanishnoun

    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

  4. 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.]

Wikidata

  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.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. VANISH

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Vanish is ranked #78040 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Vanish surname appeared 245 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Vanish.

    61.6% or 151 total occurrences were White.
    31.4% or 77 total occurrences were Black.
    3.6% or 9 total occurrences were Asian.

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British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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

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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. John Quincy Adams:

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

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    The ultimate purpose of our life is to be happy. We are born for happiness, we are going toward happiness, we like to live in happiness, and we like to vanish from this universe for eternal happiness.

  3. Henry David Thoreau:

    We seem but to linger in manhood to tell the dreams of our childhood, and they vanish out of memory ere we learn the language.

  4. Percy Bysshe Shelley:

    Life may change, but it may fly not; Hope may vanish, but can die not; Truth be veiled, but still it burneth; Love repulsed, -- but it returneth.

  5. Ryan Reynolds:

    I was partying and just trying to make myself vanish in some way.

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