HyperDic: vacation

English > 3 senses of the word vacation:
NOUNtimevacation, holidayleisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
actvacationthe act of making something legally void
VERBstativevacation, holidayspend or take a vacation
vacation > pronunciation
Soundsveykey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > vacation: 3 senses > noun 1, time
Meaningleisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure.
Example"we get two weeks of vacation every summer"
Synonymholiday
Narrowerfield day, outing, picnicA day devoted to an outdoor social gathering
half-termA short vacation about halfway through a school term
honeymoonA holiday taken by a newly married couple
paid vacationA vacation from work by an employee with pay granted
vac, vacayinformal term for vacation
Broaderleisure, leisure timeTime available for ease and relaxation
Spanishvacaciones, vacación
Catalanvacances
Nounsvacationistsomeone on vacation
Verbsvacationspend or take a vacation
English > vacation: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of making something legally void.
Broaderabrogation, repeal, annulmentThe act of abrogating
Verbsvacatecancel officially
English > vacation: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningspend or take a vacation.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymholiday
Narrowerhoneymoonspend a holiday after one's marriage
Broaderspend, passPass time in a specific way
Spanishpasar las vacaciones, vacacionar, veranear
Catalanestiuejar, fer vacances
Nounsvacationleisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
vacationer, vacationistsomeone on vacation
vacationingthe act of taking a vacation

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