Associations to the word «Vacation»


VACATION, noun. Freedom from some business or activity. [from 14th c.]
VACATION, noun. (obsolete) Free time given over to a specific purpose; occupation, activity. [15th-17th c.]
VACATION, noun. A period during which official activity or business is formally suspended; an official holiday from university, law courts etc. [from 15th c.]
VACATION, noun. (North America) A holiday; a stretch of leisure time away from work or duty and devoted to rest or pleasure. [from 19th c.]
VACATION, noun. The act of vacating something; moving out. [from 19th c.]
VACATION, noun. (US) (legal) The act of making legally void.
VACATION, verb. (intransitive) To spend or take a vacation.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, noun. A Bible program for children hosted by many Christian churches in the summer.
VACATION DAY, noun. (US) A day one is permitted to not attend work in order to go on a vacation or attend to matters.
VACATION DAYS, noun. Plural of vacation day
VACATION HOME, noun. (US) A building or piece of property used as a secondary residence for vacation purposes; may be rented to others when not in use.

Dictionary definition

VACATION, noun. Leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure; "we get two weeks of vacation every summer"; "we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico".
VACATION, noun. The act of making something legally void.
VACATION, verb. Spend or take a vacation.

Wise words

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