HyperDic: vacate

English > 3 senses of the word vacate:
VERBsocialvacate, resign, renounce, give upleave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily
motionvacate, empty, abandonleave behind empty
communicationvacate, revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescindcancel officially
vacate > pronunciation
Soundsvey'keyt
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > vacate: 3 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningLeave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"She vacated the position when she got pregnant"
Synonymsresign, renounce, give up
Narrowerabdicate, renounceGive up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations
Broaderleave office, quit, step down, resignGive up or retire from a position
Spanishdimitir, renegar, renunciar, resignar
Catalandimitir, renegar, renunciar
Adjectivesvacantwithout an occupant or incumbent
English > vacate: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningleave behind empty; move out of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"You must vacate your office by tonight"
Synonymsempty, abandon
Broaderleave, go forth, go awaygo away from a place
Spanishabandonar, desalojar, evacuar
Catalanabandonar, desallotjar, evacuar
Adjectivesvacantwithout an occupant or incumbent
English > vacate: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningCancel officially.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "vacate a death sentence"
Synonymsrevoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind
Narrowerrenege, renege on, renegue on, go back onfail to fulfill a promise or obligation
Broadercancel, strike downdeclare null and void
Spanishanular, cancelar, contradecir, dar una contraorden, derogar, invalidar, invertir, rescindir, retractar, revocar
Catalananul·lar, derogar, invertir, revocar
Nounsvacationthe act of making something legally void

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