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
How to use vacate in a sentence
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.
The opposition asked leave to bring in a bill vacating all grants of Crown property which had been made since the Revolution.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The act vacating extravagant grants of land in New York confirmed.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Peters was also there, packing up the personal effects of the dead man preparatory to vacating the apartment.In the Onyx Lobby|Carolyn Wells
They made some excuse to Miss Marcia for immediately vacating the house, and hurried outdoors.The Dragon's Secret|Augusta Huiell Seaman
Formal application for the vacating and the giving up of the estate was made by the trustees of the Royal Institution.McGill and its Story, 1821-1921|Cyrus Macmillan
British Dictionary definitions for vacate
- to cancel or rescind
- to make void or of no effect; annul