verb (used with object), va·cat·ed, va·cat·ing.
verb (used without object), va·cat·ed, va·cat·ing.
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Origin of vacate
OTHER WORDS FROM vacateva·cat·a·ble, adjectivepre·va·cate, verb (used with object), pre·va·cat·ed, pre·va·cat·ing.re·va·cate, verb (used with object), re·va·cat·ed, re·va·cat·ing.un·va·cat·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for vacate
When you bite into those vacated cells, you experience that delightful crispy texture.
Jones got into the race in July, when it appeared that Herring was going to vacate the position.Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring formally launches reelection bid|Laura Vozzella|December 16, 2020|Washington Post
During the pandemic, many actors, directors, writers, and others have vacated urban cultural centers for locales offering more space and affordability.When Broadway comes back: 5 ways the pandemic will transform the live theater industry|matthewheimer|December 13, 2020|Fortune
During that time, judges have sentenced at least 37 renters to jail after charges stemming from the law, which is officially known as “failure to pay rent, failure to vacate.”A Deputy Prosecutor Was Fired for Speaking Out Against Jail Time for People Who Fall Behind on Rent|by Maya Miller and Ellis Simani|November 27, 2020|ProPublica
In New Orleans, Adams will step into a role vacated by Derrick Favors, who opted to leave the Pelicans Friday for the Utah Jazz in free agency.NBA free agency updates: Lakers get tougher while Jayson Tatum, Donovan Mitchell ink max extensions|Ben Golliver|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
Letterman is vacating the show “sometime next year,” ending a spectacular and hilarious 30-year run in late-night television.
Vacating the earlier convictions and sentences seems nothing more than the parties' desire to get the deal done.
It will readily be conceded, that the vacating of the former office is the condition of the acceptance of the latter.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. II (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
Vacating this post in the year following, he remained without employ up to the year 1821.The Violin|George Dubourg
Peters was also there, packing up the personal effects of the dead man preparatory to vacating the apartment.In the Onyx Lobby|Carolyn Wells
In vacating the hut, the last occupants had left some of the furnishings behind them.Gunman's Reckoning|Max Brand
He walked to the bench which the players were vacating, Clint following, and seated himself.Left Tackle Thayer|Ralph Henry Barbour
British Dictionary definitions for vacate
verb (mainly tr)
- to cancel or rescind
- to make void or of no effect; annul