Definitions for vanish
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word vanish.
disappear, vanish, go awayverb
get lost, as without warning or explanation
"He disappeared without a trace"
vanish, disappear, go awayverb
become invisible or unnoticeable
"The effect vanished when day broke"
fly, fell, vanishverb
pass away rapidly
"Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him"
cease to exist
"An entire civilization vanished"
vanish, fly, vaporizeverb
decrease rapidly and disappear
"the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized"
To become invisible or to move out of view unnoticed.
To become equal to zero.
The function f(x)=x^2 vanishes at x=0.
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.
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
to be annihilated or lost; to pass away
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.]
Vanish may refer to either of two unrelated brands, one by S.C. Johnson and one by Reckitt Benckiser.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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
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.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'vanish' in Verbs Frequency: #832
The numerical value of vanish in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of vanish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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.
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
I am sure these projections that elephants could vanish at the Selous by 2022 are based on past events, not the current situation on the ground, we haven't completely curbed poaching -- we need to step up our efforts. But elephant populations are actually rising and stabilizing in some parts of the country, although poaching has not been completely eradicated.
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.
The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed there is no winter and no night all tragedies, all ennuis, vanish,-all duties even.
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Translations for vanish
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- знікаць, знікнуцьBelarusian
- nulovat se, zmizetCzech
- vergehen, sich verflüchtigen, verschwindenGerman
- anularse, desvanecerse, desaparecerSpanish
- kaduma, haihtuma, hääbumaEstonian
- hävitä, kadotaFinnish
- s'évanouir, disparaître, s'annulerFrench
- անհետանալ, կորչել, չքանալArmenian
- sparire, svanireItalian
- evanesco, aufugio, vanescoLatin
- fordufte, forsvinneNorwegian
- forsvinna, forsvinneNorwegian Nynorsk
- zniknąć, znikaćPolish
- sumir, esvair, [[anular]]-[[se]], desaparecerPortuguese
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