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Vacate meaning

vacate - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. leave ( a job, post, post, or position) voluntarily; " She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; " The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
  2. 2. To make vacant; to leave empty; to cease from filling or occupying; as, it was resolved by Parliament that James had vacated the throne of England; the tenant vacated the house.
  3. 3. To annul; to make void; to deprive of force; to make of no authority or validity; as, to vacate a commission or a charter; to vacate proceedings in a cause.
  4. 4. To defeat; to put an end to.
  5. 5. To make or leave empty; abandon; annul.

vacate - examples of usage

  1. I say as you, Mrs Hopgood, ought to be ashamed of yourself for bringing of such a person into a house like mine, and you'll please vacate these premises on the day named.
  2. This communication is from Mr. Milligan, who has found a desirable tenant for the cottage he is now in, and wishes, himself, to occupy the cottage you are going to vacate.
  3. For as one is never miserly until one has acquired wealth, so Garrison was loath to vacate the bed of roses now that he had felt how exceedingly pleasant it was. - "Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course", W. B. M. Ferguson.
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