Associations to the word «Vacate»


VACATE, verb. To move out of a dwelling, either by choice or by eviction.
VACATE, verb. To leave an office or position.
VACATE, verb. To have a court judgement set aside; to annul.
VACATE, verb. To leave an area, usually as a result of orders from public authorities in the event of a riot or natural disaster.

Dictionary definition

VACATE, verb. Leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds".
VACATE, verb. Leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight".
VACATE, verb. Cancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley