verb (used without object)
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Origin of vacation
OTHER WORDS FROM vacationva·ca·tion·er, va·ca·tion·ist, nounva·ca·tion·less, adjectivemin·i·va·ca·tion, nounpre·va·ca·tion, noun, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH vacationvacation , vocation
How to use vacation in a sentence
I hope you didn’t have vacation planned in the next few weeks.
Smith converted it into a vacation home for his family and used it to host former foster children and trafficking victims.A dodgy deal helped make him a billionaire. It worked, until now.|Peter Whoriskey, Yeganeh Torbati, Keith L. Alexander|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Now, she’s trying to muscle through a proposal to regulate short-term vacation rentals, too.Politics Report: Winners and Losers Special Edition|Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts|November 7, 2020|Voice of San Diego
What it is about is no longer spending a mayoral campaign talking about scooters and vacation rentals instead of homelessness and infrastructure.San Diego Is a Big City – Todd Gloria Wants it to Act Like One|Andrew Keatts|November 6, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Very low automotive loan interest rates plus savings from a cutdown on vacation, restaurant and other entertainment costs had also driven up demand.How the world’s biggest advertisers are spending (or not) as industries adapt to the coronavirus pandemic|Lara O'Reilly|November 4, 2020|Digiday
The announcement will add to rising alarm about the safety of Westerners working and vacationing in Egypt.ISIS Wannabes Claim They Killed an American in Egypt|Jamie Dettmer|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I suspect very few—unless you were vacationing in Hawaii or returning home to Searchlight, Nevada.The ‘Defining Issue of Our Time’ Is Obama’s Constitutional Excesses|Ron Christie|January 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was arrested not long afterwards for drunk driving while vacationing in Florida.
The Kennedy Library released never-before-seen footage of JFK vacationing in Cape Cod with his family.Brian Williams Does Marky Mark, NASA’s Scary Map & More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|August 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mike Giglio on the rumors surrounding the American mom vacationing in Turkey.Speculation Swirls in Istanbul: What Happened to Sarai Sierra?|Mike Giglio|February 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That they had come to her meetings in large numbers while vacationing in Saratoga Springs, this was important.Susan B. Anthony|Alma Lutz
Amy said that Jessie kept them so hard at work that it did not seem at all as though they were vacationing.The Campfire Girls on Station Island|Margaret Penrose
Harrison was vacationing and he viewed the emergency contact from Intersolar Spaceport with annoyance.The Sword|Frank Quattrocchi
Does he build another nest and rear another family, or does he go vacationing?Cornell Nature-Study Leaflets|Various
While my pals were vacationing I was ranching, and ranching under Old Nick is no vacation.The Trail of Conflict|Emilie Baker Loring